Fresher Social Protection Assistant NGO Jobs – World Vision International

Job Title:      Social Protection Assistant
Organisation: World Vision
Reports to: Social
Protection Facilitator
Duty Station: Uganda
About US:
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 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 actively facilitate the implementation of social
protection projects in the refugee settlements and host communities.
Key Duties and
  • Motivate
    and ensure teamwork among volunteers for greater ministry impact, in the
  • Support
    community systems, children groups and stake holders in advocating for
    child protection, participation, psychosocial care within the CFSs and
  • Facilitate
    the integration of social protection activities with within the refugee
    settlements and host communities
  • Handle
    visitors including donors, support office and national office staff,
    stakeholders, in line with the child protection policy and behavioral
  • Work
    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
  • Mobilize
    community meetings with children and key stakeholders at community, sub
    county and district levels.
  • 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
  • Collect
    and compile statistical data and information regarding caregivers,
    community members and children participation in activities at the CFS,
    ECDs and peace clubs.
  • Monitor
    CFS implementation as per the global minimum children in emergencies protection
  • 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.
  • Prepare
    and submit regular monthly, quarterly and annual project management
  • Prepare
    detailed implementation plans based on approved and funded proposals and
    submit to social protection coordinator for approval
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
  • Support
    communities, community structures, animators, partners and children in
    maintaining the minimum standards for child participation, psychosocial
    care, and early child hood development and Peace Building.
  • 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
  • Facilitate
    the CFS, ECDs and peace building community volunteer in data
    confidentiality and management system
  • Data
    cleaning, follow ups and feedback from the CFSs at ECD so as they 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
  • Facilitate
    communities to fully participate in project activities for enhanced
    community ownership, peaceful coexistence and sustainability.
  • Facilitate
    advocacy forums led by children on issues affecting them. The forums are
    aimed at awareness creation and sensitization of communities’ psychosocial
  • Establish
    appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the Counties and
    district level
Financial Management Budget control and Monitoring:
  • Prepare concepts notes, project activity budgets, expenditure, and
    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
Qualifications, Skills and
  • The
    prospective World Vision Social Protection Assistant employee should hold
    a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community psychology or Education.
  • A
    minimum of two years’ experience in working with refugees, peace building
    basic education and nutrition
  • Excellent
    collaboration and networking skills
  • Excellent
    writing and documentation skills
NB: This vacancy is open
to Ugandan nationals only.
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
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: 28th August,
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