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A Ganar Barbados Country Coordinating Organization

The Ministry of Education and Human Resources and the Ministry of Labour and Social Security through Partners of the Americas are seeking a highly qualified and competent local organization to act as the local administrative and coordinating body for the A Ganar program in Barbados.  The program is a three-year pilot aimed at helping at-risk youth ages 16-24, to develop leadership and employability skills, learn technical job skills, become better citizen and ultimately, gain employment, go back to school or start their own business. The Country Coordinating Organization (CCO) plays an integral role in ensuring high quality training, maintaining relations with the community, and serving as a liaison between the local community and Partners of the Americas Headquarters in Washington, DC.   

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the main administrative body for the A Ganar program in Barbados
  • Comply with local employee tax and government entities
  • Keep auditable financial records and provide quarterly financial reports

Required Qualifications

  • A non-profit organization legally registered with the Government of Barbados
  • Clean accounting and administrative record
  • Mission aligned closely with that of Partners and A Ganar
  • Administrative capacity, including the ability to pay local consultants in compliance with local tax laws

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Experience administering government and/or major donor funds such as the Inter-American Development Bank or USAID
  • Experience working with US-based non-profits


The CCO will be provided with a monthly administrative fee. The initial contract will be for a duration of nine months, with the possibility of extension based on performance.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their statement of interest and qualifications to Ms. Brooke Rosenbauer (brosenbauer@partners.net) with “A Ganar Barbados Country Coordinating Organization” in the subject heading no later than December 31, 2012.

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