Company Chance for Ch...
Category Social Work
Location Accra
Job Status Fixed term (R...
Salary none
Education Degree/Diplom...
Experience 1 year
Job Expires Jun 02, 2023
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Company Profile

Chance for Children aims to give street-connected children in Ghana a dignified life and a bright future. Our mission is to improve the safety, well-being, and livelihood of street-connected children and their families. Since the year 2000, we have been committed to nurturing an inclusive environment that embraces the diversity and uniqueness of every child. We employ an integrated approach to strengthen street-connected children and their families and offer unique and tailor-made solutions. Currently, we are on this mission in six (6) locations: Accra, Hebron, Kumasi, Tamale, Takoradi, and Dambai using an integrated approach of street and community work, child reintegration, and effective collaborations with different partners and stakeholders.


Job Description

Our Mission is to empower street-connected children and their families in Ghana and beyond to live healthier, happier, and better lives. Since our inception over 20 years ago, we have nurtured an inclusive environment that embraces the diversity and uniqueness of everyone. Irrespective of gender, role, or background, we pride our relationships on the highest levels of integrity and trust.

CFC is running a production program at our Main Office in Accra. The main goal of this program is to give street-connected children and youths the opportunity to learn the art of local crafts, to let them explore their talents and interests and to practice in an organized and structured manner. Currently we are mainly producing batik fabrics, jewelry out of beads and greeting cards made from recycled paper.

We are seeking a passionate new member to join our team, who will coordinate and supervise the activities of the production program and support in the production of some handicrafts.  

The Role

In this role, you will be reporting to the Manager in charge of the production program and your responsibilities are:

  • Lead the small production team to meet the set goals.
    - Coordinate, plan and supervise all activities
    - Ensure that the program functions according to the concepts and quality standards in place.
    - Train and supervise interns and volunteers.
  • Handle finances (money requests and expenditure) and purchases of the program.
  • Prepare activity reports for discussion and decisions.
  • Manage the stock and update different production and sales overviews.
  • Ensure the set quality standard of the produced products is always met.
  • Produce handcrafts as per prototype and set standard:
    - Designing of recycling cards
    - Producing of beads products (necklaces, bracelets, earrings, bookmarks, hangers...)
    - Producing of upcycling products
  • Develop new handcrafts as per the sample shown.
  • Organize and participate in the selling of products at exhibitions and other sales events.
  • Design digital “thank you cards”, flyers, posters and banners. (a plus)

Required Skills or Experience

To thrive in this role, you should have:

  • Minimum HND in Creative Arts, /Fine Arts or Graphic Designing.
  • Experience in teaching creative arts.
  • Minimum 1 year of working experience as a Production Supervisor.
  • Interpersonal skills, friendly and approachable manner.
  • Team building skills.
  • Planning and organizational skills.
  • Good math skills and ability to manage basic finances and the stock of products and material.
  • Good skills in MS Office (word and excel).
  • Experience and joy in training youths.
  • Good creative Art skills.
  • Interest and experience in producing handicrafts.
  • Excellent fine motor skills (drawing, cutting, pasting) and able to work exactly according to measurement/specifications.
  • Able to reproduce sample handicrafts (beads, cards, upcycling products) multiple times.
  • Ability to adapt to changes.

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