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Leadership, Work Readiness & Life Skills Trainer (1 position available in Talkayf)

Leadership, Work Readiness & Life Skills Trainer (1 position available in Talkayf) Position only for females

In partnership with Catholic Relief Services and other organizations, Iraqi Al Amal Association (IAA) is supporting an initiative to help diverse youth in the Ninewa Plains achieve productive livelihoods. This initiative is part of a broader program to better understand the barriers and enablers to durable returns in the region while increasing mutual understanding and trust among diverse tribal, religious, and ethnic groups in the Ninewa Plains.

Job Summary

As part of a youth livelihoods program, implement leadership and life skills training component of an integrated youth livelihoods training. Create, lead lessons and hands-on activities as necessary. As well as, support young people with conceptualizing, planning, and organizing meaningful community service activities to benefit their communities.  Create a supportive program culture that motivates young people and encourages the development of their self-esteem and confidence. Please send CV as soon as possible to Iraqi Al Amal Association at: Iaa.jobs1992@gmail.com

Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to establish rapport with young people and to relate to needs of diverse young people, with respect and sensitivity;
  • Deliver training in leadership and life skills;
  • Help young people to develop specific skills that are essential to success in the workplace;
  • Provide leadership opportunities for the participants throughout program implementation;
  • Ensure that leadership and life skills training is integrated into all aspects of the program;
  • Support young people in participating in community service projects to benefit their own communities; and,
  • Other responsibilities as requested and in response to program needs, including helping and supporting other staff with the training and management of youth as needed.

Experience:

  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Experience with, and knowledge of, youth development;
  • Must have deep respect for the young people;
  • Strong commitment to helping young people to succeed, develop leadership skills, and to make a difference in their community;
  • Experience in facilitating training and leading participatory, hands-on activities for youth;
  • Ability to establish rapport with young people and to relate to needs of diverse young people, with respect and sensitivity;
  • Experience working with youth in local community settings; and,
  • Experience in leading youth trainings preferred.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in training youth, youth livelihoods, and youth leadership programming;
  • Experience in facilitating training and leading participatory, hands-on activities for youth;
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills;
  • Ability to motivate youth, experience in working with youth in local community settings.

Note: Contract duration 10 months with extension possibility

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