The J/P Haitian Relief Organization is a registered non-profit charitable foundation established to help the people of Haiti recover from the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake.
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Volunteers play a huge role in our efforts to rebuild Haiti and help the Haitian people.
Volunteering in disaster environments for humanitarian relief operations requires a tremendous amount of patience, endurance, cooperation and fortitude.
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Position Title: TEACHER OF VOCATIONAL SKILLS VOLUNTEER
(Examples of vocational skills include but are not limited to metal works, crafts, etc)
Reports to: Manager of Appropriate Department
Duration: 6-8 weeks
Location of position: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
The volunteer will teach his field of expertise to a group of residents of one of Haiti's largest post-earthquake transition camps. Participants to this training will be selected based on their vulnerability criteria and prior experience. Prior to departure, the volunteer will develop a curriculum and a list of materials for the vocational training. J/P HRO will allocate a project assistant for the full term of the training to translate, procure materials, help in the selection process, act as a disciplinary agent and generally assist. The volunteer will provide a list of materials needed and J/P HRO will be responsible for procuring them. A standard grant will be given for materials and, depending on the cost, additional fundraising for program’s material would be done by the volunteer.
• Prior to departure, develop a curriculum and a list of materials needed for the vocational training
• Fundraise for the program’s materials, if needed (J/P HRO will provide a standard grant for material purchases, which could have to be supplemented depending on program costs)
• Teach the curriculum to a group of camp residents for a period of 6-8 weeks
• Issue certificates to candidates who have successfully completed the program
• Work with candidates to find them jobs
• Qualification in field of expertise
• Qualification in teaching field of expertise desirable
• Fluency in English
• Fluency in French and/or Creole desirable
• International development experience desirable
• Knowledge of Haiti’s available resources and job market
J/P HRO, a non-profit organization dedicated to help lift the nation of Haiti out of the rubble and give the Haitian people a better life, is seeking experienced professionals for several exciting opportunities as part of its response to the 2010 Haiti earthquake.
JP/HRO est une organisation à but non lucratif visant à aider les haïtiens et à leur offrir un avenir meilleur. J/P HRO recherche des professionnels expérimentés afin de combler plusieurs postes vacants en réponse au séisme qui a frappé Haïti en 2010.
Please submit cover letters and resumes to HRstaffing@jphro.org
Development Project Manager
Reports to: Program & Organizational Development Manager (Program Manager)
Line Management: N/A
Location of position: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Note: Only candidates fully fluent in French and English will be considered.
J/ P HRO has evolved as an organization since its inception in January 2010, transitioning from an emergency to a development context. J/P HRO’s human resource pool has increased to reach a total of over 300 employees, both Haitians and internationals. Hence, the need for J/P HRO’s structure to adapt accordingly in order to support new monitoring and reporting needs, as well as efficiency imperatives.
The Organizational Development Officer will work within the Program & Organizational Development Program. S/He will be responsible for analyzing J/P HRO programs, projects and processes, both new and established, ensuring efficiency and success from start to finish.
S/He will monitor and evaluate initiatives in the context of J/P HRO’s strategic planning and lead advisory missions within the organization to implement the improvements needed, in line with process re-engineering method. S/He will be responsible for reporting and recording progress, ensuring agreed deliverables are met as well as submitting regular progress reports to the Program and Organizational Development Manager (POD Manager), as well as recommend best practices. S/He will also be in charge of implementing new processes, procedures, policies as need be, as well as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) throughout the organization, using her/his experience and skills in project management and quality management methodology such as Lean, 6Sigma etc.
This is an important role: translating strategic direction into plans and objectives, streamlining and guiding JP HRO projects to ensure all are working effectively towards common goals within the different programs and departments and maintaining excellence at every level.
Additionally, working along the M&E Officer and Program Development /Grants Writing Officer as part of the same team, under the Program & Organizational Development Manager, s/he will need to be flexible in order to replace or work with other members of the team, as need be.
• Assess organizational and performance gaps within the different programs, report and recommend corrective actions needed.
• Conduct internal advisory projects to improve organizational performance, ensuring proper change management and capacity building initiatives for long-lasting impact on J/P HRO activities.
• Document lessons learned and best practices of the different programs and update them as need be.
• Recommend and implement best practices as well as new policies, procedures, processes.
• Assist programs in the creation and update of their standard operating procedures (SOPs).
• Clarify the core information needs of Management as well as knowledge management procedures to implement or enhance.
• Implement knowledge management and change management procedures and provide relevant and timely information to Management.
Training and capacity building
• Identify /support the identification process of Human resources needs with Program Managers.
• Identify training and development needs within the organization through job analysis, appraisal schemes and regular consultation with Program Managers.
• Design and develop training and development programs based on the organization needs.
• Provide training and support capacity-building activities.
Qualifications and Experience:• Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Information Management, Project Management, Human Resources or other relevant academic background; and/or International Studies/International relations (essential); Master’s Degree (desirable).
• At least 5 years of relevant work experience (essential).
• Background in a consulting role for at least 1-2 years (essential).
