Social Mobilizer - GEP

Social Mobilizer - GEP

Room to Read

Natore, Bangladesh

Position Overview:

The Social Mobilizer (SM) is the primary point of contact for girls in the Girls’ Education Program. The overall responsibility for this position is mentoring girls for enhancing their life skills. SM reports to Program Officer, GEP and has no direct reports. This position is based in Natore.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Organize Room to Read’s life skills sessions with girls and support them to use such skills in their lives;
  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor to girls by facilitating monthly group mentoring discussions;
  • Organize group for conducting Life Skills sessions and Group Mentoring Sessions;
  • Plan, Organize and conduct recovery Life Skill Education and Parents workshop sessions;
  • Conduct an introductory home visit with parents of all new girls in the Girls’ Education Program;
  • Provide Individual mentoring support;
  • Participate in module trainings on Girls’ Education Program content and activities. These trainings will be led by the Program Officer;
  • Participate in regular trainings and meetings with Room to Read staff, as planned;
  • Monitor and keep written records of girls including school attendance, academic performance, and participation in program activities. Work closely with the School Focal Point (main contact person at the school) to regularly obtain this data as needed;
  • Prepare Report in monthly basis;
  • Assist the Program Associate and/or Program Officer in conducting life skills assessments of Girls’ Education Program participants, as needed;
  • Prepare and submit regular reports to the Program Officer and Program Associate, as needed;
  • Track and submit all program activity expenses and invoices.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Only females are allowed to apply;
  • Bachelors’ in Social Science, Women & Gender Studies, Social Work, Education or other related field;
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience;
  • Demonstrated experience and/or interest working with and or counseling adolescent girls;
  • Good interpersonal skills and a team player;
  • Desire and ability to spend a significant majority of time traveling and providing direct support to girls at the school, community, or home;
  • Fluency in language spoken by girls.

Preferred:

  • Prior success working closely and building relationships with diverse groups of people;
  • Effectiveness in working or volunteering in a non-profit organization that is focused on maintaining high quality work and low overhead;
  • Prior experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented global or regional organization;
  • Proven track record of achieving results;
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative;
  • Prior experience living and/or working in rural areas;
  • Prior experience working with schools, teachers, administrators and government officials;
  • Experience in successful implementation of a wide range of tasks as well as developing and implementing improvements in a prior position.

To be successful as a member of the Room to Read team, you will also:

  • Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic non-profit organization;
  • Be an innovative and creative thinker – not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so;
  • Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness;
  • Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction;
  • Work well independently as well as part of a team;
  • Thrive in a fast-paced and fun environment.

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