Fresher NGO Jobs – Social Protection Assistant at World Vision International

Organisation: World Vision International 
Reports to: Social
Protection Facilitator
Duty Station: Uganda
About WVU:
World Vision International 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 41 districts in
Uganda. World Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not
employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All
employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable
background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision
for every child, Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will
to make it so.”
Job Summary: The Social
Protection Assistant will support the Social Protection Facilitator in ensuring
adequate facilitation and implementation of the World Vision social protection
projects in the refugee settlements and host communities
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
1.
Management:
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Motivate and ensure teamwork among volunteers for
greater ministry impact, in the community.
·        
The incumbent will support community systems, children
groups and stake holders in advocating for child protection, participation,
psychosocial care within the CFSs and ECDs.
·        
Facilitate the integration of social protection
activities with within the refugee settlements and host communities
·        
Manage visitors including donors, support office and
national office staff, stakeholders, in line with the child protection policy
and behavioral protocol .
·        
Work closely with children and communities to design
and deliver psychosocial support activities including recreational, creative,
cultural and social activities for children in their communities and at the
child friendly spaces according to the agreed plan of action.
·        
Provide information for projects design,
implementation, monitoring and reporting
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Mobilize community meetings with children and key
stakeholders at community, sub county and district levels.
·        
The incumbent will support children, community
systems, animators and ECD caregivers with knowledge on referral pathway to
facilitate identification, documentation, creation of bio-database, placements,
monitoring tracing and follow-up of psychosocial case management
·        
Facilitate case management, and data collection in
line with the required and approved standards
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Collect and compile statistical data and information
regarding caregivers, community members and children participation in
activities at the CFS, ECDs and peace clubs.
·        
Actively monitor CFS implementation as per the
global minimum children in emergencies protection standards.
·        
Facilitate community to establish systems aimed at
strengthening community capacity in responding to SBGV and child abuse cases in
the refugee settlements.
·        
Mobiles communities to identify children with
disabilities and also model families for the projects implementation.
·        
Facilitate progress of activity implementation to
ensure highest quality standards and accountability based on LEAP framework,
the IASC and WVI standards.
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Develop regular monthly, quarterly and annual
project management reports.
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Prepare detailed implementation plans based on
approved and funded proposals and submit to social protection coordinator for
approval
2.
Technical and Capacity Building:
·        
Mentor and build the capacity of children, community
caregivers, animators, community structures in child protection, positive parenting,
peaceful coexistence and the learning frame work using approved approached and
models.
·        
Develop tools to manage data and information
collection and analysis in establishing and maintaining a Monitoring and
Evaluation adherences
·        
Document impact and success stories evidenced with
quality pictures to share milestone with staff, partners and donors
·        
Support communities, community structures,
animators, partners and children in maintaining the minimum standards for child
participation, psychosocial care, early child hood development and Peace
Building.
·        
Actively facilitate the CFS, ECDs and peace building
community volunteer in data confidentiality and management system
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Data cleaning, follow ups and feed back from the
CFSs at ECD so as the enter it in the information management system.
·        
Regular updates and monitoring of the CFSs to ensure
technical support is given in regard to play equipment and materials as per the
global minimum standards.
·        
Actively facilitate communities to fully participate
in project activities for enhanced community ownership, peaceful coexistence
and sustainability.
·        
The incumbent will facilitate advocacy forums led by
children on issues affecting them. The forums are aimed at awareness creation
and sensitization of communities psychosocial operations.
·        
Establish appropriate contacts with local
counterparts at the Counties and district level
3.
Financial Management Budget control and Monitoring:
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Prepare concepts notes, project activity budgets,
expenditure, preparation of activity quarterly financial and narrative reports
as per the grant guidelines. and submit them within the agreed timeframes.
·        
In charge of the preparation of payment, advance and
purchase requests for appropriate project transactions in line with approved
M&E documents.
·        
File all accountability and attendance lists in line
with audit requirements
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
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The ideal candidate for the World Vision Social
Protection Assistant vacancy should hold a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences,
Community psychology or Education.
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A minimum of two years’ experience in working with
refugees, peace building basic education and nutrition
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Possess strong collaboration and networking skills
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Excellent writing and documentation skills
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Demonstrated commitment to World Vision’s mission
statement and Core Values.
NB: Only Ugandan Nationals are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow
instructions on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s
e-recruitment portal.  Qualified female
candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 16th November, 2015

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