An Established NGO seeks the services of a Program Coordinator
Job Title: Program Coordinator
Job Location: Ho, Volta Region
The company is an education-focused
NGO based in Ho, Ghana that strives to empower youth to be socially responsible citizens and
leaders within the community. Through our programs, we seek to improve and create more
opportunities for young people in the Volta region whilst assisting in community development projects.
ROLE SPECIFICATION: PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Staff Management 15% Work with Program Director and staff to ensure positive orientation and support for new and ongoing members of the organization. Organize and Coordinate training programs to help update skills, technical abilities and professional knowledge. Ensure all staff write weekly reports Work with mentors to conduct regular and meaningful reviews and evaluations. Work with Program Director to ensure all works meet legal parameters and organizational goals.
Office Management 15%
Provide reports at least twice
weekly by phone and weekly written updates to the Program Director and Executive Director to review
progress and issues that arise with programs, students, staff and communities.Work with Program Director and
Administrator to submit monthly budgets, spending reports and track expenditures working within
set budgets.Ensure and supervise appropriate
staff to ensure all key NGO documentation are kept up-to-date and in order.Work with Program Director to
organize board meeting dates and agendas, keep minutes, and communicate with board members
following company protocol Guide staff to ensure all
resources are used effectively, to create strong systems, and to ensure all policies have been signed and
understood by all team members
Youth Engagement 30%
Manage and work with Program Director to develop our Path to Success and mentorship program with Youth and Community Development Officer to build on leadership, personal and professional skills for
Path to Success students.
Support Youth and Community
Development Officer to develop, monitor and assess goals for each Scholar so they are successful
in the program, in their school work and subsequent to graduating from school.Organize mentors to ensure
work evaluations are submitted for each student for each vacation/work period. Maintain direct contact with
schools and parents to assure best possible educational experience. Ensure that students are
meeting with mentors, setting goals and action plans, and teach them to monitor their plans to assure
Fundraising and Collaborations 10%
Ensure the Ghana team communicate effectively with US team to send across all necessary materials (photos, videos, testimonials) for marketing, PR and fund-raising for weekly postings and annual reporting. Manage the company social media and maintain a strong online presence through Facebook and the organization's website (blogs, updates, testimonials, etc.) Create and prepare imaginative and effective fundraising strategies that educate and engage the public.Work with Program Director to seek and apply for new grants and funding opportunities Community Outreach.
Work with Program Director to
develop appropriate community partnerships and collaborations, and provide feedback to the
Executive Director and Board. Develop and maintain
partnerships with other NGOs and businesses to help forward organization's mission.Work closely with Youth and
Community Development manager to strategize means for stakeholders to maximize learning
and take an active part in their own community development.
Monitoring and Evaluation 15%
Work with Program Director and
Executive Manager to establish or identify suitable indicators for company programs Oversee Youth and Community
Development Officer to effectively track all data Monitor and ensure accurate
program progress reports are being collected and sent monthly and termly Evaluate data and impacts made
and submit input for program improvements to Program and Executive Director.