Several Entry Level Child Protection Assistant NGO Job Opportunities – World Vision International

Protection Assistant (Several Fresher Jobs)
Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
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 Assistant will facilitate the implementation of Early
Childhood Development activities and child friendly spaces, including community
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Motivate and ensure teamwork among case
    workers, CFS and ECD animators for greater ministry impact, in the
  • Support community based child protection
    and education systems, children groups and stake holders in advocating for
    child protection, participation, and psychosocial care within the
  • Facilitate the integration of social
    cohesion activities with within the refugee settlements and host
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Develop a network of information
    gathering relevant to child protection, participation and 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, 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 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
  • 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: 4th May 2018
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