Education Coordinator- Greece

Title: Education Coordinator, Greece

Responsible To:  Chief Executive Officer, Education Advisory Panel

Supervises: Education Volunteers

Time Commitment: Immediately, through December 2017

Team: Education Team

General Summary

Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer oversees and directs the planning, organizing, and implementation of intimate health education for refugees in Greece. These services contribute to the increased health, wellness and empowerment in migrants aged 12 and over and the recognition and enhancement of parents and community leaders as the ideal educators of their children and communities.

Qualifications and Requirements:

1.     Post-secondary degree in education, medicine, sexual and reproductive health, or similar;

2.     Have knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of sexual and reproductive health (or comparable programs), and health education for young people and adults;

3.     Bilingual or multilingual candidates with competency in Arabic, Farsi, Dari, or Kurdish preferred;

4.     Personal qualifications such as emotional maturity, willingness to cooperate with the aims of the program, respect for children and adults, flexibility, patience, good personal hygiene, and physical and mental health; and

5.     Have education or experience in collaborating, coordinating and teaching across cultures.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1.     Lead the planning, partnership and implementation of intimate health and wellness education programs;

2.     Lead education and implementation partnership development for education programs in Greece;

3.     Deliver pre-engagement and onboarding training for all education volunteers;

4.     Assure that files and documentation are complete, accurate, and confidentially maintained; and,

5.     Perform other duties, as may be required.

Compensation and Benefits

This is an unpaid, volunteer-based, leadership position. Please see below for details of available benefits during tenure:

  • Use of team phone, along with SMs/text and calling cost credits. Phone and credits use are exclusively for organization-specific purposes.

  • The use of a branded work vest and organizational credentials.

  • Travel expenses outside of the Greater Athens area incurred for work will be covered: per funding available, on a low-budget level.

  • Upon successful completion of contract, up to 100 euros of refunded personal transport reimbursement (back to home country).

Additional Requirements:

1.     Requires ability to use abstract reasoning, problem solving, planning, and analytical skills in: training, evaluation, and program development;

2.     Requires effective interpersonal and oral communication skills for supervisory duties;

3.     Requires effective writing and oral communication skills to conduct meetings and training sessions, and to prepare reports that are clear, complete, comprehensive, and use good grammar and punctuation;

4.     Successful experience working in a team setting;

5.     Ability to present a positive image of the organization to partners, students, and the community.

 

TO APPLY: Send resume/CV and cover letter to Kaleigh Heard, Chief Executive Officer, at kaleigh.heard@theunmentionables.ca