Teaching & Community Project Coordinator - Fiji

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Frontier
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Company Location: Irvine, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Full-time, Paid

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Description

The Officer would be responsible for taking managing and developing the Frontier Teaching &
Community Projects and associated extension projects such as workshops, holiday programmes and
childcare in Fiji. The Officer will offer a valuable service to the local community within which they are
working by providing essential skills such as teaching English and other subjects, and managing
volunteer placements within the community in line with Frontier’s structured outreach programme

Responsibilities

- Liaison with collaborating organisations, including possible project donors, local counterparts,
the local University and with any other entities as appropriate in order to finalise the existing
projects and to develop new collaborative links and projects;

- Taking initiative to continually develop Frontier’s outreach programme;

- Securing and organising volunteer placements, accommodation and transportation;

- Planning and implementing schedules of work for volunteers and supervising this work
throughout the project;

- Teaching English or other subjects and running other community activities with and for local
schools, orphanages and health centres;

- Supervising and arranging arrival of the new volunteers including travel and accommodation
and in country briefing;

- Ensure the health and safety of all volunteers, project staff and host-country participants at all
times, dealing with any medical incidents should they arise, being ready to initiate and
implement an emergency medical evacuation procedure if necessary;

- Maintaining regular communications and ensure the transmission of all communications to
London HQ, including provision of regular progress updates to the Operations Managers;

- Management of the project’s in-country expenditure in line with the quarterly field budgets
provided;

- Production of project reports and updates to a schedule agreed with the Operations Managers;

- Production of project planning documents and funding proposals together with the Operations
Managers (UK);

- Management of local employees, and where necessary the employment of new staff and
payment of wages;

Requirements

Educated to degree level
First aid qualification
TEFL qualification
Experience working on community projects
Experience working with and supporting volunteers
Experience of budget and financial management
Excellent written/oral communication skills
Negotiation and liaison skills
Ability to manage staff/volunteers
Hold a full, clean driving license
Professional and flexible approach
Resilient and adaptable, with the ability to work as a team in basic living conditions
High attention to detail
Ability to motivate

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