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Community Coordinator - Peru

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FutureSense Foundation
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Cusco, Cuzco, Peru
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Publicado há 17 dias

FutureSense Foundation (FSF) is a small international development charity that works mainly in rural areas to support disadvantaged and marginalized communities around the world, to help them build a brighter future. We currently have permanent hubs and operate programmes across 6 countries where we support local partner schools, communities and health centers through a grassroots community development approach. Our work aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and is focused on long-term and sustainable community development through three core programme areas; Education, Health & Livelihoods.

Through our long-term programmes in Education, Health and Livelihoods, we offer opportunities for individuals and groups to volunteer and work alongside our hub teams contribute to our in-country development work. Our groups mainly include UK and Australia based university and college students aged 16 and above that come to FutureSense Foundation through our sister organization; Challenges Abroad who work with the students and education partners, offering service-learning opportunities for students to develop as Global Citizens and future leaders. 

We are now looking for a full time (40h/week) passionate & driven community leader to join our team as the Community Coordinator in our hub in Urubamba, Peru. Overseeing all local partnerships and hub growth for programme development, delivery and, volunteer activities in our Peru hub we require project and team management experience, strong customer service and group process management understanding, and excellent intercultural communication skills. Previous experience in delivering community development, youthwork and/or environmental protection projects with an organization involved in international development in a management role is highly desirable. 


ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Management:

  • Strategically plan and oversee the delivery, monitoring & evaluation, and development of all programmes in the Cambodia hub.
  • Identify areas of need and opportunities for growth through research, needs assessments, and partner evaluations.
  • Uphold minimum programme delivery standards to ensure sustainable programme delivery, ethical practices, maximum impact and alignment with then UN Sustainable Development Goals. 
  • Uphold the partner engagement strategy to develop effective working relationships with local communities and partners to ensure community needs are being met and our programme outputs are effective.
  • Ensuring appropriate training, mentoring and support for the in-country team, volunteers and partners to ensure high quality programme delivery.


Operations: 

  • Strategically oversee the planning and implementation of volunteer logistics to ensure high quality programme delivery and a positive volunteer experience to grow our supporter base.
  • Create, manage and report on all hub operational, volunteer and project budgets
  • Effectively manage and support your diverse in-country team to achieve operational targets 
  • Ensure the safety and security of the team, volunteers and beneficiaries in line with our safeguarding policies 
  • Represent FutureSense Foundation locally and globally by sharing our work and upholding our organizational standards and values 


ROLE BENEFITS & PERKS

  • Monthly allowance –1,800 - 2,000 PEN
  • 34 days of leave (including annual leave & public holidays)
  • 5 days of personal leave
  • Phone allowance 
  • Paid travel expenses
  • Monthly global job-training workshops


Required Qualifications & Experience

  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Fluent in Spanish (written and spoken)
  • Bachelor’s degree or min. 2 years of working experience
  • First Aid qualification and certificate
  • Good local area knowledge and understanding of the Education system
  • Experience working with people from different cultures 


Required Skills & Competences

  • Good planning & coordination skills
  • Strong networking and relationship management skills
  • Good customer service and team working skills
  • Basic understanding of ethical practices in community development


Your Attitudes of Success

  • A passion for helping and supporting people from disadvantaged communities
  • Willingness to participate in the actual programme delivery of the hub and ability to uphold FSF’s minimum standards on programme delivery
  • Comfortable working in a flexible environment and prepared to go above and beyond and work long hours when needed


Preferred Qualifications/Skills

  • Experience working with international volunteers or tourists
  • Experience in delivering educational workshops for children youth and/or adults


Please note that all new positions are subject to a 3-month probationary period.

FutureSense Foundation (FSF) is a small international development charity that works mainly in rural areas to support disadvantaged and marginalized communities around the world, to help them build a brighter future. We currently have…

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Localização

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Av. Urubamba, Cusco 08007, Peru

Como se inscrever

To apply

Send our Global Operations Manager Victoria Eriksson (Victoria@futuresense.co.uk) an email with the subject line: Community Coordinator Peru. The email should include;

·      Your CV (in English)

·      A cover letter outlining why you would make an excellent leader of our hub in Cambodia  

·      Two professional references

To apply

Send our Global Operations Manager Victoria Eriksson (Victoria@futuresense.co.uk) an email with the subject line: Community Coordinator Peru. The email should include…

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