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.
ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION
End Results Expected
1- Facilitate project’s implementation
Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan
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
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
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
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
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.