Youth Information Center In-Charge

  Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs
  Afghanistan Unspecified 843
Date Posted:Sep 2, 2010
Closing Date:Sep 11, 2010
Work Type:Unspecified
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Education
Salary Range:Salary is negotiable
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Possibility of Contract Extension:No
Contract Type:Short Term
Probation Period:1 month
Required Languages:

About Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs:


Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs Ministry of Information and Culture

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision, guidance, leadership of the Deputy Ministry of Youth Affairs in Kabul, the incumbent is responsible to carry out the following tasks:

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Selection of the peer educators and assist in providing the training as per the training manual
• Facilitate the formation of peer groups and ensure the group are functioning at the community level and sharing the information among each other
• Assist youth mobilize/counselor in providing counseling and information on RH issues to adolescents and youths;
• Responsible for the establishment of youth corner, assign the PE and put in place a proper monitoring mechanism to track the activities.
• Organize important national and international events in collaboration with the relevant project officer.
• Organize the meeting with peer educators, parents and government officials on regular basis to discuss the program implementation
• Provide support and necessary feedback to the peer educators and peer group members on regular basis based on their performed activities and performance
• Organize the awareness raising activities among adolescents and youths on adolescent sexual and reproductive health to make them aware of.
• Prepare and submit monthly/annual work plan and also monthly/quarterly and annual programme to UN FPA through DMOY
• Ensure adequate supply of IEC/BCC materials and appropriate use of materials in YIC, and in Youth Corners
• Establish the institutional linkages with various resource institutions, civil societies/partnering institutions, and NGO to enhance the technical and managerial capacity of youth center in implementing program
• Coordinate national responses in terms of programme, resources needs and management needs particularly in project focus area SRH of adolescents and youths;
• Undertake on-site visits and observations of activities done by PEs under this program and provide the necessary supports and inputs to them for betterment of performance
• Coordinate with CO/relevant ministry to organize capacity building programme for the staff
• Supervise center staff and monitor their activities and give the feedback to them
• Participate the related meeting organized by DMoYA
• Involve in the development and revision of the various training packages and other educational materials
• Assist the DMoY in recruitment and establishment of Youth Center in the provinces and train them accordingly
• Liaise and coordinate administrative and security issues with the country office/related ministry
• Any other task assigned by his/her supervisor

Job Requirement:

 At least graduated from High School.
 Analytical capacity and experience in program evaluation/review and needs assessment.
 Previous experience in project management and proven skills of coordination with multi partners of government, NGOs and UN agencies.
 Strong oral and written communication skills, advocacy and negotiation skills, professional experience in developing reports and concept notes on youth activities;
 Fluency in English, Pashto and Dari languages.

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