SOS Children’s Villages–Nigeria, seek individuals who are committed and dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children. SOS Children’s Villages-Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other status protected by applicable law.
Job Title: Next Economy Youth Coach
Lagos, Plateau, Abuja
Job Qualification and Requirement
Bachelor's Degree in, social development work, education, youth and community development, business development, management.
At least 4 years’ experience in youth development work and financial delivery
Experience in guidance and counselling of young people
2 to 3 years of experience working with entrepreneurs and/ or small-medium enterprises (SMEs) or self-employments
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective, professional relationships with youth, and multidisciplinary teams.
Demonstrated success in working with youth, particularly in group settings.
Demonstrated skills in oral and written communication.
Strong interest and ability in working with diverse groups
Good knowledge of child and youth development, human behaviour, social and business environment
Experience working in schools or a non-profit human services setting.
Knowledge of the Youth Program and assessment tool.
Experience leading youth in experiential, recreational and service learning activities.
Experience with curriculum development and implementation.
Knowledge on child protection and children rights
Knowledge on how traditions, culture, beliefs and customs influence human functioning and development at all levels
Understanding of cultural diversity, characteristics of special target groups, implications for assessment and intervention
Understanding of services, including crisis intervention, conflict resolution and individual and group counselling
Ability to set and maintain professional boundaries with clients
Coaching and mentoring skills
Ability to negotiate and collaborate
Ability to work independently and in the team
A practical and flexible approach to work
Resilience - for coping with difficult situations and challenging cases
Good time management, organisational and administrative skills
Experience in the development or delivery of economic support services for youth, women and families
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