Fresher Child Protection Assistant, JPF Project NGO Jobs – World Vision International

 

Job Title:    Child Protection Assistant,
JPF Project

Organisation: World Vision International

Duty Station: Uganda

Reports to: Child Protection Facilitator

 

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, JPF Project will
mainly facilitate the implementation of Early Case Management, Psychosocial
Support, Peace Building and ECD activities within Child Friendly Spaces and in
the communities.

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

Management

·        
Regular
updates and monitoring of the CFS activities to ensure technical support is
given in regard to play equipment and Learning materials as per the global
minimum standards.

·        
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.

·        
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 caregivers and animators

·        
Facilitate
case management, and data collection in line with the required and approved
standards at the CFS centres

·        
Collect
and compile statistical data and information regarding caregivers, community
members and children participation in activities at the CFSs centres and
children clubs.

·        
Supervise
CFS implementation as per the minimum children in emergencies protection
standards.

·        
Mobilise
communities to identify children with disabilities and also model families for
the project’s implementation.

·        
Develop
monthly, quarterly and annual project management reports and submit them to the
relevant authorities

Technical and
Capacity Building

·        
Organize
and conduct monthly meetings with Caregivers/Animators /Guards, CPCs, CMCs
Parents and children at the Child Friendly Space on aspects of child
protection, positive parenting, child participation and community ownership

·        
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 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

Financial
Management, Budget Control and Monitoring

·        
Prepare
and submit monthly payment requisitions for Caregivers/Animators and Guards
monthly stipends within the first week of every new month with all required
attachments

·        
Prepare
and submit all payment requisitions for activities conducted within 3 days from
the last day of an activity.

·        
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

Networking,
Coordination and Collaboration

·        
Participate
in coordination meetings. Support all referral needs that may arise from time
to time at the CFS and ensure that all children referred from the CFS for any
services are well documented and feedback received.

·        
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

Reporting

·        
Compile
and submit weekly updates, weekly CFS statistics, weekly work plans, monthly
reports and activity reports on all activities carried out at the Child
Friendly Space including meetings.

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal applicant for the World Vision Child Protection Assistant, JPF
Project job must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community
Development, Adult and Community Education, Community Based Rehabilitation,
Social Works and Social Administration, Psychology.

·        
One year
of experience in working with refugees and other displaced persons.

·        
Should
be able to ride motorcycle with valid riding license.

·        
Effective
in written and verbal communication in English

·        
Self-motivated
with excellent management and leadership skills.

·        
Should
have key skills in project planning and management

·        
Must
have experience in working with children

·        
Must be
ready to work in a multi-cultural environment and have the ability to maintain
performance expectations in the diverse cultural context, psychologically
stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

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

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

·        
Must be
emotionally mature.

 

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.

 

Click
Here

 

Deadline: 25th November 2020

 

For more of the
latest jobs, please visit 
https://www.theugandanjobline.com or find us on our facebook page https://www.facebook.com/UgandanJobline

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *