Position: Social Enterprise Business Development Advisor
Employer: Cuso International
Location: Kingston, Jamaica
Deadline: August 25, 2017
Employment Type: Volunteer
Position Level: Mid Level
Closing Date: August 25, 2017
The Women’s Resource and Outreach Centre Limited (WROC) is seeking to develop a social enterprise (SE) as a means of enhancing the sustainability by strengthening its revenue generating capacity and we are looking for a volunteer like you to support the development of this enterprise. This is a pilot project and as such will require the groundwork of concept development and implementation. As a volunteer, you will be instrumental in supporting these processes and developing the necessary actions plans to move WROC forward in achieving their ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.
WROC maintains a strong community presence and is seen as a real benefit to the communities within which it works, as it provides support in skills training for women and youth alike. Working with WROC will further strengthen Cuso International’s aim to provide greater opportunities for building communities and empowering its people.
As a volunteer, you will:
- Support the development of the framework for the social enterprise by:
i) Reviewing WROC’s strategic plan and strategic meetings with board members.
ii) Researching local legislation that relates to social business development.
iii) Reviewing governance and operations structure of local social enterprises in Jamaica
- Support the development and execution of WROC specific Social Enterprise:
i) Idea generation
ii) Opportunity recognition
iii) Concept development
iv) Identifying and access local, regional and international resources that maybe used towards the development and execution of WROC’s SE
v) Co implement and co manage WROC’s Pilot SE
- Assist in the development of the monitoring and evaluation framework for the social enterprise:
i) Establish Tracer Systems
ii) Generate Social Rate of Return on Investments
iii) Generate Rate of Return on Investments
iv) Measure effectiveness of Creating Social Value