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Kids Play International - Program Coordinator

Kids Play International - Program Coordinator

Kids Play International is looking for a Program Coordinator based out of Cambodia who recognizes and understands how sport can promote gender equity and create social change.

  • Position: Program Coordinator
  • Type: Independent Contractor, 2 Year minimum commitment
  • Position Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Program Location: Ang Chagn Chass, Cambodia
  • Start Date: February 2022

Kids Play International is seeking a Cambodia Field Based Let’s Play Fair Program Coordinator (LPF PC) who recognizes and understands how sport can promote gender equity and create social change. This is also someone who is excited and inspired to work in a rural village helping to empower both girls and boys through sport to challenge harmful gender stereotypes which can create a more equitable society. Kids Play's LPF PC should ideally be someone who has lived or travelled abroad, played/enjoys/understands how sport can be used as a tool to promote social change, is an advocate for equality between girls and boys and has excellent organizational, writing and communication and presentation skills. Candidates should be interested and committed to working in a local rural village outside of Siem Reap, Cambodia.

The overall responsibilities will include; facilitating our Let’s Play Fair gender equity and sport curriculum (frisbee, lacrosse, softball, track/field, etc) for our Cambodian youth year round, facilitating our Play Fair Community Day programs targeted at youth and adults in the community, facilitating our Play Fair Workshop to local partners (coaches/teachers, etc.), planning and executing special events/camps throughout the year, leading coach capacity trainings, assisting in coach and youth professional development trainings, networking with local partners, executing required activities within awarded grants, building deeper impact with our partner schools and parents, observing and collecting data on all programs, help organize volunteer trip itineraries/activities, writing reports and managing social media content and newsletters.

Primary duties and responsibilities

Program Support

  • Oversee, evaluate and conduct coach trainings around year-round curriculum for Let’s Play Fair and Play Fair Community programs within KPI’s existing curriculum framework

  • Plan and execute at least 3 community days per year that involve an outside community partner that complements KPI’s gender equity work

  • Help plan and execute Partner School educational sessions around MHM, SRH, importance of girls education, etc.

  • Help deliver ongoing curriculum and professional development trainings to KPI’s coaching staff

  • Learn, practice and facilitate our Play Fair Inclusion Workshop to other local NGOs (coaches/teachers/youth workers)

  • Help oversee school giving programs and cultivate parent relationships

  • Assist coaching staff in the carrying out weekly LPF and Community Day program sessions

  • Organize and coordinate volunteer trips

  • Help design, conduct and evaluate activities as outlined in grants KPI has received

Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Attend weekly LPF, Play Fair Community Day programming and coach professional development sessions and complete observation reports for each

  • Assist in collecting and organizing program attendance, school attendance, school grades, exam scores on a regular basis

  • Maintain and update excel databases with all monitoring and evaluation information

  • Conduct surveys, observations and focus group discussions as they pertain to monitor and evaluation of activities outlined in grants

  • Write weekly and quarterly internal reports and assist with external grant reports pertaining to the specific grant deliverables outlined for the LPF program

  • Ensure all programs/projects interventions completed within the timeframe, budget and are in accordance with the KPI policies and guidelines, and KPI Country Strategic Plan

Business Development

  • Help write monthly program newsletters, and maintain weekly KPI Facebook, Instagram and Twitter as it pertains to programming
  • Help capture ongoing photographs, videos, and testimonials of participants and coaches for social media, website, and funding purposes
  • Serve as a Kids Play representative for the organization in partnership meetings and site visits
  • Liaises and collaborates with government partners, NGOs and other networks to bring resources and services to the communities we serve



Ideal candidates will have the following qualifications/competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 4 years working experience at an international level with humanitarian NGOs or operational UN agencies OR 2 years of field experience in challenging environments
  • Proven experience in project management, including budget expenditure, data collection, report writing, and staff management
  • Preferable experience and strong interest in the areas of sport for development, gender equity, women’s empowerment, and public health
  • Ability to empower, mentor and train local staff
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • High degree of computer literacy
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Political and cultural sensitivity, including ability to adapt well to local cultures
  • Proven ability to function well in a lower-resourced environment
  • Strong liaison and communication skills
  • Innovative and creative thinking
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills


  • Dependent on experience; Range $1500-$1800 USD monthly consulting fee
  • Includes Housing stipend
  • KPI related expenses; internet, phone, transportation
  • Visa costs



All candidates should email a cover letter describing their interest and qualifications and a current resume to: Please include “CAM LPF Program Coordinator” in the subject line.

Rolling Interviews starting Jan 3, 2022, Deadline to Submit is Jan 31, 2022

NOTE: Because of the number of resumes received we will only respond to those we will be interviewing.

Application deadline

Mon, 01/31/2022

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