World Vision International

Outreach Facilitator

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

  • 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

  • Distribute ECCD and other related material as per the project plan

  • Establish ECD and 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 Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), Homeschooling and Positive parenting sessions targeting parents with support from refugee outreach volunteers

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

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

II- Ensure children’s safety and protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

10%

  • 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 CiE 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

25%

  • 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

4- Perform other duties as required

5%

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

HEA responsibilities:

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

Other duties:

  • 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) is preferable

  • One year experience in a similar related job.

  • 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;

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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