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Title  

Teaching and Community Project Coordinator

Reference     (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors   Support, PR, Grants and IT
Location   Madagascar
Salary   Food, Accommodation and basic stipend
Type   Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status   Full Time
Level   Mid Level
Deadline   31/12/2017
Company Name   Frontier
Contact Name  
Telephone   0207 613 2422
Fax   0207 613 2992
Email   staff@frontier.ac.uk
Website   Further Details / Applications
Directory Entry : Frontier was established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO) dedicated to safeguarding biodiversity and ecosystem integrity and building sustainable livelihoods.
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Description  

Frontier are seeking a Teaching and Community Project Coordinator with a proven ability to coordinate volunteers, to manage and develop the Frontier Teaching & Community Projects in Madagascar. Strong French language is essential.

Background

Established in 1989 as a non-profit conservation and development non-governmental organisation (NGO), Frontier has been an innovator in creating quality volunteer programmes across the globe.

Since then, Frontier has grown to operate over 330 capacity building conservation, community and adventure projects in over 60 countries spanning 5 continents. Over the past 26 years Frontier has volunteers of more than 30 nationalities take part in projects all around the world, making Frontier a truly international organisation with a global impact.

Job Description

The Project Coordinator will be responsible for taking an active part in, managing and developing the Frontier Project and associated extension/development projects. This position encompasses a wide range of responsibilities and requires someone with initiative, enthusiasm and the ability to work independently. The successful candidate will be responsible for arranging volunteer project placements, administering the project and budgets, liaising and negotiating with local organisations and partners and taking responsibility for the overall running of the programme. The successful candidate will be responsible for driving our teaching programmes in local schools therefore a TEFL qualification/ Teaching experience and fluency in French is essential

More specifically, the Project Coordinator will need to lead the project in terms of:

- Development and implementation of new projects / placements through liaison with local organisations, national authorities, and international agencies;
- Planning and overseeing all project logistics and schedules;
- Developing Frontier’s structured outreach programme to accommodate the needs of local communities;
- Placement and management of volunteers;
- Administration and control of field budgets and production of accounts and reports to London HQ;
- Responsible for all liaison with placements, including daily communications and regular visits.
- Teaching English classes, other subjects or helping with community activities as per the agreed schedule.
- Feedback reporting to London HQ on all project activities including daily diaries of volunteer movements;
 

Requirements

Essential

  • Experience teaching or working on community projects
  • Experience working with and supporting volunteers
  • Experience of budget and financial management 
  • Negotiation and liaison skills
  • Resilient and adaptable, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions

Desirable

  • Expereince working with NGOs
  • TEFL qualification
  • Experience teaching in developing countries

Every application is carefully considered.

To find further details and to apply please use the following link:  https://frontier.ac.uk/Recruit/ViewJob.aspx?job=16 or send a CV and Cover Letter to staff@frontier.ac.uk

 

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