FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology — creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Mentor Coordinator
FHI 360 is currently recruiting for the position of Mentor Coordinator for the upcoming USAID/Mali Girls’ Leadership Empowerment through Education (GLEE) project. The purpose of the GLEE project will be to improve girls’ learning outcomes and facilitate girls’ leadership and empowerment skills. Illustrative activities could include girls’ catch-up programs, scholarships, peer-to-peer mentoring, parent and community involvement and dialogue, conflict mitigation, and psycho-social and well-being support.
The Mentor Coordinator will be responsible for collaborating with school administrations and identifying teachers passionate about ‘teaching’ and willing to be project mentors. The Mentor Coordinator is also responsible for organizing mentor training workshops, ensuring that mentoring sessions in project schools are being executed as planned, and confirming that the mentor sessions cover topics most relevant to the beneficiaries’ lives. The Mentor Coordinator will assist in the monthly report and work plan preparation; organize and execute mentors’ training workshops; monitor and evaluate mentor training and mentors’ performance; facilitate the creation of sustainable girls’ mentoring in venues outside school/classroom setting; and prepare additional activities supporting secondary schools; for example, including internship and vocational training programs.
FHI 360 anticipates that the Mentor Coordinator will be based in in Bamako, Mali with project-funded travel to other parts of Mali. Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project, and the selection of the final applicant is subject to USAID approval.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
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