PURPOSE OF POSITION
A dynamic and well-organized person to assist in the implementation of the Child Protection (CP) project that World Vision Lebanon is implementing in Bekaa and North Lebanon, using professional social skills to ensure that the quality of the CP project deliverables are met as per the proposal.
Facilitate project’s implementation
Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them about the project interventions and agree on their contributions in order to ensure engagement.
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 Akkar.
Distribute CP and other related material as per the project plan.
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 Homeschooling and Positive parenting sessions targeting parents with support from refugee outreach volunteers
Ensure children’s safety and protection
Identify referral cases to case management agencies and service providers
Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children and communities and raise them to the Team Leader.
Identify and referral of children in need of tailored support to specific institutions/service providers (health services, other NFE programmes, PSS services)
Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing
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. Weekly reporting are taking place while ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.
File in the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis
Perform other duties as required
Attend trainings locally and nationally.
Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.
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.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.
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 North region
Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills
Skilled at working with local communities and authorities
Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection
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.