JOB AT Kids Play International (KPI) : Program Coordinator : ( Deadline : 05 April 2019)
Position: Program Coordinator
Type: Independent Contractor, 2 Year minimum commitment
Position Location: Gatagara, Rwanda, Southern Province
Program Location: Gatagara, Rwanda (90 minutes outside of Kigali)
Start Date: May 2019 (Flexible)
Compensation: Dependent on experience. Includes Housing at KPI Guesthouse, KPI related expenses; internet, phone, Visa, transportation.
Promote gender equity through sport and the Olympic Values in post genocide affected countries.
Build a global community in which the power of sport enables boys and girls to positively challenge and shift gender, social and cultural norms that reinforce gender inequality
Kids Play International (KPI)has been working in a rural community in Rwanda called Gatagara since 2012 and is primarily working towards reducing negative gender stereotypes and improving the leadership skills of women and girls so they can forge their own paths. Both our Let’s Play Fair (LPF) and new All Girls United (AGU) programs methodically encourage both girls and boys to challenge harmful gender stereotypes; and they help girls find their voices in order to transcend restrictive conceptions of femininity, become confident leaders and self-advocates, and ultimately attain better educational, employment, and healthy living outcomes.
KPI is working to continue the transition of the day-to-day operations of ourprograms to the local coaching staff in Rwanda. Additionally, creating a replicable program model and gender sensitive foundational workshops that will enable us to deepen our impact and expand our reach in the years to come. KPI also organizes and hosts multiple annual volunteer trips to help cultivate KPI supporters and donors; providing rewarding cross-cultural experiences between US Volunteers and our Rwandan players, coaches and greater community.
Kids Play is seeking a Co-Program Coordinator who recognizes that sport can create social change. This is also someone who is excited and inspired to work in a rural village helping to empower both girls and boys to challenge harmful gender stereotypes which can create a more equitable society. KPI’s PC should ideally be someone who has lived or travelled abroad, played/enjoys/understands how sport can be used as a tool to promote social change, is an advocate for equality between girls and boys and has excellent organizational, writing and communication and presentation skills. Candidates should be interested and committed to working and living at Kids Play’s Guesthouse located in the ruralvillage of Gatagara, Rwanda.
The overall responsibilities will include; developing and facilitating gender equity and sport curriculum for our Let’s Play Fair, All Girls United, Fair Play Community Day programs, facilitating our Fair Play Workshop to local partners (coaches/teachers), planning and executing special events/camps throughout the year, leading coach capacity trainings, assisting in coach and youth professional development trainings, working with local partners, executing required activities within awarded grants, building deeper impact with our partner schools, observing and collecting data on all programs, help organize volunteer trip itineraries/activities, writing reports and managing social media content and newsletters.
The responsibilities of this position may change depending on the skills, professional interests and goals of the selected candidate.
SCOPE OF WORK & DESIRED OUTCOMES:
Position: Co-Program Coordinator
Primary Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude (but not limited to):
● Design, write and conduct coaches trainings around seasonal curriculum for Let’s Play Fair, All Girls United and Fair Play Community programs within KPI’s existing curriculum framework.
● Plan and execute at least 3 community days per year that involve an outside community partner that complements KPI’s gender equity work.
● Help plan and execute Partner School educational sessions around MHM, SRH, importance of girls education, etc.
● Help deliver ongoing curriculum and professional development trainings to KPI’s coaching staff.
● Help design and deliver Youth Professional Development to prepare for graduating out of KPI program.
● Facilitate our Fair Play Leadership Workshop to other local NGO’s (coaches/teachers/youth workers)
● Help oversee KPI’s school giving program.
● Assist coaching staff in the carrying out of LPF and AGU program sessions.
● Organize and coordinate volunteer trips.
● Help Design and Conduct and evaluate activities as outlined in grants KPI has received.
Monitoring & Evaluation
Attend LPF, AGU programming and coach professional development sessions and complete weekly observation reports for each.
Help collect program attendance, school attendance, school grades, exam scores, height and weight on a regular basis.
Maintain updated excel database with all of this information for monitoring and evaluation purposes.
Conduct survey, observations and focus group discussions as they pertain to monitor and evaluation of activities outlined in grants.
● Help write monthly program newsletters, and maintain weekly KPI Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as it pertains to programming.
● Help capture ongoing photographs, videos, and testimonials of participants and Coaches for social media, website, and funding purposes.
● Serve as a Kids Play representative for the organization in partnership meetings and site visits.
● Write weekly and quarterly reports for and assist with other grant reports per the activities you are working on.
● Dependent on experience
● Includes Housing at KPI Guesthouse
● KPI related expenses; internet, phone, transportation.
How To Apply:
All candidates should email a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications and a current resume to: [email protected] Please include “RWA Program Coordinator” in the subject line. Deadline April 5, 2019.