Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through playing sports and games, Right To Play helps one million children weekly in more than 20 countries to build essential life skills and better futures, while driving lasting social change. Founded in 2000 by four-time Olympic gold medalist and social entrepreneur Johann Olav Koss, Right To Play is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and has national offices in Canada, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the United States and regional offices in Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Latin America. Our programs are facilitated by more than 600 international staff and 13,500 volunteer Coaches.
In 2014, Right To Play has started a program on ‘Building Resilience through Sport and Play” in Dollo Ado, Somali Regional State of Ethiopia implemented in the five camps
The program seeks to ensure that crisis-affected refugee and host community children and youth in Dollo Ado are resilient and have the capacity to manage the adversity they face in their daily lives. Over three years, the project will target 40,000 in and out of school children between the ages of 2 – 18 in programming that will support positive child and youth development leading to increased retention in schools, improved life skills, and increased leadership opportunities for youth to make positive contributions to their communities. This will be achieved through the capacity development of 800 youth and educators living in both the refugee settlements and host communities.
The main function of the Program Manager is to ensure the success of Right To Play’s program in Dollo Ado. This includes:
The Program Manager reports directly to the Country Director in Addis Ababa, and supervises personnel in charge of implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and training.
Required (must have):