Sport Training Facilitator

Closing Date: 13 December 2021

Category: Education & Training

The Partner Organisation
The National Sports Council (NSC) of Solomon Islands was started by an act of Parliament in 1988. The purpose of the organisation is to foster and promote the development of sport and recreation in Solomon Islands; provide facilities for sport and physical recreation; conduct research and disseminate knowledge and advice on matters relating to sport and physical recreation; and collaborate with external stakeholders to secure benefits from facilities, training and expertise offered. Currently NSC is working with other local stakeholders to prepare for the 2023 Pacific Games to be held in Solomon Islands – the largest sporting event in Solomon’s history.

NSC is funded predominately by the Solomon Island Government, supplemented by sponsors and partner organisation. Currently the organisation has six staff and is working towards recruiting staff into the different roles identified in preparation for the 2023 Pacific Games.

The Assignment
Do you enjoy helping others learn new skills, knowledge and ultimately enhance their learning opportunities? This training & development role within a sport context will support a sport education team to deliver a variety of workshops, seminars, short courses, certified and accredited programs across different strands of specialties.
There is currently no sport training and education programme for the development of a sport workforce in the Solomon Islands, so the focus of this role is to mentor and build local capacity through sharing the knowledge, skills, and expertise. You will be working to build capacity and competency of locally identified trainers to continue the future sustainability of the program.
This assignment is a 6-month part-time E Volunteering opportunity working from home.

The Volunteer

We are looking for a volunteer with the following skills:
  • A relevant qualification in Adult Learning or Education
  • 3 years’ experience in the delivery of competency-based learning programs preferably in sports or health
  • Experience working within a vocational training environment
  • Experience in developing learning resources and assessment tools
  • Able to work from home and utilise appropriate technology to engage with our partner organisation
About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand's largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development. We provide skilled Kiwi volunteers to support organisations in the Pacific and beyond through capacity building, both in country and virtually.

E-volunteers will receive a monthly honorarium to help cover the costs associated with undertaking the assignment.

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