Skill Development Facilitator (Homestead Gardening)

Job Description

Title: Skill Development Facilitator (Homestead Gardening)

Company Name: DanChurch Aid, Bangladesh office

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar

Employment Status: Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor's or Diploma degree in relevant field (Agriculture, Horticulture, Vocational Diploma etc.) /

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 2 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Contract period: 3 months with the possibility of extension due to funding
∎ Reporting to: Education Team Leader
∎ Location: Rohingya Refugee camps
∎ Overall purposes of the role: The Skills Facilitator will plan and conduct different sessions for adolescent girls and women where they will learn Homestead gardening. Additionally, the facilitator will support girls and women with lessons covering basic business skills, marketing, etc.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Planning and implementation:
∎ Facilitate and lead skill development sessions for women and girls in DCA's spaces on homestead gardening skills, brief in use of material supports for vegetables gardening at home with possibly through an outreach approach preparation during cultivation, use of pesticides in field area and in irrigation process etc.
∎ Design and prepare lesson plans for usual sessions covering of the technical training as well as the business skills.
∎ Conduct regular assessments on selected participants.
∎ Ensure active engagement of students and volunteers from the community.
∎ Closely cooperate with colleagues from the livelihood, GBV team and education team and stay abreast of the latest developments of the local market.
∎ Ensure that activities are conducted in agreement with operational guidelines and are culturally appropriate.
∎ Maintain an appreciative and welcoming atmosphere while conducting the sessions.
∎ Provide the attendees with information regarding the available services in the camps.
∎ Liaison and coordination with local authorities and stakeholders for market linkage
∎ Track and report on attendance of the different activities.
∎ Participate in ant Teachers' training to improve pedagogical skill.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 2 years relevant working experience (education degree can be considered for the experienced person).
∎ Previous facilitation/training experience.
∎ Understanding of setting up small businesses and the key skills involved.
∎ Proficiency in Chittagonian dialect required, Proficiency of English and Burmese language desirable.
∎ Experience in conducting sessions, ideally skills training for adolescent girls and youth women.
∎ Experience and/or knowledge in keeping participants engaged using interactive communication and teaching approaches.
∎ Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by her supervisor.
∎ Have a good understanding of situation of Rohingya population and issues female population faces.
∎ Good team working and organizational skills
∎ Undertake other duties that may be determined by the supervisor.
∎ Due to the nature of the work only female candidates will be considered!
∎ Key competencies
∎ Pro-active with an ability to think analytically, identifying opportunities and mechanisms to broaden programming
∎ Self-starter and take initiative
∎ Results oriented
∎ Excellent planning and organizational skills
∎ Ability to problem solve and good decision-making skills
∎ Strong team player
∎ Ability to maintain strong integrity on behalf of the organization

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 8 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 27 Apr 2021
∎ DanChurch Aid, Bangladesh office

Category: NGO/Development

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