DAI/WIE Balkh, Afghanistan
Jul 04, 2017Full time
Job Description: Purpose: The Provincial Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator (PIAC) will work independently in one or more provincial population center to be determined by WIE. The PIAC will report to a Regional Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator (RIAC) based in WIE Kandahar regional office: The PIAC will be responsible for implementation of WIE internship and apprenticeship programs and collect and process documentation for internships and apprenticeships, establish relationships with employers and relevant stakeholders, and identify opportunities for work experience placements. The PIAC will also coordinate with the Training Coordinator based in his or her Regional Office to schedule and organize job readiness and other trainings for WIE interns and apprentices. Duties and Responsibilities: In close coordination and with input from the Regional Internship and Apprenticeship Coordinator (RIAC), carry out provincial level internship and apprenticeship program activities. Follow internship and apprenticeship program activity procedures, including collecting applications/information from female applicants, entering data into WIE databases, collecting and processing intern and apprentice timesheets, and collecting feedback and information from employers. Conduct outreach to, identification and selection of businesses to host interns and apprentices in the province. Collect information on internship, apprenticeship and job openings from employers in the province and upload into WIE’s job matching database. Conduct outreach to, recruitment and placement of interns and apprentices. Ensure interns and apprentices are properly screened, receive pre-employment training or orientation, and are appropriately matched to positions. Contribute to career days, networking & other job information events in coordination with the RIAC. Coordinate closely with Regional Workforce Development Case Officers to assist women who are completing internships and apprenticeships to secure places of employment. Coordinate closely with Regional Service Centers and the M&E specialist in the region to monitor internship programs. PIACs are expected to report in to Regional Offices at least once per month.