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  • Posted: Feb 17, 2023
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    World University Service of Canada - is a leading Canadian non-profit organization in international development, committed to building a more equitable and sustainable world. We work with a unique and powerful network of post-secondary institutions, private-sector partners and volunteers to provide education, employment and empowerment opportunities that imp...
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    Program Officer


    • Work collaboratively with DREEM team members to provide programmatic, coordination, and logistical support to ensure the goals of the Mastercard Foundation under DREEM are met.
    • Coordinates and supports the planning and implementation of key convenings across the pillars, not limited to quarterly and annual planning meetings with the Mastercard Foundation, DREEM team, and the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC); research dissemination sessions, and YAC-led events.
    • Lead the organization and administration of the Youth Advisory Committee. This includes providing day-to-day support to the YAC, monitoring and evaluation of YAC activities, and overseeing YAC activities.
    • In partnership with the DREEM Senior MERL Officer, supports MERL activities for the DREEM project across all pillars and cross-cutting themes. This includes documenting learnings, success stories, and other relevant information.
    • Provide coordination and administrative support to the Senior Project Manager and DREEM Project Director as needed.
    • Attend and participate in relevant internal and external events.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • The ideal applicant will combine technical expertise in one or more of DREEM’s sectors (higher education, durable solutions for refugees, vocational and technical training, support to entrepreneurs and businesses), a familiarity with the East African refugee context, an ability to get things done, and strong organization, coordination, and communication skills.
    • Specific competencies:
    • At minimum, a Bachelor’s degree in a related field (International Development, Public Policy, International Relations, Refugee Studies);
    • Three to five years of relevant working experience
    • Experience working on displacement issues in Kenya and/or East Africa
    • Strong planning, organization and problem-solving skills with ability to work hands-on, independently, and within team in a fast-paced work environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills & demonstrated ability to establish effective working relations between programs & support
    • Strong research and editing skills in English are desirable
    • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of WUSC
    • Must be motivated, entrepreneurial in mindset, hardworking, optimistic, and a team player
    • Other requirements

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