Welcome To My Yard

Program Manager

Welcome To My Yard

Program Manager

Welcome To My Yard is enabling positive futures for street based children, young people and families in Nepal. We partner with young people to provide community based practical, emotional and vocational training support to children, young people and families who are homeless or in need. There are over 4,000 young families living, working or spending time on the streets in Nepal and many more at risk. You can join with our community that is investing in street based children & young people to have brighter futures.

Program Manager

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Work Type : Full time

Sector : Not for profit

Post : 12 months with the possibility of extension (including 4 months’ probation)

Education :  Relevant Bachelor/Masters in Education, social science, social work, psychology

Working days : 5 days a week

Experience : Bachelor degree Minimum 2 years of work experience and Masters degree with 1 years of work experience in the related area.

Start Date :  Middle or End of July 2020

The Roles

Welcome To My Yard has an exciting post available based in our Kathmandu, Nepal office. 

We are seeking a Programmes Manager who will be responsible for our local office, team and programmes with the street children, young people and young families that we support at our community Centre. We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, resourceful and flexible person to join our committed international team of staff and volunteers to help us build on our current achievements and to take Welcome To My Yard Nepal forward in the coming years.

About us

Welcome To My Yard (WTMY) is an innovative social enterprise partnering with street based Nepali children, young people and families and those at risk to provide holistic community based support, education, training, and income generation programmes. WTMY began its work in 2005, opened its first community Centre in Kathmandu in 2011 and has now supported well over 500 children and families through its programs. WTMY is also registered in the UK and Australia and the role will be working closely with both teams

About You

You will have relevant tertiary qualification in  undergraduate/graduate professional degree in Education, social work, psychology or similar and have had direct experience of supporting vulnerable children, young people or families in a community context. You will have had some people and project management experience and excellent people and project management capabilities. You will be able to work in demanding environments, be able to make decisions in complex situations and be able to advise support workers on social work issues. You will also need fluency in spoken and written English and Nepali.  This position would suit a person looking to join an organization over the longer term and grow their breadth of skills and responsibilities within a small but expanding organization. 

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Applying Procedure

Interested candidates can download the job description for more information. Please note that candidates wishing to apply must fill out the downloadable Staff Application Form and demonstrate how they meet the person criteria mentioned in the job description in order to be considered. 

Please send Staff Application Form & your Up-to-date Resume to [email protected]

Applications with CV alone will not be accepted. 

Interviews will take place in 3 parts:

  • Formal interview will take place for the selected candidates.
  • A Skype Interview will place with the UK Directors/Founder
  • Interview activity for a selection of candidates with the young people we support will take place

You will also be asked for detailed proforma references checks as well as signing confidential Self Disclosure Form as we are working with children. 

For questions and for information regarding this post please email at [email protected].

Unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.

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