Organization : Right To Play
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 21 Nov 2017
View : 2009
Deadline : 30 / November / 2017
Position: Field Facilitator/Football Coach
Closing Date: November 30, 2017
Organization: Right To Play Thailand Foundation
Department/Division: Life Skills Development Program
Work location: Bangkok, Thailand
RIGHT TO PLAY
Right To Play is a global organization, using the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps over one million children learn through play to create better futures, while driving lasting social change in more than 20 countries each week. Founded in 2000 by social entrepreneur and four-time Olympic gold medalist Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national fundraising offices in Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regional offices are in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Our programs are facilitated by more than 600 international staff and 14,400 local volunteer Coaches.
The Field Facilitator/Football Coach reports directly to the Project Officer (PO) and is responsible for the implementation of Right To Play (RTP) project activities and providing support and guidance to our partners in using RTP tools. The Field Facilitator will travel regularly for the purpose of conducting youth leader training, coaching, mentoring and supervision, including regular monitoring and evaluation visits to the project communities. He/she is also responsible for monitoring the project for quality of delivery and effectiveness.
- Activities planning and implementation
- Ensures participation of partners, children/young people and stakeholders in the process of project planning and implementation of the proposed activities.
- Supports Coaches, Coach Trainers, and Youth Leaders in developing their activity plans and schedules, encourages their initiatives while ensuring alignment with project proposal facilitates their activities and reports to the Project Officer (PO).
- Organizes and conducts special events activities, play days and sports tournaments.
- In coordination with partners, Coaches, Coach Trainers, and Youth Leaders, 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, Youth 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 Coaches, Coach Trainers and Youth Leaders, 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.
- Monitoring and reporting
- Conducts regular field visits with partners, Coaches, Coach Trainers, and Youth Leaders to follow up and provide support as needed.
- Participates in workshops/training to partners, Coaches, Coach Trainers and Youth Leaders 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 and Regional Office on project progress.
- Submits financial reports related to activity implementation
- Ensures partners and Coaches, Coach Trainers and Youth Leaders are in compliance with Child Safeguarding Policy
- Establish and maintain partnerships.
- 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.
- Supervision and guidance
- Conducts performance assessment of Coaches, Coach Trainers and Youth Leaders and recommends incentives based on the approved incentive criteria.
- In collaboration and consultation with partners, PO and the Field Facilitator implement 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.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required (must have):
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, education or any related discipline.
Desired (an asset):
- Understanding of adult and child education principles
- Understanding of a community-led process
- Understanding of the concept of sport for development
- Understanding of child rights and child protection
Required (must have)
2 years’ experience working in project implementation, training and facilitation, part of which should have been in leading a team.
Desired (an asset):
- Experience implementing a development program with local populations in urban settings
- Experience in training, leading workshops and teaching
- Experience as football coach
- Personal sport and activity background with coaching experience
- Fluency in written and spoken English and Thai
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
Compensation: We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
Start Date: 1 January 2018
HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org and kindly include “Field Facilitator, Life Skills Development Program” and your name in the subject line. Please indicate your salary expectations in the cover letter.
For more information, please visit: www.righttoplay.or.th