Join the Summer Team
The Project Coordinator Role
Our Project Coordinators support the Project Manager to ensure that our programme runs smoothly over the summer. Project Coordinators make a major contribution to both the success of our projects and the quality of our volunteers’ experience in East Africa. The position offers a great opportunity to improve your management skills within a development context.
Project Coordinators have the following responsibilities:
Managing our volunteers
This position involves pastoral duties such as visiting project workers in schools and accompanying volunteers to hospital when needed, providing advice on school-related issues, and ensuring that our code of conduct is adhered to.
Managing project delivery
The job requires you to: ensure that all volunteers complete their projects where able; help deliver training on site; support the implementation of our summer programme; prepare and organise meetings such as the HT Conference, Mid-summer Meeting, and HT Debrief; and assist Project Researchers where necessary.
Managing relationships with our East African contacts
As part of this position you may have to: make official visits to NGOs and government offices; work with local friends of the charity; and distribute our Annual Report to the charity’s stakeholders.
Managing School Selection and Progression
When in East Africa our Project Coordinators will visit potential and past partner schools to assess their suitability to work with EPAfrica in the future and update stakeholders on changes within the charity.
Application Deadline: Friday 30th March 2018
|Application deadline||30th March 2018|
Summer Team Training
Crisis Management Training
Project Manager Training
|Project Dates||30th June - 8th September 2018 (Provisional)|
|Summer Team Debrief||TBC|
Other Summer Team Roles
Chris is a Project Coordinator in both Kakamega and Kisii over Summer 2016.