iş ilanı,YUVA is looking for a Community Center Manager
YUVA is a non governmental organization running various projects on adult education and lifelong learning in Turkey. The organization decided to support the Syrian refugees in Kırıkhan Hatay, since July 2013,by opening Community Centers; providing adult education trainings and psychosocial care.
The Community Center Manager isexpected to lead the Kırıkhan Community Center in close coordination with the Program Manager. S/he will be reporting to the donor organizations and the Program Manager of YUVA on the progress of the Program. S/he will be based in Hatay.
Position Community Center Manager
Field of work: Syrian Refugees Program
Main responsibility: Coordination, management, and ensuring day-to-day operations of the Kırıkhan Community Center.
Location: Kırıkhan, Hatay
Duration: 8 months, starting May 2016, with a possibility extension.
Duties and Responsibilities
Following the preparatory work for the planning and implementation of program components, including administration, finances, logistics, and communication work.
Recruiting program team members for respective projects and providing orientation and mentoring to staff members, as deemed necessary
Ensuring that a sound monitoring and evaluation plan is in place
Supervising and supporting the team in upgrading the quality of program and operations management.
Coordinating and supervising Community Center activities, including organizing the vocational trainings, psychosocial support and awareness raising sessions, setting up the referral mechanism, registering attendances, and organizing logistics.
Attending to the relevant meetings with stakeholders and representing YUVA with major stakeholders such as public authorities, local governances, NGO’s, UN agencies, and donors
Reporting possible problems to the Program Director during program implementation and providing recommendations for resolving those issues.
Working closely with other YUVA departments (such as Admin/Finance) to ensure the timely implementation of the program within the limitations of the project budget preparing and submitting financial reports to the donors.
Making sure that visual materials are prepared and the Kırıkhan Community Center social media channels are updated in the scope of the activities.
5 years working experience
3 years working experience as Project Coordinator
Experience in adult learning is an asset
Experience in psychosocial support for vulnerable groups is an asset
Working with international donors is an asset
University degree and/or training in Project Management
Interest in non – formal adult learning
Being a strong team member and team leader
Strong communication skills
Fluent English in reading, writing and speaking (Fluency in Arabic and Turkish is an asset)
Being already based in Hatay and the region is an asset
Being able to travel extensively
Interested persons should send their application consisting of the following (all in English):
– Cover letter outlining qualifications and experience relevant to the proposed task,
– Updated CV
– 2 references
The application and requests for any additional information/ clarifications/ documents should be submitted by April 10, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org Please indicate in the subject line of your e-mail and in your cover letter the vacancy title as “Kırıkhan Community Center Manager – Syrian Refugees Program”.
YUVA has a no discrimination policy based on age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnic origin, disability and such.