8 Field Facilitator Canadian NGO Job Opportunities – Right To Play

Job Title:   Field Facilitator (8 Job
Opportunities)
 

Organization:  Right
To Play

Duty Station:  Adjumani,
Uganda

About US:

Right To Play is a
global organization committed to improving the lives of children and youth
affected by conflict, disease and poverty. Established in 2000, Right To Play
has pioneered a unique play-based approach to learning and development which
focuses on quality education, life skills, health, gender equality, child
protection and building peaceful communities. With programming in over 15
countries, Right To Play transforms the lives of more than one million children
each week, both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to our work
with children, Right To Play advocates with parents, local communities, and
governments to advance the fundamental rights of all children. Right To Play is
headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has operations in North America, Europe,
the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Visit us at www.righttoplay.com

Job Summary: The
Field Facilitator reports directly to the Project Officer (PO) and is
responsible for the implementation of Right To Play project activities and
providing support and guidance to the community team in using RTP tools in the
project location. He/she is also responsible for monitoring the project for
quality of delivery and effectiveness.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Job Responsibility
#1: Activity planning and implementation 45% of Time):

·       
Conducts
needs assessment, evaluates the skills of the team and recommends the
appropriate training.

·       
Supports
Coaches and Coach Trainers in developing their activity plans and schedules,
encourages their initiatives while ensuring alignment with project proposal,
facilitates their activities and reports to the PO.

·       
Organizes
and conducts special events activities, play days and sports tournaments.

·       
In
coordination with partners, Coaches and Coach Trainers, evaluates events,
provides updates of lessons learned and best practices and reports on progress
and challenges as they arise.

·       
Manages
the logistical arrangements for training workshops and events.

·       
Assesses
training needs of Coach Trainers, Coaches, Junior Leaders, teachers and
partners, recommends the suitable intervention and works with them to develop
training schedules.

·       
Organizes
and facilitates training workshops conducted by other program staff and
participates in the training as required.

·       
Facilitates
the training sessions conducted by Coach Trainers, evaluates them and reports
to the PO.

·       
Handles
equipment management and distribution in the assigned community.

·       
Handles
advance payments and manages cash money used for the activity implementation.

·       
Follows
up on how partners are spending budget received for project implementation in
the location and verifies the accuracy of their financial reports and receipts
and reports to the PO.

·       
Assesses
needs for facility repairs and upgrades in the community, facilitates the
authorized work and ensures that overall work has been completed in accordance
with the approved standards

Job Responsibility
#2: Monitoring and reporting (20% of Time):

·       
Conducts
regular field visits with partners, Coach Trainers and Coaches to follow up and
provide support as needed.

·       
Participates
in workshops/training to partners, Coaches and Coach Trainers in the
quantitative data collection tools and qualitative monitoring tools and ensures
accurate and timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data to RTP
team.

·       
Provides
narrative, qualitative and quantitative monitoring information/data to support
monthly, quarterly and annual reports to update Country Office on project
progress.

·       
Submits
financial reports related to activity implementation.

·       
Ensures
partners and Coaches are in compliance with Child Safeguarding Policy.

Job responsibility
#3: Establish and maintain partnerships. (20% of time)

·       
Identifies
community needs, participates in the selection of communities and partners to
be included in RTP program in the respective field.

·       
Represents
RTP in the project location and relevant forums and have regular consultations
with local partners, stakeholders and key beneficiaries in the assigned
community.

Job responsibility
#4: Supervision and guidance (10% of Time)

·       
Conducts
performance assessment of Coach Trainers and Coaches and recommends incentives
based on the approved incentive criteria.

·       
In
collaboration and consultation with partners, PO and the Training Officer
implements a Coach Incentive system.

·       
In
collaboration and consultation with partners identifies potential Coaches who
can become Coach Trainers.

·       
Recommends
Coach Trainers and Coaches for certification.

Job responsibility
#5: Performs other duties as assigned: (5% of Time)

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The ideal
candidate for the Right to Play Field Facilitator job must hold a Bachelor’s
degree in Social Sciences, Adult Education or any related discipline.

·       
Two years
of experience working in project implementation and facilitation part of which
should have been in leading a team

·       
Understanding
of adult education principles

·       
Computer
literacy in outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet

·       
 Effective report writing

·       
Understanding
of a community-led process

·       
Understanding
of the concept of sport for development and Peace and/or Play-Based Learning

·       
Experience
of child rights and child safeguarding

·       
Languages:
Fluency in spoken and written
English and local language(s) (Madi and Luo).

Desired Qualifications:

·       
Experience
implementing a development program with local populations in both rural and
urban settings

·       
Experience
working with Refugee, IDP and host communities

·       
Experience
in Rights based programming, Gender, and Sexual and Gender-based Violence
Experience of delivering development programs for pre-primary, primary and
secondary schools

·       
Experience
in training, leading workshops and teaching

·       
Personal
sport and activity background with coaching experience

·       
Holds a
valid driver’s license

Competencies/ Personal Attributes:

·       
Ability
to confidently represent oneself and Right To Play

·       
Effective
planning and organizing skills

·       
 Coaching and feedback skills

·       
Excellent
communication skills both verbal and written

·       
Strong
development and team building skills

CONTRACT DURATION: Anticipated 8 month contract with possibility of renewal subject to
funding.

COMPENSATION:
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including a flexible work
policy (e.g. work from home).

How to Apply:

If you are
interested in applying for these positions, please send your resume and cover
letter to: ugandahr@righttoplay.com and kindly include “Position + Location +
Name” in the subject line (e.g. Field Facilitator, Adjumani, Brian Jones).
Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.

While we thank all
applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be
contacted. Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees
regardless of their gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation
or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for
flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a
healthy work-life balance. We are a child-centered organization. Our
recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and
protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required
to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.

Deadline: 30th April 2020

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