eLearning Instructional Designer / Learning Experience Designer

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Organization: Young Peacebuilders
Closing date: 31 Mar 2021

*eLearning Instructional Designer / Learning Experience Designer*

Young Peacebuilders (YP) nurtures peacebuilding passion and skill in children and youth in conflict-affected contexts. In this way YP helps prevent and end cycles of violence. http://youngpeacebuilders.com/club


Review existing and planned YP training tools, recommend appropriate e-learning platform most suited for YP training, develop YP e-learning implementation plan, and adapt mostly existing tools into training modules and assessment tools to support adults and youth 11-18 years old.

Duration: Flexible

Location: Remote

Salary: TBD

Project Summary:

Young Peacebuilders Clubs (YPCs) are small groups of young people who identify problems, and then design, implement and evaluate solutions, and repeat. YPCs are student-led and supported by Adult Mentors. Young Peacebuilders (YP) provides the training and coaching to partner organizations who want to use the YPC model and provide a Coordinator responsible for implementing YPCs through their organization. The selected consultant will help YP develop the e-learning system to remotely train the partner organazation’s Coordinator(s), Adult Mentors, Student Leaders, and club members 11 to 25 yrs old.

Primary Deliverables:

  • Work with the YP team to identify a suitable remote training approach and platform supporting e-learning for YPCs globally.

  • Design and develop accessible and applicable online training modules based on the priorities identified with the YP team, including activities, videos, self guided learning procedures and lesson plans

  • Enhance procedures for remote virtual training over multiple contexts including contexts Africa and the US with low technological resources and connectivity.

  • Adapt existing YPC materials (e.g. videos, manuals, handbooks, lessons) to create virtual participatory training modules for adults and youth while catering to a range of learning styles

  • Create assessment tools for lesson objectives and focuses

  • Create a plan for the delivery of any additional modules and resources (e.g. videos, worksheets, lessons) and how they will be integrated into the e-learning system, including a short term strategy and a longer term strategy to continue improving training

  • Test the usability of the system

Essential, Knowledge Skills and Experiences

  • Extensive experience with online training and using a variety of online learning platforms

  • Knowledge of best practices and lessons learned around participatory online training approaches

  • Excellent communication skills to remotely coordinate with multiple global team members across different cultures and time zones

  • Initiative, enthusiasm, and a problem-solving approach to new challenges

  • Successful track record of meeting tight deadlines and deliverables


  • Experience of creating aesthetic elements of program designer

  • Understanding of some graphic design processes

  • Understanding of and interest in youth participation processes

Keywords: Senior Instructional Designer, Captivate, Articulate, Storyline, LMS, Direct Hire, interactive activities, animated videos, graphics and images, and text-based content


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