The volunteer Country Manager will be responsible for overseeing the entire country RHSC youth volunteer program and volunteer management. This position will be responsible for establishing and nurturing our youth volunteers’ activities, improve partnerships with organizations and other CBO’s and help Restoring Hope for Survivors Liberia Inc. positively impact youth through its volunteer community programming implementation. The primary purpose of these programs is encouraged young Liberian youth to participate into volunteerism and be inspired to lead and continued participation.
The country Volunteer Manager will oversee our Volunteer Program, operation, program management, volunteer recruitment, finance and administration. This position will also serve as a lead coach during programming hours and assist the CEO of RHSC Liberia Inc with a variety of tasks ranging from organization, reporting program support, coordination and others.
Job Purpose: To manage and develop RHSC Liberia volunteer Program in-country
Manage the Liberia field office
Manage the field office and carry out an annual appraisal of all reporting staff
Support youth Volunteer Workers (YVWs) in their placements through induction, supervision and appropriate feedback
Manage the workload of the field office and monitor the annual work-plan
Promote a culture of communication and lesson-learning throughout the Country Program including on spot training, mentorship and other methods
Implement and develop the country strategy
Implement and develop the Liberia Program Country Strategy, within nation Service’s overall organisational strategy, consulting widely with partners and other interested parties
Produce an annual work-plan
Provide direct management support and oversight to national Service’s projects in-country
Develop the country program
Travel regularly throughout Liberia, forging relationships with new partners to maximise the effectiveness of our volunteer community development initiatives
Ensure effective monitoring and impact assessment
Comply with reporting requirements and ensure compliance on the part of RHSC’s, volunteers’ activities
Contribute to the development of systems to better measure and demonstrate the impact of our work
Draw up terms of reference for external evaluations
Manage the Program’s finances & fundraising
Produce a draft annual budget and monitor expenditure
Produce timely monthly accounts and submit to RHSC International Service HQ
Collaborate proactively with colleagues in seeking funding for Program, placements and related activities, and in complying with donor requirements
Develop and promote a strategy for organisational income generation within Liberia
Communicate Program activities
Proactively support International Service’s publicity and communications aims, ensuring contributions from staff, volunteers and beneficiaries in Liberia. Requirements may include contributions to in-house and/or external publications, providing photos, success stories, articles and other materials as requested by RHSC International Service’s communications team.
Provide information for RHSC International Service’s global website as required and ensure that the Liberia field office’s website is up to date.
Represent International Service
Represent International Service on relevant CBO’s national NGO and GOV bodies and at funding events
Represent RHSC International Service on NGO networks and seek to promote effective networking and collaborative working practices throughout the Program
RHSC Liberia Inc seeks a person willing to work as volunteer and will in the position be able to use his or personal resources in the execution of his/her duties
A college degree level or equivalent
Minimum 1 years’ experience in a development context, including management of people and resources
Substantial knowledge, experience and understanding of development issues in Liberia
Note: all candidate should apply using our official email address in the left corner of our contact.