Training  Specialist

--School Group--




Training Specialist 


HR, Volunteer Experience, and Talent Management  

Reports to  

Training & Development Manager 


About School Group 

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer. 



Role Overview 

School Group is looking for a Training Specialist to provide high-level role-based instruction, coaching, and professional development to our diverse team of volunteers. 



Essential Functions 

  • Host 2-3 live training sessions each week for new volunteers 

  • Record or host additional training sessions to support new programs or initiatives as needed 

  • Assist in creation of training content 

  • Assist with the execution of training and onboarding tasks 

  • Research new teaching and delivery techniques in order to execute effective and up-to-date training initiatives 

  • Coordinate with departmental leaders to identify training needs 

  • Play a crucial part in planning and maintaining a robust training program 

  • Collaborate to manage, design, develop, coordinate, and conduct all training programs 

  • Consistently evaluate training effectiveness; solicit feedback and refine and/or develop new training curriculum as needed 



Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position. 



Key Relationships 


  • Add positions consulted for this role, both internal and external. Also include direct reports, if any, and level of supervision. 





  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree in a Business or teaching related field 

  • Prior experience in human resources, training, or education 

  • Very strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Assertive and outgoing 

  • Have a true passion for training and assisting others 

  • Ability to quickly learn technology and other complex concepts 

  • Innovative and comfortable suggesting new methods to improve processes 




  • A Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field 


Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 


  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 


  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 



Other information 


This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.