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Traverse Area Young Peacebuilders Clubs (YPC) Project Manager

Organization
Young Peacebuilders
Employment Type
Part time
Location
Location
Greater Grand Traverse City
Michigan
United States
Description

 

Start Date:  Preferably August 21st         Hours:  15 - 18 hours weekly to be agreed

Reporting To:  Young Peacebuilders Director,

Language:  Spoken and written fluency in English

Location:  In the greater Grand Traverse 5 county area

To Apply:  Complete form here: https://goo.gl/forms/Z0PJ0GOoiLARSOMG3

Deadline: Reviewed upon a rolling basis

Pay:  $13 to $17 based on experience

 

What Young Peacebuilders (YP) Does

Young Peacebuilders nurtures peacebuilding passion and skills in violence-affected children and youth.  We do this through partnerships, research, projects, and tools that help young people build peace in their own communities and abroad. In this way YP helps prevent and end cycles of violence. We also help design effective child and youth peacebuilding projects, tools, and research for others. Our goal is to see a major shift in the dominant method of addressing contemporary conflicts toward investing in young people as peacebuilders.

 

Description

The Traverse Area YPC Project Manager is responsible for ensuring a growing number of successful Young Peacebuilders Clubs (YPCs) in the 5 County Traverse area. See more at YoungPeacebuilders.com/Club

 

Responsibilities

  1. Meet expectations of a Rotary Charities Grant to start and support 5 or more YPCs in the 5 county area
  2. Foster collaborations beneficial to expanding YP in the greater Traverse area
  3. Ensure YPC participants complete baseline, year-end, and project evaluation surveys & consent forms
  4. Recruit and manage project intern(s), Mentors, Student Leaders, and other supporting volunteers
  5. Help improve, implement, and monitor YP Clubs strategy; help others support the strategy
  6. Help promote YP and YPCs via social media, emails, and other means
  7. Produce project progress reports
  8. Manage a budget related to this project
  9. With Dr. McGill and other YP team members, help raise funds to expand YP Clubs, including identifying and developing relationships with likely donors and submitting grant applications and reports

 

Qualifications

     

Passionate about YP's mission with the ability to collaboratively discern wise strategies and prioritize objectives amidst shifting challenges and opportunities

     

Energetic, personable, friendly, and able to manage challenging relationships well

     

Dependable and trustworthy

     

2 years experience working with children and/or youth

     

Effective Communicator: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough, and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques and technology

     

Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness

     

Organized: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details, data, information and activities

     

Problem-solver: Assess problems to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
Self-starter, self-disciplined learner with ability to work independently

     

Fundraising and cross-cultural experiences are assets

  

You may contact michael [at] youngpeacebuilders.com with questions, but applications must be submitted online and will not be considered if emailed.  

Start Date
08/24/2017
Salary & Benefits
$13 to $17 per hour based on experience
How To Apply
Application Deadline
08/24/2017