• Project Management certification (PMP or Prince 2) (highly desirable).
• Quality and management certification / process re-engineering certification (6Sigma; Lean etc.) (highly desirable).
Skills:• Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and reports in both French and English.
• Strong quantitative skills.
• Supervisory and people-management skills.
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
• Monitoring and evaluation experience (desirable).
• Program development and proposal writing (desirable).
• Good level of proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint (essential).
• Bilingual English – French (essential); Creole (desirable).
• Experience in a non-governmental organization or in the United Nations (desirable).
• Ability to work as part of a multi-cultural team.
• Flexibility, adaptability and patience.
• Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
• Commitment to humanitarian principles.
Project Managers (2)
The successful candidate will have to implement the Community Department’s vision and targets through community activities and outreach strategy. The Deputy Project Manager is responsible for Community activities, facilitating the communication with the community members and leadership, engaging the partner organizations that are sharing their knowledge, services and experience in partnership with the Community department of J/P HRO. The Deputy Project Manager is supervising and training the team on field, ensuring that team tasks are meeting the programs targets and goals, protection and organization policies and community needs. Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field: Social Work, Management, Social Sciences, Education. A minimum of 2 years in a management role, community and educational programs. Experience in group dynamics and intervention.
Adjoint(e) de Projet (2)
Les candidat(e)s retenu(e)s auront à mettre en œuvre la vision et les objectifs du Département Communautaire à travers les activités communautaires et la stratégie de sensibilisation. Le/la Directeur/trice Adjoint(e) de Projet est responsable des activités communautaires, de la facilitation de la communication avec les membres communautaires et la direction, d’assure l’engagement des organisations partenaires qui partagent leur connaissance, services et expérience avec le département communautaire de J/P HRO. Le/la Directeur/trice Adjoint(e) de Projet supervisera et formera l’équipe sur le terrain, s’assura que les tâches de l’équipe répondent aux objectifs et aux buts du programme, aux politiques de protection et d’organisation et aux besoins de la communauté. Une licence dans un domaine pertinent : Travail Social, Gestion, Sciences Sociales, Education. Un minimum de 2 ans dans un rôle de gestion de programmes communautaires et éducatifs. Expérience dans la dynamique de groupe et d’intervention.
If you are searching for the opportunity
to be a part of a dynamic organization making a difference in
Haiti, please email your CV and statement of interest to HRstaffing@jphro.org
Si vous recherchez l’opportunité de faire partie d’une organisation dynamique de faire la différence en Haïti, s’il vous plait envoyez votre CV et déclaration d’intérêt à HRstaffing@jphro.org.
J/P Haitian Relief Organization
6022 Wilshire Blvd. # 203 Los Angeles, CA 90036
/ Tel. 1(858) 461-8180 / Fax. 1(858) 225-6062
J/P HRO has a strict code of conduct and no tolerance policy for potential illegal activity, unfair workplace practices, or discrimination of any kind. J/P HRO wants employees and volunteers to feel safe and comfortable in reporting issues, knowing the organization takes all reports and allegations very seriously.
This page is a confidential, anonymous forum created for current and former J/P HRO employees and volunteers to disclose information, concerns, or comments regarding activities or behavior within the organization. All submissions received will be reviewed and followed up on in a timely and thorough manner by J/P HRO, and appropriate actions will be taken if necessary.
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J/P HRO dispose d'un code de conduite strict et une politique de tolérance zéro pour toutes éventuelles activités illégales, pratiques de travail déloyales, ou discrimination. J/P HRO souhaite que les employés et les bénévoles se sentent en sécurité et à l'aise pour signaler les problèmes, sachant que l'organisation prend tous les rapports et allégations très au sérieux.
Cette page est un forum confidentiel et anonyme créé pour les employés et bénévoles, actuels ou anciens, de J/P HRO afin qu’ils divulguent des informations, préoccupations ou commentaires concernant les activités ou les comportements au sein de l'organisation. Toutes les observations reçues seront examinées et suivies en temps opportun et de manière approfondie par J/P HRO, et des mesures appropriées seront prises si nécessaire.
Il vous est entièrement facultatif de fournir votre nom et vos
coordonnées avec vos commentaires.
Nous vous remercions de vos commentaires, J/P HRO apprécie vos retours.
J/P HRO genyen yon kod de conduit ki strik ak yon prinsip zero-tolerans pou aktivite ki ilegal, pratik travay ki malonet, ak tout lot diskriminasyon. JPHRO vle amplwaye ak volonte santi yon an sekirite ak konfotab pou yo repote pwoblem paske oganizasyon an pran rapo sa yon seryezman.
Paj sa konfidansyel, se yon paj diskisyon anonim ke yo kreye pou volonte avek amplwaye ki aktyel ak ansyen kapab ekri enfomasyon, komante avek pwoblem yo genyen nan aktivite ak konpotman nan oganizasyon an. Tout komante nou resevwa yo, n' ap pran yo tre seryezman e nap pran aksyon apropriye pou sa pa rive anko.
Li pa telman impotan pou ou bay non w ak infomasyon w le ou ap fe yon komante.