Child & Family Services Center Coordinator (Debed)

YOUR ROLE

COAF is growing fast and we are looking for new professionals to join our dynamic team. If you have enthusiasm for our expansion plans, have extensive knowledge in management along with strong interpersonal and organizational skills, an understanding of community development programs, influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross-functional environment the role of Debed CFC Coordinator at COAF (Children of Armenia Fund) is a perfect fit for you.

YOUR TEAM

Taking on the role of Debed CFC Coordinator means you’ll be an essential part of the COAF Village Programs team. You’ll work under the direct supervision of the Village Programs Manager.

Your duties will include:

PROJECT MANAGEMENT (40%)

  • Establish the Center as a central hub for delivering psychological services, speech therapy, social work, early childhood development programs, training for specialists, and related services to the beneficiary communities.
  • Oversee the Center’s operations, coordinate the efforts of the staff, and ensure the timely, high-quality, and efficient delivery of services.
  • Develop and implement the Center’s annual work plan in collaboration with Center staff, and contribute to the annual budget planning process.
  • Monitor the schedule and adherence to the work plan, ensure the quality of services delivered, and propose improvements as needed.
  • Initiate and coordinate activities at the Center.
  • Compile, update, analyze, and monitor the database of the Center’s beneficiaries, and prepare oral and written reports.
  • Register children, execute agreements, and provide feedback to parents.
  • Monitor the proper use of property and equipment, manage warehouse operations, and conduct annual inventory checks.
  • Coordinate purchases for the Center, and resolve administrative issues and challenges as they arise.
  • Collaborate with the SMART Center Education and Operations Manager to deliver services tailored to educational needs.
  • Fulfill other organizational and administrative duties as directed by the management team of the Yerevan office.
  • Travel as required.

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT (30%)

  • Manage team workload guaranteeing work quality & high productivity.
  • Monitor your teams’ performance by providing regular feedback.
  • Ensure communication flow between your team & other actors.
  • Organize and lead team meetings to foster internal communication, review work progress, and support team well-being.
  • Participate in the selection and integration of Center specialists, collaborate closely with professional services managers, and coordinate with other departments within the organization.
  • Support parents in planning and organizing transportation routes.

STAKEHOLDER COORDINATION (30%)

  • Engage and communicate effectively with all stakeholders, including government, NGOs, schools, medical facilities, community centers, parents, children, and other target groups
  • Raise awareness about Debed Center’s and COAF’s humanitarian assistance programs and activities and ensure the exchange of program information
  • Provide routine report updates and liaise closely with COAF’s Armenia office

YOU

We’re expecting your best and require that:

YOU KNOW

  • Developmental needs and reform processes in rural communities.
  • Main approaches of socio-psychological support.
  • Methodology of non-formal education.
  • Proficiency in Armenian (excellent) and English (good), both verbal and written. Knowledge of Russian is an advantage.
  • Principles and methods of program management.

YOU ARE

  • Psychologist or a specialist in a related field.
  • A lifelong learner.
  • Skilled leader and teammate.
  • Creative thinker.
  • Innovative.
  • Perfect negotiator.
  • Media expert.
  • Change manager.
  • Responsible & accountable.

YOU CAN

  • Manage multifunctional programs with at least 5 years of experience, including mid- or senior-level management roles involving the design and implementation of community development or multi-sector projects. Experience in managing socio-psychological programs is advantageous.
  • Use data to drive decisions and define priorities.
  • Analyze data and generate necessary reports.
  • Excellent communication with others.
  • Manage time properly.
  • Work independently under stressful conditions & deadlines.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team.
  • Utilize G Suite and other work platforms effectively.

WE ARE

The “Children of Armenia” Charitable Fund (COAF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization aimed at improving the quality of life in rural Armenia, with a particular focus on children and youth. COAF’s target development areas are education, healthcare, child and family services, as well as social and economic development. COAF launched its programs in 2004, starting in one village and expanding to 82 villages and communities across the country with an investment of more than $70 million, impacting well over 107,000 people across rural Armenia.

Since 2015, COAF has developed and started implementing SMART Initiatives. COAF SMART is designed to advance a generation across the rural world through education that will benefit individuals, societies, and the environment. COAF SMART is an exemplary model of development and is presently being replicated in other regions and communities throughout Armenia. The first COAF SMART Center was inaugurated on May 27, 2018 near the village of Debed, Lori Region.

Note: COAF is a growing nonprofit working within a dynamic system. Our team must be agile as we grow in scale. We are looking for teammates who are resilient and adaptive.

WE OFFER

  • A life-changing work experience
  • A job that you’d be passionate about
  • Competitive salary
  • A comprehensive health insurance package
  • 20 paid vacation days per year & additional paid flex hours
  • Career development opportunities
  • Performance-based EoY bonus
  • Positive and creative work environment

WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU 

Take your first step and apply․

You have until July 14, 2024 (EoD).

The organization conducts a day-to-day review of the applications, depending on the results of which, the hiring process and selection of the appropriate candidate can be carried out before the deadline.

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