To support and grow the makesense community of volunteers in Lebanon, we are looking for a creative and passionate individual to become our Lebanon Community Developer and work hand-in-hand with the makesense global Community Development team as well as the local makesense Lebanon Hub team.
Your role will be to develop the makesense community in Lebanon by training and empowering volunteers across the country to start and run local makesense chapters.
After a thorough training with makesensee’s Community Development team, you will be in charge of:
1. Coordinating and supporting the existing makesense Lebanese communities of volunteers
-Supporting and equipping makesense volunteer leaders in Lebanon to run their local makesense chapters and organize innovative events advocating on social entrepreneurship. To do this, you’ll have several main responsibilities:
-Regular one-on-one support to individual volunteers and check-ins with volunteer teams. You will help them solve challenges, bring ideas to life, and grow their local chapters.
-Organizing online and offline trainings to empower volunteers to use the makesense toolkit.
-Help build and sustain connections between the different makesense chapters (“Hotspots”), both fostering a national sense of community and ensuring Lebanese makesense community feels connected to the global one. For this, you will develop both online and offline strategies.
-Organize makesense events across the country
-Lead the community development strategy and also contribute to developing the strategy of the makesense Lebanon hub. As we are a startup, there is a lot to build – and we’re looking for someone excited to contribute not only operationally but also strategically
2. Coordinating the implementation & facilitation of our global impact campaigns in Lebanon
-Every year makesense runs various campaigns with different partners to enable more citizens to take action on causes that matter to them thanks to social entrepreneurship and collective intelligence. For instance, in 2016 and 2017, in Lebanon, makesense ran different campaigns on waste, access to education, sustainable cities, etc.
-Your mission will be to lead the implementation of makesense cause-based campaigns in Lebanon.
-You will also take part of in partnership development with a variety of entities to grow the makesense network of volunteers, source social entrepreneurs, find venues, and imagine other beneficial collaborations.
-You will even be able to launch campaigns on topics that are important to you!
3. Bringing makesense to rural areas in Lebanon
-makesense has volunteers involved with social entrepreneurship in 5 sites in Lebanon. Unfortunately, social entrepreneurship remains a fairly unfamiliar concept in most areas of the country…although there are amazing talents waiting to be activated everywhere in the country!
4. Use social media to reach new audiences for makesense Lebanon and improve the communication channels
-You will be in charge of co/running the MakeSense social media accounts n to make our local programs, events and activities visible on a large scale.
-You will be in charge of creating the bi-weekly / monthly newsletter for the makesense ecosystem in Lebanon