Re-Advert: HIRAAL Youth Center Manager


SOHASCO is non-governmental, non-political & not for profit making humanitarian organization. SOHASCO was founded in March 2007 by a group of youth in Hargeisa

Job Description

Re-advertisement for Youth Center Manager

Job Title: HIRAAL Youth Center Manager

Reporting to: Program Coordinator

Gender: Female

Location: Hargeisa Somaliland

Deadline: July 09, 2022 (5:00Pm)

Position Definition:

This position is required to manage the operation of recreation facilities dedicated to youth activities; to manage and coordinate youth and women programs and recreational activities; this position will manage and oversee the operations of the HIRAAL Youth Center and other facilities and youth programs as assigned


  • Manages and coordinates the day-to-day operation of the Youth Center.

  • Plans, coordinates, promotes, develops, supervises, and evaluates a comprehensive program of recreation activities and services for all ages at the Youth Center and other assigned facilities and programs.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with community groups, governmental agencies, staff, and individual citizens of the community

  • Assists with hiring, scheduling, training and evaluating assigned Center staff

  • Coordinates logistics with various individuals and community groups for the use of the Center

  • Provides rental information, interpretation of procedures, and permit requirements; promotes use of the facilities with community groups and private individuals

  • Monitors compliance of agreements with a center users.

  • Supervises the maintenance and repair of Center facilities, grounds, and equipment

  • Communicates with the youth to understand program needs, resolves disputes and provides effective feedback when dealing with sensitive youth concerns.

  • Develops budget recommendations; implements and controls the adopted budget

  • Prepares and presents proposals and reports on activities and services

  • Recruits, directs, and monitors the work of volunteer assistants

  • Schedules, trains, and evaluates full-time, part-time and contractual personnel

  • Submits orders for supplies and equipment.


Skills and Qualifications


Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication skills (spoken/written), including the ability to listen to and incorporate the views of stakeholders; ability to communicate clearly and effectively (both verbally and in written); ability to tailor language, tone, style and format to match the audience.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyses information
Teamwork: Proven ability to operate effectively across organizational boundaries; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Client orientation: Ability to identify clients’ needs and suggest appropriate solutions; ability to establish and maintain productive partnerships with clients.
Planning and Organizing: Ability to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies; ability to foresee risks and allow for contingencies when planning; and, ability to identify priority activities and adjust them as required.


  • Advanced Master degree in Social Sciences, Education, or related fields.

  • 4 years relevant working experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.

  • Computer literate, in particular MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint.

How to apply

Please send your applications to / with the subject of Youth Center Manager.

Documents to be submitted: inception plan, 2 samples of previous work, CV, cover letter, and the original education certificates. Application will close by July 09, 2022 5:00pm afternoon. Any application not meeting the above will not be reviewed.