PLEASE NOTE: THIS ROLE AT NA’AMAL IS A REMOTE ROLE AND YOU CAN BE BASED ANYWHERE
Commitment Dates: February 2024–June 2024
Duration: 16 weeks
Working hours: 4h/day (20h/week)
Rate: 600 USD/week
Reports to Programme Coordinator and Programme Manager
Application Deadline: 31 January 2024
Na’amal, as part of the World Bank’s Innovation Challenge On Jobs and Migration, aims to assess how displaced professionals would best be supported in securing remote job opportunities. This training programme will provide cohorts of about 90 learners at a time, made up of both displaced professionals and host community members, with an intensive two-week training on how to succeed on freelancing platforms. This training will integrate workshops and office hours in which trainees can schedule meetings with their trainers. After each set of two weeks, the training features a third week strictly dedicated to office hours, maximising the support provided to trainees. Trainers will support a total of 5 cohorts over the course of 15 weeks.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Lead training: Trainers will conduct 2-hour training sessions to groups of about 90 displaced professionals. The training will be delivered in English via Zoom, with sessions occurring 3 times a week.
- Understand your audience: Trainers must consider and appreciate the difficulties faced by participants by virtue of their lived experiences as displaced individuals, accordingly creating an environment that underscores support and encouragement without undermining the agency of participants.
- Offer office hours: Dedicate time for learners to receive help individually/in small groups for 2 hours on days with workshops (3 times a week) and 5 hours on days with no workshops (2 times a week).
- Effective preparation in advance of each session: Using the lesson plans provided to effectively prepare for session delivery, liaising with the programme coordinator to discuss questions or doubts related to content in advance of each session.
- Support content creation: Provide feedback on the training materials and make edits where necessary in collaboration with the curriculum development team.
- Review submissions: Reviewing participants’ submissions of assigned work with the support of programme facilitators.
- Maintain professional conduct: Maintain professional presence by conducting sessions from a quiet location with stable internet connection, with your camera remaining on for the duration of the session.
- Liaise with facilitator where needed: Coordinate with workshop facilitator(s) to ensure smooth delivery of sessions.
- Prioritise a supportive attitude: Support the progress of trainees by encouraging participation in workshops and office hours.
Required Skills and Qualifications
- No less than two years of experience successfully offering your expertise on freelance platforms such as Upwork, Fiverr, Gebeya, Freelancer.com, etc.
- Demonstrated experience in virtual training delivery using learner-centred pedagogical approaches
- High level of interpersonal skill, particularly displaying adaptability, resourcefulness and empathy
- Experience working with displaced or vulnerable populations, particularly in Africa and/or the Middle East
- Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Must have stable and reliable internet connection at all times
- Must have functional camera
- Must attend workshops on a laptop or desktop computer, not on a mobile device
- Must be familiar with Zoom and Google workspace, especially Sheets, Docs, Slides and Forms
Desirable Skills and Qualifications
- Experience working for non-governmental organisations (NGOs) or other socially-oriented bodies
How to Apply
Please use the form here to apply . Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis. The deadline to submit an application is January 31st, 6pm GMT.
We look forward to receiving your application.