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Job Title: Facilitation & Training Assistant
Duration: 12 months
Type: international placement with international travel and a modest allowance to help cover daily costs including accommodation, meals, transportation and communication
Organization: EQWIP HUBs

Country: Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, Tanzania
Language Requirements: Fluent in English or French or Spanish

2017 Departure Dates: January, March, May, July, September, November

Supervisor: Training Coordinator

The Role:

The EQWIP HUBs Facilitation & Training Assistant will work with staff and local partner organizations to develop and strengthen the project platforms that support youth access to employment and business opportunities. You will collaborate with the EQWIP HUBs Network to identify and develop solutions to overcome local barriers to employment and entrepreneurship.

As the Facilitator and Training Assistant, you will support the Training Coordinator in planning and delivering youth employment and entrepreneurship training programs. This includes outreach and recruitment of youth participants, planning and logistics, co-facilitating training as required, supporting peer-to-peer learning and coordinating workshops with partner organizations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Youth Engagement Officer and the Training Coordinator towards outreach/promotion efforts to recruit youth participants for training programs and workshops;
  • Assist with the screening and selection of youth participants for the Foundational, Employability and Entrepreneurship training programs;
  • Assist with logistical arrangements for facilitation such as scheduling activities, preparation of materials, communications with participants, arranging travel, and coordinating facilitators;
  • Coordinate and support delivery of training workshop;
  • Co-facilitate workshops and provide support to youth participants as necessary;
  • Provide support to local youth participants in using the online platform for registration and training activities;
  • Assist with administrative tasks such as tracking and submitting attendance;
  • Support data collection activities for monitoring and evaluation aspects of the project;
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks will be assigned according to needs.

The Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent professional experience in education, social sciences, community development, youth work, ESOL.
  • Knowledge of adult education principles and/or experience facilitating training using participatory methods.
  • Knowledge of or experience with entrepreneurship, or employment skills training considered an asset.
  • Experience with blended learning and e-learning considered an asset.
  • Experience working/volunteering in a less developed country is considered an asset.


EQWIP HUBs is a network of 17 global youth innovation spaces powered by Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International that propel #YouthForward.

EQWIP HUBs is a new way of approaching long-term sustainable development.

It’s a network of 17 youth innovation spaces called ‘EQWIP HUBs,’ where youth – especially women – come together to develop market-relevant skills, build networks, learn from mentors, and access technology. Located in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania, they are places where the passions and determination of young people are transformed into the confidence and abilities that will allow them to access employment or entrepreneurship and take control of their own futures.

Together, we’re on a mission to propel 100,000 #YouthForward by 2020.

EQWIP HUBs is generously funded by the Government of Canada through Global Affairs Canada.


More than just a placement, EQWIP HUBs provides an opportunity to expand your leadership skills and develop your network. An EQWIP HUBs placement offers:

  • Immersive Living: EQWIP HUBs volunteers will live in the heart of local communities.
  • Allowance: Every EQWIP HUBs volunteer receives international travel and a modest allowance to help cover daily costs including accommodation, meals, transportation and communication.
  • Safety First: Safety is our top priority, and medical and security insurance are provided

Core Competencies:

We recognize that certain competencies help to make a volunteer successful. We look for and promote the following competencies for all our volunteer placements:

  • Ability to work effectively within cross-cultural teams
  • Ability to think creatively and to solve practical problems
  • Flexibility and adaptability
  • Cross cultural awareness and competency
  • Resilience


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GoodWork ID: 41253       Date posted to Oct 5 2017