life skills program coordinator
ETI is currently recruiting up a part-time Life Skills Program Coordinator who will be responsible for the design, organization and implementation of our Life Skills Program from September 1 – December 31, 2018 in the Mount Lebanon area.
Life Skills Program Coordinators will be required to visit our visually impaired participants at their respective homes to reinforce training associated with ETI’s Life Skills curriculum as well as train and oversee a team of eager, hard-working ETI volunteers on the ground as needed. Individuals who will be considered for this position will need to be organized, goal-oriented, efficient, and responsible for their own transportation to visit our visually impaired participants at their homes.
Locations of our visually impaired participants who will need to be visited on a weekly basis include, but are not limited to: Mar Elias, Jnah, Chiyah, Badawi Camp, Tariq El Jdideh, Ain El Remeneh, Borj El Barajne and Sahra Chweifat.
Manage logistics and execution of ETI’s Empowerment Programs, including: Parents Workshop,
Volunteer Training, and Life Skills Programs
Act as liaison between ETI and partnering organizations for Life Skills Programs
Act as ETI point of contact for visually impaired participants and their families
Compose and maintain case files for each participant
Reporting associated with Life Skills Program including weekly, monthy and bi-annual reports
Lead the training of Life Skills Coordinators and volunteers in Lebanon (on-site) for the
implementation of Life Skills Program and Parent Workshop
Collaborate with Life Skills Program’s team members with localizing and tailoring the curriculum
according to each socio-cultural context
Collect feedback associated with the implementation of Life Skills Program and Parent
Workshop in Lebanon
Assist ETI Research Evaluation team for the evaluation of Life Skills Programs as needed
Participate in ETI's team meetings (phone calls, Skype, etc) on a weekly basis
Respond to emails and other contact in a timely manner
Report to ETI Lebanon Country Director
Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, social work, special education or similar field; or equivalent
work experience. Graduate degree strongly preferred
1 – 3 Years relevant experience in project/program coordination
Experience working with youth between the ages of 4 – 18 years old required
Experience working in programs for blind youth are strongly preferred
Experience in program management or coordination strongly preferred
Must be available and capable to travel to homes of participants around the Mount Lebanon
Highly organized and strong attention to detail; ability to work in a fast-paced environment,
multi-task; and prioritize effectively
Must be comfortable working in local communities and walking/guiding blind and visually
impaired children in the communities and neighborhoods including in Mount Lebanon and
surrounding areas as well as refugee camps
Discretion, flexibility and the ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure
Excellent written/verbal communication
Professional written and spoken fluency in Arabic and English
Position Type: Part-time; Approximately 20 hours per week.
Estimated Salary: $800 USD/month
Interested candidates should submit a resume and letter of interest to Lauren Johnson, ETI Chief Operations Officer, at email@example.com.