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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 Role:

 

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support local staff in managing the administration and updating of the E-HUB;
  • Support integration of online learning into the training curriculum, including development of interactive, customized learning extension modules;
  • Support ongoing monitoring and reporting of participant engagement with the E-HUB, including conducting focus groups and user interviews;
  • Support skills development in digital literacy, including delivery of orientation and training and providing ongoing coaching;
  • Identify additional digital opportunities and activities that would enhance support to youth participants to access employment or manage their business;
  • Additional responsibilities and tasks assigned as required.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary qualification in related field with knowledge and interest in leveraging technology to support international development and sustainable livelihoods
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic technical issues
  • Knowledge of social media for social change, internet collaboration tools, content management system
  • Facilitating and training experience
  • Able to work as part of a team, in person and remotely
  • Able to work with minimal supervision and to manage multiple priorities
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written), and organizational skills
  • Experience with blended learning and e-learning is an asset
  • Experience with survey collection, conducting interviews and/or focus groups discussions is an asset
  • Familiar with, or willingness to be trained on Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint

About EQWIP HUBs

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.

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:

  • 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

Apply Online:

http://eqwiphubs.org/placements/digital-engagement-advisor/

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GoodWork ID: 41256       Date posted to GoodWork.ca: Jul 7 2017