Job description




Job title 


Date reviewed 

September 2023 


To co-host and support the delivery of RedR UKs trainings and projects 

Responsible to 

Programme Coordinator 

Responsible for 


Working with 

RedR UK Programmes staff, colleagues in other departments, consultants, 

Associate Trainers and other contacts and stakeholders as necessary 


Remote – Co-hosts are responsible for providing their own home office 

equipment including appropriate internet connection and laptop/computer 


Your co-host hours will be depended on the training session schedule, and 

co-hosts are free to support as many sessions as they wish, in agreement with the line manager. The agreement will be valid until December 2023 


A co-hosts monthly fee/reward is based on the number of training sessions co-hosted. Payment is to be transferred upon the invoice from the volunteer. Training will be paid on the following rate: 


  • Set up, co-host and close of a training: £15/hr 


Please note that we are currently looking for cohosts how can speak Arabic, French and Moroccan Amazighi (Berber) 



Every year, hundreds of millions of people around the world are affected by disasters and conflict. RedR UK is an international NGO and learning provider that trains and supports aid workers, organisations, and communities to prepare for and respond effectively to crises within humanitarian, development, and peacebuilding contexts. Our work builds resilience, primarily in low and lower middle-income countries. 

RedR UK is a HPass Certified Learning Provider, meaning we meet the Humanitarian Learning Standards. RedR UK is committed to the principles of the Humanitarian Charter, the Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross & Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief and the Core Humanitarian Standards. 

RedR is also a Membership organisation, with a global network of over 1,400 Members, all of whom are experienced humanitarian and development professionals. The RedR UK Membership is a mark of quality, enabling aid workers to obtain professional recognition of their skills and experience. 

RedR UK has offices in the UK and Jordan, and works in over 20 countries each year. RedR UK is part of RedR International, an international federation of organisations that share a common vision and mission. RedR UK is committed to a strong, positive culture, with benefits for staff and those with whom we work. 


RedR UK coordinates projects and programmes across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. These include facilitating online training modules on a variety of topics, from climate change adaptation to safety and security. These modules are interactive, participative and facilitated by 

a dedicated expert trainer. The main responsibility of this role will be to provide co-hosting support to the trainer before, during, and after the live online modules in collaboration with RedR UK’s Programme staff. 

The co-hosting support entails the following specific tasks: 

  • Manage communications with training participants before, during and after the training; 

  • Coordinate with trainers and interpreters; 

  • Offer support to trainer during the Zoom training sessions (including, but not limited to): 

  • Set up interpretation in Zoom; 

  • Ensure the polls are established and launched, set up break-out rooms, share documents, instructions and links in the chatbox, etc; 

  • Share screen with presentations or videos, if needed; 

  • Admit participants and offer technical support, if needed. 

  • Any other task that the trainer may require. 

  • Update of RedR UK database (Salesforce). 


Training modules range between 60 min to 180 min. It is estimated that the administrative support would take around 30 additional minutes per each iteration of a module. 

RedR UK will provide the co-host with detailed guidance on tasks, training, as well as the opportunity to shadow another co-host before starting. Co-hosts will also get the opportunity to be involved with a wide variety of training, particularly suiting those wishing to enter the humanitarian sector. 



  • Administrative skills - Systematic and efficient administrative and time management skills 

  • Use of technology – Computer literate and competence on Zoom 

  • Team player – experience of working successfully within a team environment and of building relationships with others 

  • Communication - Good interpersonal communication skills and self-awareness, able to communicate clearly and effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds 

  • Language – Fluent in English language (oral & written) 

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


  • Interest in the humanitarian sector and/or Learning and Development 

  • Event management - Experience of supporting a learning programme and organising learning events and working with consultants. 

  • Language – Fluent in at least on language other than English (oral & written): current programmes include training in Spanish, French, Arabic, Turkish, Kurdish, and Ukrainian. 


If you are interested in applying for this position with RedR UK, please send your CV and a short covering letter outlining your motivations and experience by 10th October 2023

Refreshed on: 10 November 2023
Closing date: 25 December 2023 at 23:59
Tags: Admin, Training