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Volunteer role: Education Gender Advisor

Chimoio (Mozambique)

  • Organization: VSO - Volunteer Service Overseas
  • Location: Chimoio (Mozambique)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Children's rights (health and protection)
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Women's Empowerment and Gender Mainstreaming
    • Volunteerism
  • Closing Date: 2019-02-28

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Skills, qualifications and experience


* University degree in the Social Sciences, preferably in Gender and Development if possible
* Experience of working at NGO level (local/national/international)
* Knowledge in human rights (women men, Childs, and People with disabilities rights)
* Excellent analytical and writing skills
* Good knowledge of international gender forums
* Ability to organize training/workshops
* Creativity, able to initiate plans for improving planning and other extra activities
* Resilience, flexibility, adaptability and a sense of humour when faced with problems, obstacles and frustrating circumstances
* Demonstrated commitment to capacity development principles and ability to transfer knowledge and skills and empower counterparts to lead organisational processes
* Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication skills.
* You're able to present progress reports, project updates and briefings to a range of audiences in a clear, accurate and confident manner
* Willing to travel to 40 target literacy schools in the Manica Province
* You're computer literate in Microsoft Office
* You have at least 5 years' experience in gender activities
* You have proven experience in project management

* All applicants must possess strong written and spoken English language skills. Applicants may be required to take a VSO language test as part of the selection process.


* Experienced in developmental context
* Previous travel of home country
* Fluency in Portuguese or Spanish or willingness to learn Portuguese

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