Organization : Right To Play Thailand Foundation
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 16 Oct 2014
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Position: Project Coordinator, Refugee Program, Kanchanaburi based
Supervisor: Program Manager
Supervisee: Training Officers and Driver
Closing date: 28th October, 2014
Organization: Right To Play Thailand Foundation
Right To Play is the leading international humanitarian and development organization using the transformative power of sport and play to build essential skills in children and thereby drive social change in communities affected by war, poverty and disease. Right To Play creates a safe place for children to learn and fosters the hope that is essential for children to envision and realize a better future. Right To Play is committed to improving the lives of children and to strengthening their communities by translating the best practices of sport and play into opportunities to promote health, development and peace.
The Project Coordinator will focus on developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating Right To Play programming and operational activities in Tham Hin and Ban Don Yang Temporary Shelters. The Project Coordinator will be expected to contribute towards the achievement of activities outlined in the Project Action Plan. The position will focus on coordinating Right To Play activities in the camp, supporting the Training Officer(s), camp based staff, teachers and leaders in implementing the programs. The Project Coordinator will take a lead role in program management at the camp level, including delivery of the workplan, monitoring through the Performance Measurement Framework, submitting regular reports to the Program Manager (PM) and accounting for project funds they will be entrusted within the course of their work.
The position is based in Kanchanaburi with regular (often daily) travel to Tham Hin and Ban Don Yang Temporary Shelters. Occasional travel may also be required to Mae Sot and other locations around the country for the purpose of conducting teacher, volunteer and partner staff training, coaching, mentoring and supervision, including regular supervision visits. Thus, the successful candidate must be willing to travel out of Kanchanaburi for up to a week at a time. The position is also expected to provide support to other Right To Play projects in Thailand from time to time, as deemed necessary by the PM or Country Manager.
1. Project Administration and Coordination
Coordinate the logistics and administrative requirements for Tham Hin and Ban Don Yang Camps;
Complete regular and timely reports and submit to the Program Manager;
Ensure transparent accounting of finances in line with Right To Play regulations, and in reporting regularly to the Program Manager;
Ensure transparent management of assets, stocks and cash advances;
Collect M & E data in line with the Performance Measurement Framework, including ensuring all activities involving children are included in regular reports;
Assist staff in the organization and implementation of activities including special events, trainings/workshops, field visits, coaching, VIP visits and other events;
Coordinate with other NGOs to ensure Right To Play participation in NGO events;
Assist Training Officer and camp based staff in producing, managing and monitoring regular activity schedules for children;
Coordinate with the Camp Committee and CBOs to ensure that Right To Play teams are included in camp events and that assistance from RTP is given when possible.
Identify equipment and infrastructure needs and work with the PM on the procurement of necessary materials.
2. Adult Education and Workshop Facilitation:
Support and assist the Training Officer(s) to:
Deliver regular and refresher trainings for all Leaders with whom Right To Play is implementing its activities, ensuring all Leaders are properly trained;
Provide regular coaching, mentoring and supervision of all Leaders with whom Right To Play is implementing its activities;
Review existing and prepare new training material
Maintain transparent training schedule for camp based coaches and teachers
Provide training in project management for camp based staff
Support RTTs and Leaders in implementing Right To Play activities, and carrying out monitoring/evaluating tasks;
Ensure that regular evaluations (outputs and outcomes) are carried out in coordination with rest of the Refugee Program Team.
3. Networking and Partnership Building
Maintain a good working relationship with Ministry of Interior Officials responsible for the Camps and inform the PM of any challenges or changes to regulations that arise.
Ensure regular and ongoing dialogue with stakeholders;
Ensure Camp Committee and other Camp Authorities/CBOs are aware of Right To Play’s programming events;
Build and maintain partnerships with parent-teacher associations, refugee leaders and community groups;
Cooperate with other partner staff, NGOs and CBOs, maintaining a good working relationship. Ensure the PM is informed of relevant developments/initiatives.
Qualifications and Experience
Previous experience with an NGO;
Fluency in English and Thai;
Experience in education delivery and adult training;
Computer literacy in Word and Excel;
University Degree, preferably in a related field;
Belief in and agreement with the Child Protection Principles outlined in the Right To Play Child Protection Policy and Implementation Guidelines;
Belief in the importance of sport as an effective learning tool.
Fluency in Karen and/or Burmese
Experience in child development; and
Experience with the Thai Refugee Setting.
Note: Proof of Thai Citizenship required.
How to apply: Send your CV and Cover Letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the title of position to which you are applying in the subject title
While we thank all applications for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.