Population Education Facilitator Position Description
This position is a (twelve) *
month volunteer facilitator appointment with (name of responsible
organization). The facilitator will provide creative and sensitive
non-formal population education experiential learning activities for small
groups (11 - 21) of rural
out-of-school (mixed gender) youth groups (ages
18-26) from (geographic area) . The
facilitator will be a member of the (geographic
area) Population Education Project Team and will work closely with the
Project and (name of responsible organization).
- Serve as an active member of the (insert
specific name of project) team.
- Complete Population Education Facilitator Training conducted by (name
- Recruit rural out-of-school
youth to participate in the population education program. Recruit resource
people to present curriculum content topics.
- Organize population education group meeting schedules and arrange for
a places for group meetings.
- Facilitate guide group interaction, guide learning experiences,
develop positive learning environments and trust among and between the group
members, the facilitator, and the resource people.
- Encourage active participation by all members within the group.
- Use Experiential Learning Model for population education activities.
- Evaluate and report impact outcomes to (name of sponsoring
- Interact with media and
community organizations and leaders to promote the program.
- Secondary education completed or equivalent
- Commitment to experiential learning
- Interest, knowledge, and concern about youth and
population education issues.
- Active community involvement and/or service.
- Willing to serve as a role model and mentor for
- Highly energetic, creative, enthusiastic,
flexibility, and a good sense of humor.
- Willingness to learn from experience, try new
approaches, and solve problems.
- Ability to guide discussions on personal and
sensitive issues and relate well to youth.
- Willingness to share philosophy and personal
experiences as a role model and mentor to youth learners.
- Ability to follow and
creatively adapt curriculum activities for experiential learning for youth
- Skilled in:multiple priority management,
organization, leadership, and communications.
- Facilitator Stipend ($100) (if appropriate given funding and policy).
- Expenses for transportation, training program,
and supplies and materials to implement the Population Education Curriculum
Project will be paid by (name of sponsoring organization).
- Recognition for service to youth and community.
- Gain expertise and skills in youth development,
teaching/group process, assessing community needs, and subject area expertise
in population education issues.
* Indicates information to be
adapted for the specific circumstances of your project.