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Three new opportunities at PeacePlayers International

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Three new opportunities at PeacePlayers International

Established in 2001, PeacePlayers International (PPI) is a peacebuilding nonprofit organisation that uses sport as a vehicle to unite, educate and inspire young people living in divided communities. Based on the premise that “children who play together can learn to live together,” PPI has become a worldwide leader in the use of sport to build a more peaceful world, reaching more than 75,000 youth in 15 countries.

PPI has recently launched a new partnership with Nike to bring PPI’s proven model of uniting communities through sport to the U.S. This partnership will help mobilize young people across the United States who will show that if you can play together, you can live together.

1. Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, Washington, D.C.

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist supports international and domestic PPI programs in conducting design, monitoring, evaluation and learning activities. S/he is a  member  of  PPI’s  Office of  Organizational  Learning,  and  works  closely  with  the Organizational Learning Specialist.  The position  is  based  in  Washington,  DC,  with periodic  travel  abroad  and  within  the  US  to  PPI program  sites.  The M&E Specialist reports to the PPI Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning.  

Key responsibilities and specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Program Design

  • Support  the  development  of  logical  frameworks  and  M&E  Plans  for  PPI programming

Monitoring

  • Work closely with PPI sites to ensure ongoing collection of monitoring data and tracking of these data against targets outlined in M&E Plans 
  • Maintain databases for PPI program sites 
  • Provide technical support in the development of data collection tools (e.g. surveys, focus groups, etc.)

Evaluation

  • Conduct internal evaluations of PPI programs in collaboration with local staff 
  • Capacity Building
  • Lead workshops to train PPI staff and partners in conducting design, monitoring and evaluation activities 
  • Provide remote M&E support and coaching to PPI staff and partners

Learning

  • Collaborate with PPI’s Organizational Learning Specialist and the Director of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning to support PPI sites in using M&E results to strengthen programming

Other

  • Contribute to publications and special projects as requested
  • Support PPI staff in analyzing data and drafting reports as requested

Deadline - 28 February.

Download the full job specification for more information and details on the application process.

 

2. Project Coordinator, Brooklyn, NY

The Project Coordinator (PC) will support PPI’s efforts to launch sport based community programming in Brooklyn, New York. The PC will be the eyes and ears on the ground, working closely with local community partners and stakeholders to ensure high-quality programmatic execution.  The PC position will be for approximately 12 months (renewable contract) and will report directly to the PPI Program Manager.

Key responsibilities and specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Support in the design of Brooklyn specific programing
  • Manage and coordinate a network of diverse local stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Program Manager and local network to implement youth basketball programming
  • Lead the implementation of all Brooklyn based Leadership Development Program activities; including weekly leadership and basketball sessions, retreats, community service projects and exchanges. 
  • Lead and assist in recruitment of Leadership Development participants
  • Support implementation of neighbourhood and city based events
  • Support and supervise part time staff/coaches as needed
  • Coordinate trainings and workshops for local network
  • Oversee the collection of necessary data, testimonials and other information to assess project success

Deadline - 28 February.

Download the full job specification for more information and details on the application process.

 

3. Project Coordinator, Detroit, MI

The Project Coordinator (PC) will support PPI’s efforts to launch sport based community programming in Detroit, Michigan. The PC will be the eyes and ears on the ground, working closely with local community partners and stakeholders to ensure high-quality programmatic execution.  The PC position will be for approximately 12 months (renewable contract) and will report directly to the PPI Program Manager.

Key responsibilities and specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Support in the design of Detroit specific programing
  • Manage and coordinate a network of diverse local stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Program Manager and local network to implement youth basketball programming
  • Lead the implementation of all Detroit based Leadership Development Program activities; including weekly leadership and basketball sessions, retreats, community service projects and exchanges. 
  • Lead and assist in recruitment of Leadership Development participants
  • Support implementation of neighbourhood and city based events
  • Support and supervise part time staff/coaches as needed
  • Coordinate trainings and workshops for local network
  • Oversee the collection of necessary data, testimonials and other information to assess project success

Deadline - 28 February.

Download the full job specification for more information and details on the application process.

Location

United States

Application deadline

Tue, 02/28/2017