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Yuva Association is Looking for Teammates!

21.09.2021
Yuva is looking for a Global Literacy Network Training Programs Officer and a Global Literacy Network Capacity Building Officer.

Global Literacy Network Training Programs Officer

Yuva Association has established and coordinates a network of institutions working in the field of environmental education in Turkey within the scope of the EU project it has been carrying out since 2020. Within the scope of this project, a person who will work as the Training Programs Supervisor will be employed.

YUVA is an adult education institution established in 2010 to produce holistic and sustainable solutions to environmental problems and social issues such as poverty in Turkey and the world. It aims to make a sustainable life possible for all living things.

  • Position: Head of Global Literacy Network Education Programs
  • Main Responsibilities: Organizing and following up the project activities such as awareness training and trainer training held within YUVA, supporting the development of training contents with the rest of the team, coordinating the volunteer trainer pool and following the activities of the pool, identifying and liaising with the institutions and organizations requesting training To prepare the required and determined project documents and to report to the project coordinator on time.
  • Location: Istanbul, mainly working from home
  • Start date: 01.11.2021
  • Duration of the position: Until 31.12.2022

Job description:

  • Organizing Sustainability and Ecological Literacy and Climate Literacy dissemination training and trainer training held within the scope of the Global Literacy Network,
  • Coordinating the Learning Center's pool of volunteer trainers and nurturing and supporting network members on related issues,
  • To support the development of the content of awareness training as needed,
  • Identifying and communicating with institutions and organizations requesting training within the scope of the project.
  • To support the preparation of an activity plan within the scope of the project,
  • To support the establishment of communication and cooperation with the municipality and other local government institutions within the scope of the project,
  • Preparing a monthly report on all the work done and sharing it with the Project Coordinator.
  • Organizing promotional activities for project activities,
  • Contributing to the preparation of written and visual materials for the media, website, and other promotional activities,
  • To determine the materials that will be needed in the activities and to take action for their supply.
  • Participating in institution-organization visits if assigned,
  • Organizing activities such as thematic workshops, interviews, film screenings, natural site visits when necessary and on important days,
  • Participating in internal and external capacity building and advocacy meetings and training when necessary,
  • Preparing the required and determined project documents and reporting on time,
  • Supporting the preparation of project reports,
  • Organizing and participating in activities that take place regularly within the YUVA Learning Center on weekends (weekday leave will be used in case of working on weekends).

Required Qualifications:

  • Open to innovations, willing to improve himself, prone to teamwork,
  • Interested in environmental education and advocacy, having sufficient knowledge, aware of developments related to their profession,
  • Strong observation and communication skills, solution-oriented,
  • Working principles, responsible,
  • Ability to communicate and report in English,
  • Having no travel restrictions and agreeing to work on weekends (if working on weekends, weekday leave will be used),
  • Has a driving license (and skill).

Experience:

  • Have at least four years of voluntary or professional experience in the field of non-formal education
  • Having worked at an NGO or international institutions for at least five years in the fields of environmental sustainability, combating climate change and/or environmental policy is preferred.

Competencies:

  • Higher education graduate (from university or equivalent accredited institutions, preferably education or project coordination or environmental sciences),
  • Experienced in volunteer coordination
  • Experience in developing and organizing training programs.

Computer skills:

  • Good use of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint),
  • Ability to master and actively use online education tools.

Grammar:

Advanced English (writing, understanding, and speaking)

Application Process:

Interested persons can send their updated CV and motivation letters in English to [email protected]until October 3, 2021.

Applications that are not submitted via e-mail and with missing documents will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

YUVA; does not discriminate on issues such as age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity.

Global Literacy Network Capacity Building Officer

 

Yuva Association has established and coordinates a network of institutions working in the field of environmental education in Turkey within the scope of the EU project it has been carrying out since 2020. 

Within the scope of this project, a person who will work as the Capacity Building Project Officer will be employed. YUVA is an adult education institution established in 2010 to produce holistic and sustainable solutions to environmental problems and social issues such as poverty in Turkey and the world. It aims to make a sustainable life possible for all living things. 

  • Position: Global Literacy Network Capacity Building Officer 
  • Main Responsibilities: To expand the Global Literacy Network, to follow and report the activities of the established network, to organize and follow up project activities such as workshops and training visits, To prepare the required and determined project documents, and to report on time. 
  • Location: Istanbul, mainly working from home 
  • Starting date: 01.11.2021 
  • Duration of the position: Until 31.12.2022

Job description:

  • To contact and maintain communication with NGOs operating in the fields of environmental sustainability, nature protection, combating climate change and adaptation, 
  • To support the expansion of the network established with these NGOs, 
  • To monitor and report the activities of the established communication network, 
  • To support the preparation of the activity plan within the scope of the project, 
  • To organize, organize and follow up project activities such as workshops and training visits, 
  • To support the establishment of communication and cooperation with municipalities and local government institutions within the scope of the project, 
  • Preparing a monthly report on all the work done and sharing it with the coordinator. 
  • Organizing promotional activities for project activities, 
  • Contributing to the preparation of written and visual materials for the media, website, and other promotional activities, 
  • Participating in institution-organization visits if assigned, 
  • Participating in internal and external capacity building and advocacy meetings and training when necessary, 
  • Preparing the required and determined project documents and reporting on time, 
  • Supporting the preparation of project reports. 

Required Qualifications: 

  • Open to innovations, willing to improve himself, prone to teamwork, Interested in environmental and advocacy issues, having sufficient knowledge, aware of developments related to their profession, 
  • Strong observation and communication skills, solution-oriented, 
  • Working principles, responsible, 
  • Ability to communicate and report in English, 
  • Having no travel restrictions and agreeing to work on weekends (weekday leave will be used in case of working on weekends). 
  • Has a driving license (and skill). 

Experience: 

  • At least four years of voluntary or professional experience in the fields of environmental sustainability, combating climate change, and/or environmental policymaking 
  • Having worked in the field of environment for at least five years in NGOs or international institutions is preferred. 

Competencies: 

  • Bachelor of higher education (from university or equivalent accredited institutions, preferably project coordination or environmental sciences or political sciences); 
  • Experienced in advocacy, policymaking, policy note terminology, and practices 

Computer skills: 

  • Good use of MS Office programs (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint) 
  • Competent and active use of online education tools 

Grammar: 

  • Advanced level of English (writing, understanding, and speaking). 

Application Process:

Interested persons can send their updated CV and motivation letters in English to [email protected] until October 3, 2021. 

Applications that are not submitted via e-mail and with missing documents will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

YUVA; does not discriminate on issues such as age, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, and ethnicity.

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