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Inclusive Sports & Recreation Officer (HI)

Job Summary

Duty Station : TBC (Pha-an/Phapon/Taunggoo)

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibility 1: Identification of beneficiaries

• Identifies new participants for inclusive sports and recreational activities, in particular children

with disabilities

• Coordinates with HI Project Officer-Service Linkage to engage those identified in an initial

screening as interested in sports and recreational activities

• Links with HI rehabilitation team and protection partners to ensure inclusion of all persons with

specific needs

• Refers participants to other HI services if necessary

Responsibility 2 : Ensure proper planning and implementation of inclusive sports and recreation


• Prepares periodic (weekly and monthly) work plan of the activities.

• Uses appropriate tools designed with the technical unit and MEAL team to monitor participation

in and outcome of activities.

• Mobilize traditionally excluded persons and organize them to participate including addressing

social and familial barriers to participation in inclusive sports and recreational activities

• Designs and supervises activities taking into account the location of the activity, and gender and

age level of participants in coordination with the technical unit

• Ensures activities are organized and taking place in a safe space and inclusive manner

• Coordinates the activities with education, MHPSS, and other partners to ensure the collaborative

support of participants, including finding suitable land or space

• Follows up of services with the participants, their caregivers, schools, playgrounds, and other

services accessed by regular and frequent support visits.

• Sensitize the local communities on the importance of recreational, sports & physical activities for

all persons and support greater awareness and understanding through outreach activities

• Work in close collaboration with the volunteer, ensuring the quality of service

• Requests necessary supplies, in cooperation with their Team Manager.

Responsibility 3: Supervision and Training of the volunteers

• Provides technical supervision to Sports and Recreational activities volunteers, in coordination

with the project manager and technical unit

• Provides on the job training to volunteers including the adjustment of activities and design and

implementation of an inclusion strategy

• Supports the volunteers as a liaison to the project manager and technical unit to coordinate

formal training and professional development activities

• Assists in the regular appraisal of the Sports and Recreational activities volunteers

Responsibility 4: Documentation and Reporting

• Ensure timely feedback to volunteers regarding strengths and areas for improvement including

the proposal of future training

• Write weekly reports reflecting program activities and ensure their timely submission

• Ensure that records and reports of beneficiaries are disaggregated by age, gender, and disability

(if any).

• Prepare summary reports reflecting various project activities

• Support the timely and efficient implementation of the monthly action plan

• Support Team Manager to provide feedback on the implementation and ensure timely

discussions on any challenges encountered while involving relevant persons/departments. 

Qualification(s) University degree in Physiotherapy/ Occupational Therapy

Experience • At least 2 years of relevant experiences

Competencies • Excellent facilitation skills (facilitation of training, awareness session, communication with the community) • Burmese: Fluent • Karen languages

Personal qualities • Able to work in harsh conditions • Good physical condition • Strong team Works approach • Communication skills in verbal and written Burmese • Knowledge of disability and development issues in Myanmar • Sensitized on issue related child protection, protection of gender-based violence etc

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