Several Child Protection and Education Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection
Facilitator-Emergency response
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 Child
Protection and Education Assistant will facilitate the implementation of Early
Childhood Development activities and child friendly spaces, including community
engagements
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Management:
  • Motivate
    and ensure teamwork among case workers, CFS and ECD animators for greater
    ministry impact, in the community.
  • Support
    community based child protection and education systems, children groups
    and stake holders in advocating for child protection, participation, and
    psychosocial care within the CFSs/ECDs.
  • Facilitate
    the integration of social cohesion 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
    protocol.
  • Work
    with children, foster families and communities to design and deliver
    support for children in their communities and at the child friendly spaces
    according to the agreed plan of actions.
  • Provide
    information for projects design, implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • Mobilize
    community meetings with children and key stakeholders at all
    implementation levels
  • Build
    the capacity of case workers, CFS/ECD caregivers and animators
  • Facilitate
    case management, and data collection in line with the required and
    approved standards at the CFS/ECD centres
  • Collect
    and compile statistical data and information regarding caregivers,
    community members and children participation in activities at the CFSs/ECD
    centres and children clubs.
  • Supervise
    CFS/ECD implementation as per the 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.
  • Mobilise
    communities to identify children with disabilities and also model families
    for the projects implementation.
  • Facilitate
    activity implementation to ensure highest quality standards and
    accountability based on the IASC and WVI standards.
  • Develop
    monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports and submit them
    to the relevant authorities
Technical and Capacity
Building
  • Mentor
    and build the capacity of children, community caregivers,
    animators/Caregivers, community structures in child protection, positive
    parenting, peaceful coexistence and the learning frame work using approved
    approached and models.
  • Support
    communities, community structures, animators, partners and children in
    maintaining the minimum standards for child participation and care.
  • 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
  • Regular
    updates and monitoring of the CFS/ECD to ensure technical support is given
    in regard to play equipment and materials as per the global minimum
    standards.
  • 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
Partnership, Networking &
Advocacy:
  • Represent
    the organization in settlement sector meetings and cluster coordination
    meetings giving updates and progress of implementation and establish
    strategic partnerships with other organizations.
  • Establish
    and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders
    regarding project activities to ensure a coordinated approach to project
    implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings
    and keep the coordinator informed
  • Develop
    a network of information gathering relevant to child protection,
    participation and psychosocial operations.
  • 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, preparation of
    activity quarterly financial and narrative reports as per the grant
    guidelines. And submit them within the agreed timeframes.
  • 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:
  • The
    ideal candidate for the World Vision Child Protection and Education
    Assistant job opportunity should hold a bachelor’s degree in social
    sciences, education, community psychology, business administration or any
    equivalent.
  • One
    year of experience in working with refugees, peace building, basic
    education and nutrition
  • Must
    be ready to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Knowledge
    of implementation on child friendly spaces, peace building, education in
    emergencies and psychosocial care
  • Appropriate
    communication skill and approachable
  • Must
    have no history of violation of child protection in emergencies
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: 15th April 2018

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