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Literacy Hub Assistant (Volunteer)

Date Posted: Dec 17, 2020

Job Description


Job Title: Literacy Hub Assistant

Reports to: Literacy Hub Manager

Location: Lilongwe


Ladder to Learning (L2L) is a grassroots organization working to amplify the learning experience of public primary school students through educational programs that complement the core curriculum in Malawi. L2L is committed to working with school administrators, parents, teachers, volunteers and other members of host school communities in ensuring that students are literate, well-resourced and achieving their academic goals

We set up Literacy Hubs where we run educational programs aimed at improving students’ literacy skills and performance outcomes.

L2L seeks to recruit a volunteer Literacy Hub Assistant that will provide support in our various Literacy Hubs.

Job Purpose

The Literacy Hub Assistant is a one year commitment with the primary responsibility of supervising and managing literacy hubs at one of Ladder to Learnings partner schools. He /She will be committed to accountability and transparency. The assistant will be committed to our mission and have a creative and educative attitude to contribute to the work we do at Ladder to Learning. The assistant should possess a demonstrated passion towards education, youth leadership, accountability and transparency. He/ she will report directly to the Literacy Hub Manager.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Planning and carrying out Literacy Hub tasks including clerical tasks
  • Responsible for computers, gadgets and all resources in Literacy Hubs
  • Managing Library session
  • Responsible for keeping all Literacy Hub inventory
  • Following up on unreturned items
  • Communicating with teachers, learners, parent(s)/guardians and volunteers about literacy
  • Planning and participating in Ladder to Learning activities
  • Keeping track of learners and other Literacy users who frequently visit the library
  • Any other related tasks that may be assigned

Desired Oualifications

  • A Malawi School Certificate Of Education (MSCE)
  • Excellent computer application skills (Microsoft Office & Email)activities
  • Excellent data entry skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Those with a certificate in Library Studies or its equivalent will have an added advantage

Other Requirements

The volunteer must:
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Reside within Lilongwe
  • Be above 18 years old

Mode of Application

Applications with cover letters and curriculum vitae attached as a single document should be sent to:

Email: info@laddertolearning.org

by Friday 18th December 2020

Skills Required

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