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Psychosocial Animator Assistant - Bint Jbeil

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

We are seeking a very dynamic and well-organized person to assist the PSS animator of Child friendly space in implementing recreational activities and informal education activities.

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%

  • Assist the outreach team in mapping and assessing children to attend PSS activities.

  • Register and enroll children in psychosocial support activities

  • Assist the animator in working directly with children in a community center, carrying out psychosocial activities.

  • Support the animator in planning and organizing activities with children while facilitating and encouraging the participation of all children.

  • 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 when needed.

  • Ensure Children under her/his responsibility are not exposed to any form of Harm or stress during the activities

  • Assist in Planning and organizing social cohesion events at the end of each Cycle

  • Be responsible for the proper use and basic maintenance of the PSS material and the facility.

  • Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Plan and organize 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

15%

  • 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 the project officer.

III- Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

20%

  • Collect data on the activities organized and ensure that all the relevant forms are duly filled

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

  • Support the PSS animator in administering SDQs at the beginning and the end of each cycle

  • Enter related MOV into the system.

  • Support the PSS animator in filling and archiving specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting, ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.

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 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

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in a related field, or TS/ LT in (kindergarten

  • 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.