Imagine a place in your community where you learn what you want to learn. Imagine a place where community members meet to share best practices and drive the development of their community. Do you feel dedicated to make a difference and run such a place in your community? Then apply as BOOKBRIDGE Community Hero!
Who you are
You are looking for a new challenge and you are inspired by the idea of doing something innovative for the community. You have strong ties to the community. You enjoy working with people and motivating your team to make the Learning Center a success. You have a long-term commitment for the learning center. You speak the local language and English and you ideally have or are willing to adapt the following: Preferably educational or business administration background (academic degree would be appreciated), experience in teaching and working with children/young adults, organizational skills, professional attitude, IT skills.
What is waiting for you
- Learning Center Management: Ensure the learning Center premises are suitable for current and future needs. You manage daily operations together with local staff (e.g. user registration, check in and out). You lead by example, provide motivation to staff and embody the vision of the learning center, enabling staff to take responsibility for improvement.
- Offering and developing activities and courses: You direct the design and implementation of a curriculum, which inspires and engages the local community. You organize and offer activities and seminars that are for free (e.g. games, movie nights). Besides free activities and seminars you set up a paid course system (e.g. English, IT, leadership and entrepreneurial skills).
- Maintaining network: As Community Hero, you work closely with BOOKBRIDGE staff. You develop and maintain relationships with our partners and the local community.
What we offer
Community Hero is not just a job, it is a long-term commitment towards making a difference as an entrepreneur in your community. Your full-time job as a Community Hero allows for a high degree of self-responsibility. For the initial phase, you will be financially supported by BOOKBRIDGE with a soft loan to kick start your learning center. Later on, you earn your salary through paid course offerings in the learning center.Apply now
Whom to contact
In case of any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our team.
Sri Lanka and all other countries
monika [at] bookbridge.org
sokhan [at] bookbridge.org
amar [at] bookbridge.org