Volunteer Trainer (Bridge Project)

Skills Outside School Foundation

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PRIMARY DUTIES OF A VOLUNTEER TRAINER

  • Selection of the Participants
  • Coordinating the 7 skills workshops for the participants
  • Coordinating the career development journey of the participants
  • Writing a progress report which must be submitted to the Program Officer
  • Administering the robust skills workshops and career and education workshop evaluation framework
  • Managing the Applications process for external opportunities for the students
  • Facilitating the Business challenge workshop

 

SECONDARY DUTIES OF VOLUNTEER TRAINER

  • The design of the skills workshops - the selection of the techniques to achieve the goals and the steering of group processes
  • Understanding the participants and the workshop content prior to planning the workshop
  • Following a stepbystep process to clarify assumptions and focus the workshops on the specific objectives of the sessions
  • Making adjustments to the workshop design—structure and learning activities—as needed for the situation
  • Sharing firsthand practical experiences with the participants to extend their learning and understanding
  • Leading followup and evaluation of the learning, collecting feedback on the event and tracking learning, during and after the workshop
  • Providing additional examples of concepts and case studies to guide and support participants’ learning

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Program Manager (Bridge)

  • Time commitment of volunteer position:
  • 8 hours a week (minimum)
  • 12 hours a week (maximum)
  • Saturdays only, required between 9.00am-5.00pm (full day)
  • Every week for three-four weeks

 

LOCATION(S) FOR THE VOLUNTEER POSITION

Abuja 

 

ASSIGNMENT

Trainers will be assigned to schools based on proximity to the location and days of preference

 

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

  • Presentation - communicating ideas, using visual and other aids, giving feedback, listing skills
  • Facilitation - managing activities, eliciting contributions and learning, creative and innovative thinker, ability to create an atmosphere of confidence among participants.
  • One-to-one - coaching, counseling, mentoring, advising, assessing
  • Consultancy - investigating, advising, evaluating
  • Design - designing activities, e-literate, knowledge of group development, including the ability to sense a group’s mood and change methods or adjust the program on the spot.
  • Interpersonal - building relationships, ability to handle conflict, trust in other people and their capacities, respect for the opinions of others, does not impose ideas on others, adaptable.
  • Assertiveness - confidence, challenging and supporting.
  • Expertise and Interest - knowledgeable, insightful, up to date, enthusiastic about being a trainer.

 

OTHER ABILITIES

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Proficiency in cloud software applications (Skydrive, DropBox, Google Docs)

Summary

Company

Skills Outside School Foundation

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Abuja

Specialization

NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type

Contract

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years