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
Collect data for the mapping of available educational, health and protection services available.
Identify potential beneficiaries to the relevant project’s programs as per the criteria set
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 Bekaa
Establish Child Protection Committees jointly with support from the team leader
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
Support committee members and parents to prepare peer to peer sessions and share their knowledge with other parents
Attend training and capacity building opportunities
Conduct Protection and other information parenting sessions targeting parents with support from refugee outreach volunteers with support from team leader
Conduct joint learning sessions for parents of children attending PSS/Life Skills cycles (e.g. hygiene, CP)
Support the animators in conducting cyclic meetings for parents of children attending PSS and Life Skills activities, to follow up on their improvement.
Support the animators in the implementation of the daily or weekly activities
Plan with the animators the monthly meetings for parents
Coach the animators within their daily work
Refer cases in line with existing inter-agency referral mechanisms and internal WV guidance
II- Ensure children’s safety and protection
Children attending the activities are protected and safe
Identify referral cases to case management agencies and service providers
Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children and communities and raise them to portfolio manager, and EiE and Outreach Coordinators.
Identify and referral of children in need of tailored support to specific institutions/service providers (health services, other NFE programme, PSS services)
III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing
Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline
File all project means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre/post-tests, minutes of meetings, and evaluation documents are in place.
Enter project related MOV into the system.
File and archive specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting are taking place while ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.
File in the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis
File all important records and correspondences related to the PSS/Life Skills classes
4- Perform other duties as required
Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary
Facilitate the rehabilitation of the determined locations (Painting, procurement of needed material, bathroom renovation, etc.)
Arrange for meals/snacks during the PSS/Life Skills activities
Safety and Security responsibilities
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 and / or security manager
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) is preferable
Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing
Good written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is necessary.
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 Bekaa 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
85% field work and 15% 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.