WUSC In-Country Volunteer Mobilization Consultant in Ghana

  • Consultancy
  • Temporary
  • Greater Accra
  • Salary: $Not Stated
  • Consultancy
  • Temporary
  • Greater Accra
  • Salary: $Not Stated

Website WUSC

Website WUSC

State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Deadline: 06/10/2021
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Individual Consultant
Industry: NGO

Volunteer Mobilization Summary

Under the supervision of the WUSC Ghana Program Manager and the Manager, the Volunteer Mobilization will Map and identify Canadian and South-South* expatriate communities and networks (associations, academic networks, professional networks) for the purpose of recruiting skilled candidates for volunteer positions with WUSC based in Ghana.


WUSC Profile

The World University Service of Canada (WUSC) is one of Canada’s leading non-profit international development organizations, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world.

Our vision is a more inclusive, equitable, and sustainable world for youth.

It is a world in which all young people, especially women and refugees, are empowered to secure a good quality of life for themselves, their families, and their communities.

We work with a diverse network of students, volunteers, institutions, governments, and businesses to improve education, economic, and empowerment opportunities for youth, and to improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged people around the world.

Job Highlights

TERMS OF REFERENCE
CONSULTING ASSIGNMENT

LOCATION: REMOTE
CONTRACT TERM: SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2021
REPORTING TO: Program Manager Ghana & Manager, Volunteer Mobilization
EXPECTED LEVEL OF EFFORT: 2 months full-time
HOURLY RATE: 150$ CAD/day (7hours)

Volunteer Mobilization Deliverables

Under the supervision of the WUSC Ghana Program Manager and the Manager, the Volunteer Mobilization will Map and identify Canadian and South-South* expatriate communities and networks (associations, academic networks, professional networks) for the purpose of recruiting skilled candidates for volunteer positions with WUSC based in Ghana.

Map and identify organizations/websites/networks (associations, academic networks, professional networks) for the purpose of recruiting skilled candidates from other developing countries for volunteer positions with WUSC based in Ghana the other African countries where WUSC operates (Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi)

Map and identify local job websites and social media sites that focus on job postings for international and national professionals in Ghana.

Ensure the active promotion of the Program and Volunteer Support Advisor (PVSA) volunteer assignment amongst Canadian communities networks residing in Ghana.

Liaise with NGOs, WUSC partner organizations and other relevant groups to identify Canadian expatriates and African ex-pat communities’ networks in Ghana

Procedure and requirements for acquiring a criminal record check.
Additional elements as requested.

*Note: South-South volunteers are defined as low or middle-income countries according to World Bank categories. Where legislation, policies or procedures differ based on the nationality of the volunteer, please provide information for Canadians and the 5 largest African expatriate community groups.

Deliverables

Provide a list of all identified African expatriate community networks in Ghana with valid contact information for each, including email address, key contact person, website and social media links.

Provide a list of all identified Canadian expatriate organizations present in Ghana with valid contact information for each, including email address, key contact person, website and social media links.

Provide a list of local job websites and social media sites that focus on job postings for international professionals, with valid posting information, including any associated fees.

Post the Program and Volunteer Support Advisor assignment and other priority volunteer assignments in identified networks with Volunteer Mobilization Team approval.

Provide a list of names and contact information of all potential candidates to the volunteer mobilization team.
Provide a list of organisations/websites/networks (associations, academic networks, professional networks) identified as being potential sources to recruit skilled candidates from Ghana for volunteer positions with WUSC based in the other African countries where WUSC operates (Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi)

How To Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please submit an application via https://forms.gle/NY5iw54LSiMnyKa98

WUSC’s activities seek to balance inequities and create sustainable development around the globe; the work ethic of our staff, volunteers, representatives and partners shall correspond to the values and mission of the organization.

WUSC promotes responsibility, respect, honesty, and professional excellence and we will not tolerate harassment, coercion, sexual exploitation or abuse of any form. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check where appropriate.

WUSC is an equal opportunity employer.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone calls please.

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