Facilitator for Better Together PODs

 Three Peas in a Pod is part of the Better Together Project which aims to build relationships of trust and respect between women of diverse background. As per the title, the project will place women in groups of three where they will meet on a weekly basis for a period of 6 weeks to share experiences, discuss ideas, challenges and solutions. Each group will be allocated a facilitator (volunteer) to help schedule meetings, track attendance, communicate with each participant and lead conversations, using the Explore materials prepared by LP volunteers. As Facilitator for a Better Together POD, your main goal will be to help create a community of women that can rely on one another and find friends amongst people from different cultures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Be responsible for one POD group of 3 women. 
  • Lead conversation based on Explore worksheets created by Better Together Team. Be punctual each day and be available for weekly debriefs. Schedule meeting times, track attendance, communicate with participants and coordinator 
  • Be part of planning team to create worksheets to be implemented during meetings  
  • Be available to accompany children on excursions. 
  • Be observant and give written/verbal feedback to camp leader whenever appropriate. 
  • Be open and present to create meaningful relationships with the women and be genuinely interested in their well-being. 
  • Inspire and motivate women to participate. 

Requirements:

  • Must be a woman. 
  • Have some experience in working in groups. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including effective listening. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including effective listening.
  • Cultural awareness and ability to interact with people from different cultures, genders, religions and backgrounds.
  • All successful applicants will need to submit a valid police clearance certificate. 
  • All Camp assistants will be responsible for their own transport to and from the Summer Club Location in Lisbon. 

Benefits:

  • Working in a team that aims to create impact
  • Work experience
  • Develop leadership skills in a dynamic and fun setting
  • Free tea and coffee (like all day long)!
  • Meeting people from all over the world and getting know their stories

Time Commitment:  2 hours a week minimum  

Volunteer reports to:   Facilitator for Better Together PODs 

We can’t do it without you! Thank you for being a part of our team.