Job Title: Digital Engagement Advisor
Type: international placement with international travel and a modest allowance to help cover daily costs including accommodation, meals, transportation and communication
Organization: WQWIP HUBs
Country: Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal, Tanzania
Length of Placement: 12 months
Language Requirements: Fluent in English or French or Spanish
2017 Departure Dates: April, May, July, September, November
Position Location: HUB(s)
Supervisor: IT Manager
The EQWIP HUBs Digital Engagement Advisor will support the IT Manager to develop and strengthen the project’s digital platforms, including the E-HUB to support youth to access employment and business opportunities. You will also work closely with the Knowledge & Learning Manager to identify and develop solutions to overcome local barriers to employment and entrepreneurship.
The E-HUB is EQWIP HUBs digital platform developed by our partner, Taking it Global (TIG) that provides a platform for promoting activities and sharing stories from our EQWIP HUBS in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania. It serves as well to support youth participant learning through discussion forums, sharing of resources and learning extensions of classroom training modules. The platform offers an opportunity for our youth participants to engage with youth in other HUBs through a global exchange feature and also supports monitoring and evaluation activities through events and participation tracking.
About EQWIP HUBs
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.
BENEFITS OF BEING AN EQWIP HUBs VOLUNTEER
More than just a placement, EQWIP HUBs provides an opportunity to expand your leadership skills and develop your network. An EQWIP HUBs placement offers:
We recognize that certain competencies help to make a volunteer successful. We look for and promote the following competencies for all our volunteer placements:
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GoodWork ID: 41256 Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 7 2017