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Project Assistant - Psychosocial Support Project

Job Description

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To coordinate the implementation of the Psycho Social Support Project in putting together project goals and in leading the implementation of the projects activities in a manner that leaves considerable positive impact on the targeted Refugees children.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Close follow up with the outreach team, the animators in implementing the protection project activities with support from the project coordinator

  • Interacting regularly with project coordinator to seek technical guidance and expertise regarding project related issues.

  • Responsible to identify convenient locations for protection project in Beirut for Syrian refugees and Lebanese Hosting Community Children

  • Provide the needed supervision and technical support in the preparation to caregivers during the implementation of the education program

  • Participate when needed in evaluating the impact of the project on the beneficiaries with support from the DME unit.

  • Assist in preparing and organizing community based activities including workshops, trainings, and other events in coordination with relevant stakeholders and WVL.

  • Keep and file records and correspondences related to the project

  • Submit weekly activity reports

  • Carry out public relations activities, which include accompanying foreign visitors and donors to the project (once needed, on occasional basis).

  • Represent World Vision in meetings and trainings when requested and is necessary.

  • 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 education coordinator.

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University degree in a field related to community development work (preferably in a field such as social work, sociology, education etc.).

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in community relief work.

  • Very good command of written and spoken Arabic and English.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office package.

  • A member of the community or acquainted with Beirut context

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Good facilitator and problem solver

  • Ability to work with people from different cultures, and backgrounds and ability to deal with vulnerabilities