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Social Empowerment Trainer Vacancy At Women For Women International

Date Posted: 05/Sep/2018
Deadline: 12/Sep/2018

Women for Women International (WfWI) - In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International (WfWI) supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community.

Since 1993, WfWI has served more than 462,000 women in 8 conflict-affected countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan. Since 2002, we have worked with over 20,000 men worldwide to support women’s rights and gender equality.

Social Empowerment Trainer

Location: Magama-Gumau, Bauchi State
Reports To: Social Empowerment Officer


  • Social Empowerment Trainers are responsible for the implementation of the one-year training curriculum.
  • Each Social Empowerment Trainer will manage a caseload of program participants according to organizational standards.
  • In addition, the Social Empowerment Trainer is responsible for informing participants about services in the community that may benefit them, reporting on the progress of the participants as required.


  • Plan and prepare for each lesson.
  • Meet with colleagues to share techniques, strategies, success stories, difficult cases, supplemental materials, etc.
  • Plan weekly, monthly and annual training schedules in collaboration with other staff and trainers from other departments, as appropriate.
  • Participate in continuing education workshops as required to increase professional knowledge and capacity.
  • Identify and source additional training aids and materials as appropriate.


  • Orient new participants about program rules and goals.
  • Deliver all lessons from the WfWI Social Empowerment s curriculum according to an established schedule.
  • Provide information to participants about other services provided by the organization such as vocational training, business skills training or numeracy training.
  • Provide information to participants about services of partner organizations or other community services such as microcredit, legal aid, health care, counseling, etc.
  • Provide translation and interpretation services, as required.
  • Assist in the delivery of sponsorship funds to the participants, as required, by following the internal procedures established by the organization to verify delivery of funds and account for undelivered funds.
  • Work in collaboration with other staff to document and report any change in program participant status (i.e., address change, name change, death, etc.)
  • Keep management updated on problems or issues encountered in the field.
  • Assist in community mobilization of participants in your assigned locations.

Record Keeping:

  • Record attendance of participants at each training session.
  • Contact participants who do not attend sessions to determine whether they should be dismissed from the program.
  • Recommend women for dismissal from the program according to organizational guidelines.
  • Gather information for and prepare updates on participants as needed.
  • Record information about training sessions in trainer journal – including session topics, reactions to material, challenges and other relevant issues.
  • Undertake written evaluation of each training session upon completion of training.

Letter Writing and Participant Stories:

  • Deliver letters and translate to recipients.
  • Assist participants with letter writing
  • Inform women of new sponsors
  • Make notes of interesting stories.

Other Duties as assigned by supervisor.


  • At least a Diploma; additional post-secondary studies an advantage.
  • At least two (2) years of relevant work experience.
  • Good administrative and organizational skills.
  • Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team.
  • Good report writing and communication skills
  • Ability to build rapport with participants and communities
  • Must be attuned to the particular situation and needs of the women in the program so as to give proper advice.
  • Basic computer skills in MS Word, Excel and Email applications.
  • High level of fluency in English (speaking, reading, writing) and fluency in Hausa language

Method of Application

Applicants should submit an updated CV, Cover Letter and three professional references to: [email protected] Please put Social "Empowerment Trainer" in the Subject line.

Note: Only short listed applicants will be invited to interview. No telephone inquiries please.

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