Roles and Responsibilities of the Regional Coordinators and their Officers
1. Regional Coordinator
❖ Responsible and accountable for all the activities of the Regional Committee. ❖ Promote the goals of FAMSA in their region.
❖ The RC shall organize Regional Conferences or Workshops on a theme as may be approved by the Executive Council.
❖ Work with MSA Presidents, FAMSA Officers and Executive Council Members from their region to organize programmes and promote the aims and objectives of FAMSA. ❖ Decide the place and time of Regional Conference.
❖ Prepare and present an annual plan of the Regional Committee to the FAMSA Executive Board.
❖ Call and lead the Regional Committee meetings.
❖ Make continuous communication with members of FAMSA Executive Board and other Regions of FAMSA and Standing Committee Chairpersons.
❖ Prepare and forward written Quarterly Reports of FAMSA activities in their region to the General Secretariat and FAMSA Headquarters and present Annual Reports of same to the General Assembly.
❖ Give recognition for best performing MSA every 4 months.
❖ Host call outs for vacant positions in the Regional Committee.
2. FAMSA Officers
❖ Monitoring the activities of Standing Committee Local Officers in their MSA. ❖ Issuing Activity certificates to Local Officers upon completion of an activity and completing the activities worksheet.
❖ Writing monthly reports and submitting to the Vice-Regional Coordinator Internal Affairs (VRCI).
❖ Representing their MSAs in the bi-monthly Regional Committee meetings. ❖ Publicise the activities of the Regional Committee in their MSAs such as workshops, seminars and the Regional Conference.
❖ Reporting a change of Presidents in their MSA.
❖ Prepare minutes for meetings.
❖ Keep a record of all the activities of the Regional Committee.
❖ Keep a record of the status, contact, address and achievements of Regional Council members.
❖ Preparing letters and documents for the Regional Committee.
❖ Keep a record of all MSAs in the Region, noting the registered MSAs and their Officers. ❖ Prepare call out forms for vacant positions in the Regional Committee.
4. Finance Officer
❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator to control the finances of the Region.
❖ Prepare an annual budget of the Region.
❖ Prepare a financial report to be submitted, via the Regional Coordinator, to the FAMSA Treasurer every 6 months or per request of the FAMSA Treasurer or the Regional Committee.
❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator with seeking sponsorship, fund-raising and financial partnerships in collaboration with the VRCE.
5. Vice-Regional Coordinator External Affairs (VRCE)
❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator to improve the image of FAMSA in the Region as well as establish fruitful contacts with Regional and National organizations.
❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator to search for partners, funders, sponsors and supporters for the Region.
❖ Be responsible for the Regional Social Media Accounts.
6. Vice-Regional Coordinator Internal Affairs (VRCI)
❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator to coordinate FAMSA Officers in the Region. ❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator to follow, support, supervise and monitor ground works of MSAs.
❖ Receive monthly reports from FAMSA officers on the activities of the Local Officers of Standing Committees.
❖ Motivate MSAs by providing opportunities and recognitions for the best performing MSA. ❖ Represent the Regional Coordinator in Regional Activities when he can not. ❖ Increase the intimacy of MSAs and The Regional Council.
❖ Form a committee in order to organize projects that can be applied over the region. ❖ Supervise and monitor running regional projects.
7. Vice-Regional Coordinator Membership and Capacity Building (VRCMCB) ❖ Assist the Regional Coordinator to increase the membership of MSAs in the region. ❖ Receive a list of non-member MSAs in the Region from the Regional Council Secretary and work to recruit them.
❖ Prepare physical and online trainings, experience sharing, workshops, events and other interactive programs to build the capacity of member medical students. ❖ Assist and motivate medical students in the Region to participate in Researches, publications, public health and other activities of FAMSA.
2. Curriculum vitae CV
Apply below based on the region your MSA falls:
Deadline: 30 January 2022