Job Title: Project Assistant
Responsible To: Program Manager
Hours: 7 hours a day
Projected Start Date: September 1, 2016
Contract: Fixed Term until August 2017 (Contract could be extended subject to funding)
Background to United Vision
United Vision is a youth-led feminist organization that exists to fight against trends and tendencies that relegate the woman and girl child to the background, denying her the right to reach her full potential. We do this by addressing their sexual and reproductive health needs, ending gender-based violence and giving adolescents and young people control over their own bodies through information and education.
About the Project
The “My Body My Rights” project seeks to empower young people in five secondary schools in Mamfe community with the knowledge and tools necessary to guide them in making informed and healthy choices concerning their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) through peer education and theatre and the arts.
To support the delivery of a school-based sexuality education program which requires an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who can work autonomously and as part of a team. The Project Assistant will be required to work with a variety of educational institutions. The post holder will need to deliver effective, highly competent project support and consistently deliver in a person-centered environment which promotes positive relationships.
The project assistant must be comfortable working independently and often times alone. There are several days a month in which all staff and volunteers are out of the office. He/she must be detail oriented, highly efficient, and able to multi task. He/she must be able to meet deadlines on a regular basis and meet high-quality standards on all materials. He/she will want to make a difference in nonprofits and related agencies. The candidate will be highly motivated by the task of keeping a highly-efficient and effective office and operation, and will strive to make improvements in all administrative, operations, communications, and brand aspects.
Project coordination and assistance 50%
Administrative and Finance Support 25%
Office management 15%
This is a permanent, full-time position. The position provides significant opportunity for growth and diverse job responsibilities based on the individual’s interests and aptitudes.
Please email cover letter and résumé to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Young women are encouraged to apply.
Residents of Mamfe are encouraged to apply.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.
July 25th 2016, 17:00 Cameroon time.
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