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
Support the outreach team in mapping and assessing children to attend PSS activities.
Register and enroll children in psychosocial support activities
Work directly with children in a community center, carrying out psychosocial activities.
Plan, organize and run activities with children while facilitate and encourage the participation of all children.
Ensure activities run in a timely manner to ensure the successful implementation of the project.
Ensure that children are all involved in the activity and that there is possibility for boys and girls to work both together and in gender based group.
Deal with difficult behaviors (conflict, aggressiveness, introversion) and understand the reason behind the behavior to positively communicate with the situation.
Ensure Children under her/his responsibility are not exposed to any form of Harm or stress during the activities
Support the center supervisor in organizing social cohesion events at the end of each Cycle
Liaise with the Center Supervisor on regular basis regarding the implementation of PSS classes
Report items needing purchase, repair or replacement and submit request for Center Supervisor
Be responsible for the proper use and basic maintenance of the PSS material and the facility.
Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary
Organize with the support of the center supervisor cyclic meetings for parents of children attending PSS activities.
Distribute hygiene and winterization Kits to children attending PSS classes
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 threats affecting the children and raise them to the center supervisor.
Identify safety issues and follow-up with the center supervisor on the safety and security of the chosen locations
Inform the Center Supervisor about any health issues that could arise among children
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
Collect data on the activities organized and ensure that all the relevant forms are duly filled
Ensure related means of verifications (MOV) including registration sheets, attendance sheets, SDQs, evaluation documents… are in place for each activity.
Administer SDQs at the beginning and the end of each cycle
Enter related MOV into the system.
Fill and archive specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting, ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.
Support the project team in the development of different project reports.
4- Perform other duties as required
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 training and 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, (kindergarten, psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation)
One year work experience in implementing recreational activities, psychosocial activities with children
Capable of dealing with children who have experienced war distress (education in emergency preferable
Knowledge on Child Protection and Psychosocial Support Programs
Good interpersonal skills and ability to create and work as a team.
Creative and able to come up, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
Knowledge of English
Good knowledge word and excel
Driving license holder
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.