Community Facilitator (Social Accountability) Job at Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) - Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Community Facilitator (Social Accountability)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Social Services & Nonprofit ]

 

Jobs at:

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Deadline of this Job:
13th June 2019  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


JOB DETAILS:
VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. As a VSO volunteer you’ll live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. By sharing your unique skills and experience you’ll help generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities you work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us as a VSO volunteer and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.
Role overview
This is a post for a national volunteer only. The volunteer will support VSO and the partner to strengthen citizen participation and social accountability to improve access to quality services as part of the project ‘Imbere Heza’ (Bright Futures) which focuses on Adolescent Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (AYSRHR) for Deaf youth in Nyagatare. The volunteer will support the pilot of social accountability tools adopted by VSO which aim to ensure citizens have a voice in the decision that affect them and can influence how services are designed, delivered and monitored.
Some background about VSO
Much has changed since VSO started 60 years ago. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. In 2016/2017 alone, we worked with over 7,000 volunteers from all over the world and from all backgrounds to deliver services that had an impact on the lives of almost 2.6 million people in the 24 countries where we work. Our programmes focus on the areas of health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We believe progress is only possible when we work together and that strong partnerships are crucial to delivering positive change. That’s why we work with over 500 partner organisations, from local and national governments, to businesses, NGOs, funders, charities and community groups. Currently, over 30% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same; to build a world without poverty. .

Job Responsibilities: Not Specified


Skills
Competencies and Behaviour
At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies:
• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge
Equal Opportunities
• VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce. Deaf people and people who use Sign Language are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.
Allowance
• As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country.

Job Qualifications: Not Specified


Job Education Requirements: Not Specified


Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

 

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 13th June 2019
Duty Station: Rwanda
Posted: 12-06-2019
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 12-06-2019
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 12-06-2065
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