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Community Facilitator

Community Facilitator

Organization: American India Foundation

Apply By: 11 Jul 2024

Location: Songadh(Gujarat)

Position Title

Community Facilitator

Program

LAMP

Location

Songarh, Tapi, Gujarat

Reporting Relationship

Project Lead

Nature of Employment

Contractual

Number of Position

4

ABOUT AMERICAN INDIA FOUNDATION 

The American India Foundation Trust (AIF) is committed to improving the lives of India’s underprivileged, with a special focus on women, children, and youth. The Foundation does this through high-impact interventions in education, health, and livelihoods because poverty is multidimensional. Through its unique value proposition, working closely with local communities, the Foundation partners with NGOs to develop and test innovative solutions and with governments to create and scale sustainable impact. Founded over two decades ago, in the aftermath of the devastating Gujarat earthquake, as a humanitarian initiative by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ji and Bill Clinton, American India Foundation Trust (AIF) has impacted the lives of 16.51 million of India’s poor across 35 States and Union Territories of India.

Registered as a Trust in India, with an independent Board of Trustees, AIF adheres to strict financial and governance standards, ensuring transparency, accountability, and responsible management of resources. As per statutory mandates, AIF is registered under FCRA, CSR, 80G, and 12A. Learn more a www.aif-india.org

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Learning and Migration Program (LAMP) works with children at risk of distress seasonal migration by facilitating their access to seasonal hostels, quality education opportunities, while also training school teachers, and empowering communities on the Right to Education Act (2009). Technical partnerships with State Governments have provided the opportunity to replicate similar models across other migration affected states. Since its inception in 2004, LAMP has impacted 1.35 million children at risk of distress seasonal migration through access to quality education opportunities; and steered 5,238 villages across 17 States and Union Territories across India to eliminate obstacles to quality education.

KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Facilitate school governance activities to covering 15-20 villages at the field level
  • Provide support to Learning Resource Centres (LRCs) in the coverage villages and ensure to complete the learning and extracurricular activities on a timely basis
  • Promote community participation in the LRCs with the help of LRC Facilitators and in other assigned tasks given by the coordinator
  • Provide support to field education teams in all 6 LRCs covered under the intervention villages to run the LRC activities at the Hub centre and Spoke schools.
  • Coordinate with school teachers, principals and CRC level to build strong relationship at the ground level
  • Develop a cadre of Citizen Volunteers/ youth from the intervention villages
  • Capture regular program updates & data from the various program activities
  • Facilitate capacity building programme for stakeholders on issues of school governance in line with the school governance
  • Build a strong relationship with community, school authorities, PRI & SMC members across the intervention villages
  • Participate in review and planning meeting organized on a fortnightly or monthly basis
  • Conduct meetings and training with community, SMC and youth at regular intervals on issue of education 

REQUIRED KEY SKILLS, QUALIFICATION & EXPERIENCE:

Key Skills:

  • Minimum one year of field experience in the development sector.
  • Willing to travel extensively.
  • Able to organize meeting, training and program event at the local level.
  • Know about the geography and local vernacular language.

Qualifications:

Intermediate or Graduate.

OTHERS: Salary commensurate with experience.

POSITION AVAILABILITY: Immediately

How to apply

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Only applications of shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged.

 
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