Youth Coach


Title: Youth Coach
Location: Hargeisa, Somaliland.
Positions:  Two (2)
Application Deadline: 21st November 2018.
SOS Children’s Villages is an international social development organization, focusing on the care and support of orphans and vulnerable children. We support families and communities to build their capacity to protect and care for their children, through our Family Strengthening Programmes. Where children have already lost the care of their biological family, we offer family- based care through our SOS Children’s Villages. In these ways, we support orphans and vulnerable children to be able to grow in a caring family environment. SOS upholds the rights of children and youth and works towards protecting their rights.
SOS Children’s Villages Somaliland is seeking to recruit 2 Y o ut h coaches who will work in our next economy project in Hargeisa. The youth coaches are expected to contribute to the guidance and counselling, social development, and to coach the youth on entrepreneur and job reaching. She/he is supposed to implement social development issue.
Qualifications and Requirements
The above youth coaches are required to have:

Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject area, such as guidance and counselling, social sciences, and social work.
Minimum of 3-4 years relevant work experience in youth programmes, guidance and counselling, entrepreneurship skills programme and social business management.
Experience in implementing youth programme at a managerial level
Excellent command of the main working local language as well as the general country language including both written and verbal.
Awareness and understanding of social development issue, such as the local and national OVC situation, gender, education, health, HIV/AIDS including the MDGs and SDGs
Excellent counselling skills
Good leadership skills
Good reporting skills
Good communication and interpersonal skills

How to apply: Interested applicants should send their applications with a CV and scanned copies of academic and professional certificates indicating telephone numbers and three referees on or before 21th November 2018. To: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
SOS Children’s Villages is committed to safeguarding the rights of the children and, therefore, it is expected that every individual who joins with SOS Children’s Villages Somaliland understands his/her responsibility in protecting and keeping children safe.
A loving home for every child

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