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Job title: Life Skills Programme Coordinator

Company: Yuwa India

Job description: Educate girls. Change the world. Are you an adventurous person interested in mentoring India’s future change makers Yuwa India is seeking a passionate individual for a Programme Coordinator position at Yuwa in Ranchi District, Jharkhand. This role specifically focuses on programme delivery for vulnerable girls and young women. Responsibilities will include updating and improving a life-skills workshop curriculum, designing creative workshop activities, managing and training a group of local teenage workshop facilitators, and contributing to a positive and energetic organizational environment. Yuwa’s atmosphere is one of collaboration, respect, and mutual learning. Candidates must be excited by the mission of putting girls’ futures into their own hands. About Yuwa Yuwa is an internationally acclaimed non-governmental organization that uses soccer and education to put girls in charge of their own futures. Yuwa is registered as a Trust in India and as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in the USA. Yuwa is based in villages in the Ranchi district of Jharkhand, where girls are especially at risk of dropping out of school, child marriage, gender-related violence, and human trafficking. Through the creation of soccer teams, girls gain leadership skills and confidence, continue their education, and are less likely to be forced into child marriage. Here, teamwork is a powerful force to promote health, education and improved livelihoods among the most important agents of change-young women. Watch Yuwa girls speaking at TEDx here and here. Almost all of Yuwa’s external representation is done by the girls themselves. Yuwa has been featured in Al-Jazeera, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Businessweek, BBC, Sports Illustrated, Hindustan Times, Times of India, ABC News , and other media in India and internationally. Recent awards include: 2023 FICCI Arise Excellence in Sport Award 2021 Chegg Global Student Prize Top 10 Finalist (Seema Kumari) 2019 Laureus Sport for Good Award 2017 Microsoft ‘People of Action’ 2016 India Today Digital Trailblazers Award 2015 Cequin WOWmen Award Celebrating Men for Women 2014-2019 FIFA Football for Hope Awardee 2013 Barclay’s Beyond Sport ‘Sport for Social Inclusion’ Winner 2013 Times Now Amazing Indians Award (category: Indian at Heart) Yahoo India ’12 Unsung Heroes of 2012′ 2012 NDTV Spirit of Sport Award, (‘Best Promotion of Education through Sport’) 2012 Ashoka Changemakers award (all-Asia winner) for Innovative Secondary Education for Skills Enhancement (ISESE) 2011 Nike Gamechangers Award Programme Coordinator responsibilities include: Planning weekly life-skills workshops for adolescent girls, utilizing and expanding upon an interactive curriculum which covers topics related to health, rights, team building, and future planning Communicating weekly workshop plans to a group of teenage workshop facilitators so that they are prepared to lead workshops Mentoring and managing the group of teenage workshop facilitators so that they feel motivated, proud of their work, and prepared for their role Leading an annual multi-day ‘Workshop Facilitator’ training for young women who would like to become workshop facilitators Monitoring the quality of the workshop program by regularly collecting feedback from the participants and workshop facilitators Engaging regularly with participants’ families in order to build community trust in the organization as well as to better understand the local context Contributing to a positive and energetic working environment Qualifications University graduate Experience working with or mentoring young people Positive recommendation from past employers Required Skills Fluent in English and minimum of basic knowledge of Hindi Demonstrated knowledge of the major life-skills curriculum content including female health and sexual education, basic financial literacy, social justice topics Strong organizational and record keeping skills, including monitoring and evaluation Flexibility – able to work independently and also take direction as needed Strong communication skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues, participants, youth workshop facilitators, and parents Curiosity: desire to continue learning Sense of urgency: desire to make the most of the participants’ time

Location: Ranchi, Jharkhand

Job date: Sat, 04 May 2024 22:50:38 GMT