MENTOR

Become a Mentor Volunteer at ALICT

DETAILS

Project / Program / Event: ALICT 2024

Project Goals: To empower 25-30 emerging Christian leaders to be agents of Kingdom transformation in their communities during and after a 3-month experience in South Africa.

Position: Project Management and Facilitation Mentor

Online / In person: In Person

Location: Le Bac, Wellington / Paarl, South Africa

Once off / Repeat / Ongoing project: Once-off with the possibility of future repeat.

Hours / Day: 5 – 7

Hours / Week: 35 – 40

Start and End Date: Arrival 22 / 23 / 24 July,
Departure 21 / 22 / 23 October 2024

Period:
3 months 

Arrival:
22 / 23 / 24 July 2024

Departure:
21 / 22 / 23 October 2024

Applications close:

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • To journey with ALICT 2024 Weekly Leaders as a mentor, build their capacity and competencies in leadership, project management and facilitation while ensuring that they achieve the set goals effectively fulfil their responsibilities as temporary staff members in order for ALICT to run as seamlessly as possible.
  • Set standards for Weekly Leaders, give clarity on work, check planning and implementation.
  • To share/ facilitate skills and experience in project management and facilitation  methodologies and different tools.
  • To assist participants in creating projects and plans, assessing them and giving feedback while also following through the implementation and facilitation of such plans and projects.
  • To support ALICT 2024  participants  with implementing the projects within the programme.
  • Serve as part of other related teams and take on tasks or roles agreed to with relevant responsible team coordinator.
  • Participate in and contribute to weekly staff meetings on e.g. empowerment, process, program, participant care, etc.
  • Assess Weekly Leaders with regards to their projects planned and executed during ALICT.

Requirements and Skills:

  • Must have experience in project management and effective project planning and facilitation.
  • Must have the skills to lead diverse teams and manage tasks.
  • Be able to creatively plan and identify alternative processes or solutions.
  • Tertiary qualifications in project management not required but could be beneficial.
  • Must have mentoring skills that will help in journeying and empowering participants on different levels of project management and facilitation which should be tailored to individual needs. This includes the ability to supervise work done (ensuring quality control, implementation of plans) while mentoring.
  • Reflect and evaluate (existing evaluation tools), co-discover and implement improvements, report (verbal and written).
    • Good Communication skills in English (e.g. one on one conversation, it is important to be able to communicate using abstract and practical terms, planning clarity).
  • Commitment to seek to follow Jesus, be an example of discipleship servant leadership, and give your best in extra mile service. Also, to the ITL Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Current season of emotional and spiritual and physical health and vitality with base to deal with diversity and disagreement / conflict.
  • Be vulnerable, take responsibility and achieve goals, speak the truth in love and ask for help.
  • Expect the unexpected, be open to keep on discovering (grow, learn) and to serve outside the picture established before as an ALICT participant (i.e looking from “the outside” as ALICT volunteer staff).
  • An international driver’s licence and ability/ willingness to drive would be beneficial but not required.

Other Relevant Information:

  • Transport, accommodation and food is the responsibility of ITL ALICT.
  • A valid passport with 3 unused pages and expiry date at least 6 months after your return, please apply for a new passport ASAP if needed.

If you experience any difficulties completing the online form please send an email to admin@itl.org.za