Entry Level Child Protection Facilitator NGO Career Jobs – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Child
Protection Facilitator

Organisation: World
Vision International

Reports to:  Child
Protection Coordinator

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 Child Protection Facilitator is
responsible for timely grass root project field implementation, monitoring and
documentation of children activities run through Child Friendly Spaces, Case
Management, psychosocial support and peace building project guided by WV Uganda
policies. The Child Protection Facilitator will also be responsible for data
management, capacity building, mobilization and building capacity of community
based structures and awareness raising sessions on child protection with
community Child Protection Committee (CPC) members. He/She will also manage and
ensure there is great level or partnership and networking with the District
leadership, UNHCR, OPM and other partners.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

Management:

·       
Motivate
and ensure teamwork among child protection Assistants and volunteers for
greater ministry impact in the community

·       
Work in
liaison with and provide the necessary advice and support to stakeholders in
the participation , psychosocial and peace building project as well as the CFSs
and ECD programmes in all matters pertaining to effective management and
implementation

·       
Take
full responsibility in the implementation of CFSs, ECDs and participation,
psychosocial and peace building project in refugee operations according to the
agreed plan of action

·       
Actively
coordinate project design, implementation, monitoring and reporting

·       
Coordinate
with all agencies working in child protection and the Office of the Prime
Minister in the camp to ensure compliance to inter agency and World Vision
International standards for implementing child protection in emergencies (CiE)
as well as peace building activities.

·       
Organize
meetings with key stakeholders in Yumbe to influence policies, planning and
practice in line with the outcomes of the advocacy events

·       
Implement
and monitor project activities towards realization of project outputs in a
timely and effective manner

·       
Monitor
progress of activity implementation to ensure highest quality standards and
accountability based on LEAP framework, the IASC and WVI standards

·       
Actively
participate in program design process specifically in assessments and
generating community priority needs in participation, psychosocial and peace
building

·       
Develop
regular monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports

·       
Prepare
detailed implementation plans based on approved and funded proposals and submit
to Response Manager for approval

Technical and
capacity building

·       
Enhance
and train partners, teachers and children in child protection, psychosocial
support and peace building using the ECaP model guidelines

·       
Support
other response staff to implement project activities that adhere to the
Do-Assure-Don’t-Do Frame work recommended for peace building and conflict
sensitivity

·       
Maintain
standards for child participation, psychosocial and peace building and conflict
sensitivity and ensure that response staff, partner agencies and recipient
communities understand, accept and adhere to these standards

·       
Support
the Child protection Coordinator and M&E Assistant in establishing and
maintaining a monitoring and evaluation system

·       
Ensure
that technical information pertinent to the project is obtained, documented and
disseminated to staff as required

·       
Support
the child protection coordinator in identifying potential peace building,
participation and psychosocial priorities and projects in the assigned
geographical area

·       
Work
towards integrating peace building and conflict sensitivity into child
protection, Education, GFA and Nutrition and ensure mainstreaming in all other
project initiatives

Community
mobilization and sensitization

·       
Assist
communities identify their priorities, opportunities and resources for
effective peace building, participation and psychosocial project implementation

·       
Facilitate
communities to fully participate in project activities for enhanced community
ownership and sustainability of child protection, psychosocial support and
peace building programs.

·       
Facilitate
awareness creation and sensitization of communities in child protection,
participation, psychosocial support and peace building

·       
Enhance
synergies within the communities to achieve integration and attainment of
regional objectives

·       
Actively
facilitate identification and capacity building of leadership and community
based organizations in peace building, participation and psychosocial matters

Partnership,
Networking & Advocacy

·       
Represent
WV Uganda program in child protection, peace building, participation and
psychosocial forums at the field level and establish strategic partnerships
with other organizations

·       
Establish
and liaise closely with other partners, agencies and local leaders regarding
project activities to ensure and promote a coordinated approach to project
implementation, including participation in relevant workshops, meetings and to
keep the Response Manager informed

·       
Develop
a network of information gathering relevant to child protection, peace
building, participation and psychosocial operations

·       
Establish
appropriate contacts with local counterparts at the sub counties and district-level
UN specialist engagement in our program implementation

Financial
management budget control and monitoring

·       
Work
with the child protection coordinator and Finance officer in preparation of
budgets, financial projections, expenditure monitoring and preparation of
monthly, quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports and submit them
within the agreed timeframe to appropriate people

·       
Support
preparation of requisitions for appropriate project supplies in line with
approved DIPs from time to time

·       
Ensure
LDRs are signed and submitted by staffs in time

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Child Protection Facilitator job must
hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Development Studies, Social Work and
Social Administration (SWASA), Psychology, education and other related area

·       
At least
two to three years of field experience working with communities and/or child
protection programming especially in emergency programs.

·       
Past
exposure and experience with community, stakeholders, children work and
coordination.

·       
Very
strong communication skills

·       
Strong
interpersonal relationship and team building back ground

·       
Excellent
analytical, documentation, problem solving, interpersonal and negotiation
skills

·       
Possess
the ability to work with different partners, local authorities, local
organizations and NGOs, to develop and maintain positive collaboration and
relationship.

·       
Cross-cultural
sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

·       
Ability
to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts,
psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with
limited resources

·       
Ability
to cope and deal with stress and work under stressful work conditions is a
requirement

·       
Commitment
to World Vision Core Values and Vision Statement

·       
Ability
to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural
context.

 

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to submit your application and complete
Curriculum Vitae by applying online through visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.

 

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Here

 

Deadline: 21st August 2020

 

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