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  • Posted: Apr 9, 2015
    Deadline: Apr 17, 2015
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    MindAfrica is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization founded in 2006. Our mission is to bridge the Literacy and Digital divide by using ICT to foster life-long learning and hands-on education for children and youth of our nation and then Africa.
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    Programs Coordinator

    Job Description

    • MindAfrica Leadership Initiative is seeking to employ a full-time Program Coordinator who will support the development, coordination, and implementation of Afterschool programs in all enrolled schools.
    • The Program Coordinator will have oversight functions over all afterschool activities and support the Program Team in achieving expected program outcomes.

    Responsibilities include but not limited to:

    • Design, develop and manage afterschool programs, encompassing proposal writing, technical support, advocacy and resource management.
    • Monitor various school sites, encompassing collection and analysis of information to support program success and growth.
    • Plan and implement program policies, procedures and monitor processes.
    • Develop target criteria and instruments to ensure that outlined indicators and objectives are met.
    • Manage stakeholder engagement on all levels and uphold communication with parents, students, school administration, volunteers, partner organizations, and relevant agencies
    • Oversee the safe and efficient implementation of workshops, enrichment activities and out-of-school events.
    • Evaluate program staff training needs and organize and/or provide training as required


    • A minimum of University degree in Computer Science, Social Sciences or related fields
    • Experience in planning, implementing and assessing educational or enrichment programs for school-age children
    • Experience in program planning and design, especially involving STEM education, investigations, experiments or challenges that support 21st century life skills like creative problem-solving and team work
    • Experience in developing medium-to-large scale proposals and securing funding from donors
    • Ability to manage budgets and an understanding of financial accountability procedures
    • Ability to supervise and work in a team environment
    • Must have knowledge of computers and software applications
    • Must have good communication skills (verbal and oral)
    • Ability to work independently and work under strict deadlines
    • Ability to work with varied populations, such as administrators, parents, and students
    • Willingness to travel to rural locations and work in basic conditions
    • Experience in similar position will be an advantage

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send resume and cover letter (stating your current job position) to: Clearly state the position title for which you are applying and your full names in the subject area of the email (e.g. Program Coordinator Okon Adewale)

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