Short-Term Advisor

World of Letters   Amman - Jordan  Date Posted: 2020/11/03   Login to Apply

Core Responsibilities

  • Conduct face to face and/or online discussion sessions with newly-employed women and youth throughout the early period of employment.
  • Facilitate open and engaging conversations, creating a safe space for participants to share concerns, conflicts, and excitement about their new positions and career prospects, including potentially sensitive discussions around their families support for their jobs.
  • Establish a professional relationship with the participants, acting as a mentor and advisor.

Qualification

  • BA in social science, political science, business, international development, or related discipline, MA highly preferred.
  • At least ten years of experience working on social and youth development projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills appropriate for operating effectively in a local community.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact with participants in an empathetic manner, respond constructively to questions and concerns, and lead a productive dialogue.
  • Knowledge and experience in, and passion for promoting the advancement of youth development programs, including youth employability, education, civic participation, and leadership development.
  • Ability to perform in a high-energy environment, with a flexible and enthusiastic approach to work, including humility and the thoughtfulness to work effectively with others in a collaborative workspace.
  • Interest in gender and working with marginalized populations.
  • Must be willing to work in Aqaba, Ma’an-Petra, Jerash, Ajloun, and Zerqa throughout the project.

 

Required Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Communication Skills
Job Details
  • Location Amman - Jordan
  • Industry Nonprofit Organizations
  • Job Type Full-Time
  • Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 10
  • Nationality Unspecified
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