Skills Facilitator

Position Title
Skills Facilitator – Tailoring/Sewing/Tie-dye/Handloom

Contract period
Till 31st December 2019 (with the possibility of extension due to funding)

Line Manager
Response Officer

Staff Manager
N/A

Location
Rohingya Refugee camps

DCA (DanChurchAid) is a Danish humanitarian, non-government and non-profit organization. DCA has been working in Bangladesh since the 1970s, both through partners and self-implementing. DCA has an office in Cox’s Bazar. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded community people.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Skills Facilitator will plan and conduct different sessions for adolescent girls and women where they will learn Tailoring and Sewing skills, Block-Batique, Tie-dye and Handloom. Additionally, the facilitator will support girls and women with lessons covering basic business skills, marketing, etc.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning and implementation 

  • Facilitate and lead skill development sessions on Tailoring and Sewing skills, Block-Batique, Tie-dye and Handloom for women and girls in DCA’s spaces.
  • Design and prepare lesson plans/sessions covering the technical training as well as the business skills.
  • Conduct regular assessments on selected participants.
  • Ensure active engagement of students and volunteers from the community.
  • Closely cooperate with colleagues from the livelihood and education team and stay abreast of the latest developments of the local market.
  • Ensure that activities are conducted in agreement with operational guidelines and are culturally appropriate.
  • Maintain an appreciative and welcoming atmosphere while conducting the sessions.
  • Provide the attendees with information regarding the available services in the camps.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different activities. 

Professional skills and qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in relevant field, (education degree can be considered for the experienced person)
  • 2 years relevant working experience in Tailoring, Sewing, Block-batique, Tie-dye and Handloom;
  • Have knowledge on GBV and related issues
  • Previous facilitation/training experience;
  • Understanding of setting up a business.
  • Proficiency in Chittagonian dialect (required);
  • Proficiency of English and Burmese language (desirable)
  • Experience in conducting sessions, ideally skills training for adolescent girls and women
  • Experience and/or knowledge in keeping participants engaged using interactive communication and teaching approaches
  • Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by her supervisor.
  • Have a good understanding of situation of Rohingya population and issues female population faces.
  • Good team working and organizational skills
  • Undertake other duties that may be determined by the supervisor.
  • Due to the nature of the work only female candidates can be considered!

Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a Cover Letter will be considered. 
***HARD COPY CV or ANY PERSONAL EMAIL will NOT be accepted. 

  • The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption.
  • DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit.
  • Willingness to be flexible is essential.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA.
  • For information about DCA visit www.danchurchaid.org

Contact Person:  Eva Costa, evco@dca.dk
Address: Block-A, Plot-29, Kolatoli Residential Area, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. the road beside Mohammadiya Guest house)
Closing date for applications:  14th September 2019
Joining date: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Application Link:
https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/skills-facilitator