Entrepreneur and Employability Expert in Tunisia

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Entrepreneur and Employability Expert Program – Tunisia

Assignment Duration: 4 Years or More
Multiple Positions

  • Coach, Mentor, Educator or Training Expert

Locations: Tunisia
Application Deadline: Now accepting applications
Orientation: Virtual
Departure Date: Varies
Return Date: Varies depending on length of stay


Share your knowledge and give your support to help build the capacity of many young leaders in Tunisia. Join our Entrepreneur and Employability Expert in Tunisia program today!

IDEAS has a long-standing partnership with a like-minded, local development organization working to bring about transformation in the lives of people in North Africa. They focus on those who are marginalized, vulnerable or disadvantaged. Areas of project focus are rural populations, people with disabilities, individuals and families in vulnerable situations, and palliative care.

Several groups of people in the Tunisian society live in the margins of society and have very limited economic opportunity. Our partner organization started to be involved in promoting the professional inclusion of unemployed young adults, mothers without family support and people with special needs. To develop this further, we are looking for an entrepreneur and/or employability expert to join our work.

Job functions could include:

  • Promote youth employability through coaching, mentoring and training
  • Market products from projects, such as the livelihood and prison projects, as well as searching for new markets
  • Plan, implement and evaluate projects
  • Network and build relationships with local officials, associations and other actors Within the team and sector:
  • Participate in team and sector meetings, conferences and other events
  • Support team and sector, for instance through hospitality
  • Communicate and report, i.e. through presentations, reports and stories
  • Follow the procedures and guidelines provided by ACT
  • Participate in an annual review of work and team life

Have you ever wanted to use your knowledge and passions to see young adults grow and thrive? Our Entrepreneur and Employability Expert in Tunisia program will allow you to do just that! Learn more by contacting the IDEAS office at 720-283-9100.

  • A degree in Business Administration and or  minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a relevant field.
  • Working fluency in either French or Arabic
  • Cross-cultural experience, preferably in the Arab world
  • Commitment to the principles of transformational development: we aim for a process of positive change in values, attitudes, and relationships and hope to see people, communities, and societies move towards fullness of life with dignity, justice, peace, and hope, reflected in the social, physical, and spiritual aspects of life.
  • Ability to initiate and pioneer new projects, ability to take charge and be assertive
  • Leadership and project management skills: plan, implement, monitor and evaluate projects, including high-quality documentation (proposals, reports)
  • Strong entrepreneurial and marketing skills
  • Courageous, adventurous and teachable
  • Ability to persevere in ever-changing circumstances and work independently
  • A team player who is ready to serve the team with his/her gifts

Customized budget created for each applicant

This program is designed for those who have the long-term in mind! A personalized budget will be created for each applicant or family and will require fundraising. Fundraising training, consulting and coaching is available for all participants, helping them reach their budgetary goals. For more information about this program, please email info@ideasworld.org.

Market-Tunisia1-150x150.jpgExperience the beauty of Tunisia while equipping and encouraging those who are just getting their start.

Come alongside and support lyoung adults who are seeking additional  training and resources as they enter the workforce for the first time. Leverage your education and passions to help bring hope and opportunity to those on the margins. Spend time outside of your comfort zone, seeing transformation take place.

And not only will you have the opportunity to transfer your skill set, but you will also grow in ways you could never imagine! You will experience new sights and sounds while developing life-long friendships along the way.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by! Learn more about our Entrepreneur and Employability Expert in Tunisia program today!