Youth Mentor at Rungano-Ndota Initiatve (RNI) Job at Benimpuhwe - Career Opportunity in Rwanda
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Vacancy title:
Youth Mentor at Rungano-Ndota Initiatve (RNI)

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Advertising & Marketing ]

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Deadline of this Job:
24 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

We have developed RNI in collaboration with Rwanda Youth Partnership, our partners in the USA. Through this partnership we interact with supporters and mentors from the USA and other countries who support our mission. Together we are planning to scale up the program in other districts of the country.

General responsibilities for all Rungano-Ndota program staff:
• Participate constructively in the RNI community and establish friendly relationships with youth
• Help design and facilitate Rungano Program Days and Alumni Forums
• Support some individual youth as a mentor and through an annual home visit
• Facilitate sector cluster mentoring groups
• Help design and facilitate in RNI Business Bootcamp and Business Idea Generation Day
• Coach at least one youth cooperative business and sometimes youth personal businesses
• For Staff Development Retreats and accompanying the Annual RYP Delegation, occasionally continue work through a weekend or overnight away from home
• Participate in Monitoring and Evaluation
• Help prepare and implement virtual events organized by Rungano-Ndota with Rwanda Youth Partnership
• Support colleagues with their responsibilities through feedback and helping each other
• Coordinate with the staff team to support the personal wellness of all RNI youth by designing and implementing strategies for one-to-one and group mentoring
• Design and implement special support for youth returning from Iwawa National Rehabilitation Center, raising children as single parents, or living with disabilities
• Identify outside counseling resources and build partnerships to benefit RNI youth who need more support
• Coordinate RNI’s annual youth home visits
• Design and implement Sector Cluster Mentoring groups
• Coordinate annual TVET recruitment and selection; English classes, and “School Success” workshops
• Bring the staff team additional resources and development as mentors
• Maintain records and complete reports as required

Essential Qualifications and Required Skills:
• Possess reliable, clear teamwork communication style, with colleagues, youth, and external partners
• Possess a deep understanding of the barriers faced by youth who are not in formal education and employment – coupled with an equal belief in their potential for success
• Demonstrate ability to build positive, empowering relationships with vulnerable youth
• Have high integrity and ethical behavior in all they do
• Are Rwandan by nationality and thoroughly understand the context of the country
• Are young themselves, because the work requires flexibility, travels, and working with youth
• Have mid to high-level skills in MS Word and Excel
• Are fluent in spoken and written Kinyarwanda and English
• Perform any other duties as assigned by the organization.
• Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, psychology, social work, mental health, or related field.
• 1+ years experience working with vulnerable youth
• Experience with the dynamics of addiction and recovery is an added advantage
• The youth mentor shall work under the supervision of the district coordinator

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 12

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Job Info
Job Category: Administrative jobs in Rwanda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 24 September 2021
Duty Station: Kigali
Posted: 14-09-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-09-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-09-2065
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