Restless Development is a global agency working with young people so they can lead.Young people have powerful voices.We are here to make sure their voices are heard. Our vision for 2030 is that young people demand and deliver a just and sustainable world. This means taking a leadership role in addressing the most urgent issues facing their countries and the world, supported fully by their governments, their communities, businesses and civil society.
With support from UNICEF we are implementing the Zambian Girls 2030, initiative programme that is aimed at increasing the retention and transition rates of adolescent girls in the school system through career guidance.
We have in the past implement¬ed successful career camp meetings and internship for girls which have successfully produced a cadre of young leaders who are active citizens working alongside their guidance teachers to support the change they want to see.
The Project aims to:
Support systems that support adolescent girls transition and retention in schools through Career GuidanceEnhancing the capacity of Guidance and Counselling teachers through training in order for them to successfully implement monitor and review Guidance and Counselling standards in schools.
Specific Activities on the project include;Establishment of Career Clubs for the girls in the schoolsAnnual Provincial Career Skills Camps and Fairs for the girlsTwo Weeks Internships for the Girls in Lusaka and Ndola
This entry-level role is well-suited for a dynamic, committed and passionate person who will play a key role in delivering logistical and programme support for the learners on the Zambian Girls 2030 programme on the two weeks Internship programme in Lusaka and Ndola provinces as well as the Annual Provincial Career Skills Camp in Northern and Southern province. The intern positions are for a 2 month period based in Kabwe with travel to programme sites.
Main responsibilities include but not limited to:
Support the development of programme materials, reporting tools and ensuring timely and accurate reports are submitted to the Assistant Programme CoordinatorsInput in the internship programme and career skills camp review meeting to ensure that key lessons are not left until the annual programme review.Lead on capturing the human stories during the internship placement of the girls and career skills camps.Delivery of logistical support before, during and after the internship period in Lusaka and Ndola.Taking lead role in supporting 300 girls and 24 Chaperones to the highest standards during the internship.Lead the organization, orientation and debrief of internship for the 24 chaperones and 300 girls.Delivery of logistical support before, during and after the camps in Kasama and Namwala.Taking lead role in supporting 200 girls and 10 guidance and counselling teachers to the highest standards during the camp.Lead the organization, orientation and implementation of the Career Skills Camp for the 10 guidance teachers and 200 girls.
Deep knowledge, wide understanding and experience in working with youth and communities on social development issues including Advocacy, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Entrepreneur Life skills education.Advanced diploma (degree will be added advantage) in social sciences or any related fieldAt least 6 months experience in Research and Material Development and MediaExperience in Non-profit organizations and knowledge of Restless Development and its scope of work
Suitable applicants are encouraged to send in a letter of Interest for these positions with two referees to email ;protected and email ;protected Please ensure that you mention www.zambia.jobsportal-career.com as the source of this job advertisement.
Closing date for the application is 16th July, 2018 at 17:00 hrs.