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CREF Social Worker

9416-12N22194
Erbil
11-Mar-18

JOB OPPORTUNITY

CREF Social Worker - Erbil

Purpose of position:

  • Interview beneficiaries, volunteers and families to determine individuals needs

  • Advocate on behalf of beneficiaries, making necessary referrals for service and assistance

  • Creation of a guide of NGOs with similar missions – include services we can refer beneficiaries to.

  • Responsible for creating and maintain welfare records and files including case management for tracking clients’ needs

  • Attend meeting related to job responsibilities

  • Assist youth project coordinator and project officer with the coordination of seasonal activities

  • Prepare for & conduct sessions for WV staff and volunteers on resources available.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

STRATEGY/PLAN

  • Prepare for and conduct sessions for WV staff and volunteers on resources available.

Collaboration and Networking

  • Creation of a guide of NGOs with similar missions – include services we can refer beneficiaries to.

Implementation and Quality

  • Interview beneficiaries, volunteers and families to determine individuals needs

  • Advocate on behalf of beneficiaries, making necessary referrals for service and assistance

  • Responsible for creating and maintain welfare records and files including case management for tracking clients’ needs

  • Assist youth project coordinator and project officer with the coordination of seasonal activities

  • Responsible for creating and maintain welfare records and files including case management for tracking clients’ needs.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Degree in areas of development work, development, psychology, or social work.

  • Previous experience with NGOs.

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field (30% of the time).

  • Able to communicate in Arabic.

  • Effective in written and oral communication; able to speak and write with a high standard of English and ability to communicate in cross cultural contexts.

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Relevant experience in case management

  • Personal Commitment to our Lord and Savior Christ

  • Team player with humility, ability to educate those around you on basic social working principles.

  • Knowledge of and ability to adhere to child protection procedures and confidentiality codes.

  • Informed perspective in the fields of interfaith dialogue and cooperation vision and ability to work respectfully with various faith traditions.

  • 30 Per Cent in the office

  • 70 Per Cent in the field