World Vision International

Outreach Facilitator - Bint Jbeil

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

We are seeking a very dynamic and well-organized person to assist the Project, using professional social skills to achieve the objectives, and to seek the optimal solutions for each child in the project.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

End Results Expected

TIME SPENT

1- Facilitate project’s implementation

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

60%

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them about the project interventions and agree on their contributions in order to ensure sustainability

  • Network with local NGOs, municipalities, schools, community centers, and communities

  • Map available educational, health and protection services.

  • Mapping and assessing potential beneficiaries to the relevant project’s programs

  • Disseminate information related to services for Syrian refugees based on the mapping

  • Distribute leaflets with early learning, education, health and protection services available to Syrian and Lebanese children in South Lebanon

  • Support Project Officer in the establishment of ECD and CP Committees jointly with Project officer

  • Mobilize communities to participate in social cohesion events at the end of each project cycle

  • Participate and collaborate in other activities (recreational, psychosocial, awareness and non-formal education) conducted in the center when needed

  • Mobilize stakeholders and community members to attend training and capacity building opportunities

  • Support committee members and parents to prepare peer to peer sessions and share their knowledge with other parents

  • Implement ECD, Homeschooling and Positive parenting sessions targeting parents

  • Distribute ECE and ECD Homeschooling, hygiene winterization Kits to parents

  • Conduct joint learning sessions for parents of children attending ECE cycles (e.g. hygiene, CP)

  • Support the supervisor, PSS animators and ECE caregivers in conducting cyclic meetings for parents of children attending PSS and ECE activities, to follow up on their improvement.

  • Plan and prepare logistics for all outreach activities

  • Full coordination with the project manager to ensure proper implementation of the project.

II- Ensure children’s safety and protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

10%

  • Work in compliance with and respect of the principles of Child Protection and confidentiality, working with refugee and host communities with sensitivity

  • Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children and communities and raise them to project manager.

  • Ensure the implementation of solution measures affecting the threats.

  • Identify safety issues or protection concerns and raise to project manager and when necessary follow-up with the risk manager on the safety and security of the chosen locations.

  • Identify children requiring case management and ensure safe referral to case management agencies or service providers in coordination with project Officer.

III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

25%

  • Ensure related means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre posttests, evaluation documents… are in place for each activity..

  • Enter related MOV into the system.

  • Assist project manager in the development of Semi Annual and Annual narrative progress reports.

  • Prepare weekly activities planning, activities report and monthly operational progress reports

  • Prepare and update the list of items to be purchased in coordination with Project Officer and Procurement Officer.

  • Preparethe Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis

4- Perform other duties as required

5%

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented after coordination with Project manager

  • Attend and participate in weekly reporting and planning meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care, quality PSS and referrals, and reporting requirements are followed

  • Attend and participate in local and international capacity building events as needed

  • Attend and participate in spiritual nurture events and other organizational events

  • Perform other related tasks as required by the Project Manager.

Total time spent

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in a social development related field, ( psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation)

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.

  • Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is an added advantage.

  • Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility

  • High integrity in social interactions

  • Preference to candidate with field experience in South Lebanon region

  • Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills

  • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities

  • Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English

  • Willing to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context ( MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

  • One year experience in a similar related job.

  • 75% field work and 25% Office work.

  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.