Outreach Facilitator - Protection CBPSS

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

  • Establish 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 Protection and other information parenting sessions targeting parents with support from refugee outreach volunteers with support from team leader

  • Conduct joint learning sessions for parents of children attending PSS/Life Skills cycles (e.g. hygiene, CP)

  • Support the animators in conducting cyclic meetings for parents of children attending PSS and Life Skills activities, to follow up on their improvement.

  • Support the animators in the implementation of the daily or weekly activities

  • Plan with the animators the monthly meetings for parents

  • Coach the animators within their daily work

  • Refer cases in line with existing inter-agency referral mechanisms and internal WV guidance

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 Outreach 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

  • File all important records and correspondences related to the PSS/Life Skills classes

4- Perform other duties as required

5%

Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Facilitate the rehabilitation of the determined locations (Painting, procurement of needed material, bathroom renovation, etc.)

  • Arrange for meals/snacks during the PSS/Life Skills activities

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

  • 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 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

  • Willing to travel within the region approximately 60% of time

  • 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.

Safeguarding Coordinator

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Safeguarding Coordinator

Report to: Child Protection Technical Lead

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

The Safeguarding coordinator will coordinate and support implementation of World Vision’s Child and Adult Safeguarding policy, including updating and operationalizing safeguarding requirements and procedures, ongoing capacity building and awareness raising on safeguarding issues, meeting internal reporting requirements, and case management of specific safeguarding incidents as required.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Policy Coordination & Monitoring

  • Together with the Child Protection Lead, guide process to update and contextualize new Safeguarding Policy in accordance with guidance from WVI Global Centre and, where necessary, grant donor requirements.

  • Develop/implement accompanying action plan.

  • Coordinate WVU Safeguarding Steering Committee.

  • Undertake monitoring, as guided by management, to ensure proper policy implementation.

Build Capacity & Awareness

Work across WVU offices and departments to provide ongoing training and awareness raising on Safeguarding Policy.

  • Develop and coordinate a capacity building and training strategy for safeguarding children and adult beneficiaries (all staff).

  • Promote understanding of safeguarding standards by all staff and affiliates, including the obligation for all WV people to immediately report known or suspected child/adult beneficiary safeguarding violations.

  • Supports Operations and other teams to emplace community feedback mechanisms in all community based programmes; these mechanisms are safe and confidential for use by children and vulnerable adults, and hold WV accountable for any misconduct or harm to beneficiaries.

Coordinate Safeguarding Reporting

  • Ensure effective management of incident reporting (via Ethics Point) across WVU, in accordance with WVI policy requirements.

  • Meet all other internal reporting requirements, including the Safeguarding Update Report.

Management of Safeguarding Incidents

  • Ensure all safeguarding incidents are investigated and responded to appropriately. This shall include direct response to specific incidents, as directed.

Other

The role may also include support, coordination, guidance and/or direct implementation of other safeguarding-related work, including but not limited to:

  • Support field teams in preparation of Child Protection Incident Preparedness Plans and community feedback mechanisms.

  • Support Child Protection Lead in externally representing WVU in matters relating to safeguarding.

  • Able to advise project design, including grant proposals, as required, on matters related to safeguarding.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Education: Degree in law, social work or other relevant field is a requirement.

  • Technical skills: Academic and/or direct programming experience/expertise in safeguarding, PSEA or child protection.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a safeguarding, PSEA or child protection focused role.

  • Experience in working for a large NGO or other large organization

  • Experience in working with gender-based violence is an advantage.

  • Strong capacity in relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time.

Child Protection Technical Lead

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Child Protection Technical Lead

Report to: Programme Quality Director

Location: Kampala – National Office

Purpose of the position:

The Child Protection Technical lead will provide overall strategic leadership in the Child Protection sector, guiding relevant programming in both development and refugee contexts across Uganda.

The jobholder will be a thought leader, driving continuous improvement in Child Protection programming through their technical expertise, facilitation of learning and innovation. This leadership shall be seen both within World Vision and externally with other key stakeholders across Uganda.

The jobholder be responsible for ensuring the effectiveness of World Vision Uganda’s Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Child Protection programming

Ongoing enhancement of World Vision’s Child Protection programming at strategy, programme and project design levels for greater impact on child well-being. This shall include:

  • Lead ongoing design processes related to all Child Protection programmes and projects, including strategy alignment and review processes.

  • Monitor programme and project quality at outcome and impact levels, facilitate evidence-based organizational learning processes and promote innovation for continuous improvement in programming impact.

  • Support relevant reporting functions, particularly at outcome and impact level, notably including the bi-annual Child Well-being Report.

Support effective implementation of Child Protection programmes and projects through:

  • Technical guidance and support to programme and project implementation.

  • Technical capacity building of project staff, partner staff and other key stakeholders, as required.

Networking and Collaboration

Engagement with key stakeholders for influence, learning and resource development:

  • Actively represent WVU in key inter-agency fora

  • Engage and build relationships with key partners and government counterparts

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the Grant Acquisition Business Plan through active engagement with relevant donors.

Child protection sector national level advocacy

Engage in national level advocacy:

  • Work in close collaboration with Advocacy Department to advocate for policy change with national-level government stakeholders.

  • Collaborate and guide advocacy campaigns, as appropriate.

  • Act as spokesperson for WVU on Child Protection issues, as required.

Safe guarding policy

  • Accountable for effective implementation of WVU’s Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy.

Team management

  • Provide effective management to child protection technical team.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Education: Post-graduate degree in development studies, social work or other relevant field is a requirement.

  • Technical skills: Academic and/or direct programming experience and expertise in the field of child protection and/or child rights advocacy.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in technical leadership and/or field-based programme management roles in Child Protection sector.

  • Experience with relevant technical models such as WV’s Child Protection & Advocacy model or INSPIRE approaches.

  • Experience in Monitoring & Evaluation.

  • Track record of success in grant fundraising, including donor relations and proposal writing.

  • Experience in working with gender-based violence issues a strong advantage.

  • Strong capacity in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination is essential.

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programme design.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 30% of the time, plus occasional international travel.