Responsible for all community level crop and livestock education within Self-Help International’s beneficiary communities as part of the organization’s training and farmer outreach.
As part of the Agriculture and Entrepreneur Development team, this position will primarily be responsible for all community level crop and livestock education within Self-Help International’s beneficiary communities as part of the organization’s training and farmer outreach.
The majority of this education will be facilitated within existing SHI programs (Microcredit, Teen Girls Clubs, Growing Healthy Food, Growing Healthy Children, School Feeding & Nutrition, Graduate Entrepreneur Program, Training Center), targeting SHI clients and contributing to the overall success of SHI’s mission.
The education provided will be in line with SHI’s overall mission of alleviating hunger by helping people help themselves and will be responsive to the nutritional needs of individuals, households and communities. In addition, this position will creatively look at ways to engage youth in agriculture through trainings, workshops, or other outlets.
The responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
This position will split their time between the head office in Kumasi, the Training Center located in Nkawie/Nkawkrom, and the rural communities where SHI operates their programs. The break down will be approximately as listed below, but will vary depending on season, activities, projects, etc.
Kumasi office: 20%
Training Center: 20%
Integrity – The job will not always have direct oversight and it is important that a high level of integrity is maintained when representing SHI and working with our beneficiaries.
Detail-oriented: The job requires consistent follow up with beneficiaries and coordinating multiple schedules and tasks.
Respect- Self-Help International treats all clients, partners, and recipients with respect, courtesy and kindness at all times.
Fluent in Twi & English – Most of our clients are Akans living in predominantly Twi speaking communities. Reports are submitted in English and it is often necessary to communicate effectively about the program in both Twi and English, so comfort and confidence in both languages is necessary.
Critical Thinking – It is imperative that the candidate can think critically around issues that arise within the program and can take the initiative to implement creative solutions to effectively address them and recommend continuous improvement
Team player – Self-Help International adopts a collaborative approach to development and collaboration with the AED team as well as combined efforts across programs is necessary.
Compassionate – The Officer is expected to lift up and empower clients of SHI as a whole. They must be able to establish a rapport with potential and current clients, celebrate successes and hold clients accountable with compassion and grace.
The annual gross salary for this position ranges from GHC 33,390.00? ? to GHC 37,100.04?