Requires a Cover Letter?: 
yes
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Please include “Market-Based Opportunities and Skills Training for Women and Youth - 3amaly - Mentors” in
the email’s subject line.

Eligibility criteria:
 Aged between 25 and 40.
 Living in Tripoli or surrounding areas.
 Minimum of 5 years of work experience. (Mentors and mentees will be matched according to their
relevant sectors)
 An understanding of how poverty, conflict-affected situations and existing cultural / gender norms
affect vulnerable women’s lives.
 Demonstrable expertise reflected by personal and professional goals and overall personal success.
 Strong advisory skills.
 Willingness to volunteer for a period of one month.

Contact Person Name: 
Nathalie Bassil
Contact Person Position: 
Head of the Resources Mobilization Unit
Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

The program’s overall objective is to empower women and youth to play more active economic roles within their households
and communities in Tripoli by:
(1) Addressing constraints to employment by linking youth and women to market-driven skills in
partnership with the private sector;
(2) Providing support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and entrepreneurs to
accelerate growth and foster merit-based hiring practices; and
(3) Training and/or providing business coaching to potential start-ups to help create employment
opportunities.
North LEDA is supporting Mercy Corps in Tripoli and is seeking volunteer mentors willing to support their
community members through peer-to-peer mentoring in the following sectors:
 Fitness coach
 Line cook
 Plant nursery
 Hospitality
 Life skills
 Pharmacist assistant
Mentors will work with the program’s graduates and entrepreneurs to:
(1) Provide mentoring sessions,
(2) Pass along key knowledge,
(3) Share their experiences,
(4) Help solve problems, and
(5) Advise on market opportunities and challenges.

Key duties:
 Inspire, support and empower mentees to achieve their professional and personal potential
 Encourage sustainable job creation and social and economic development
 Guide three mentees on average, over a period of one month
 Meet with each mentee at least four times during that month

Expired
Last modified: 
23 Jul, 2020
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth, Women Status & Issues
Application Deadline:
Friday, 14 August 2020
Contract Type:
Volunteer
Period of Employment:
1 month
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
Unpaid Position
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Excellent
French Language:
None
Country/City: 
  • Lebanon
  • North Lebanon
  • Tripoli
  • Tripoli
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