2 Fresher  Child Protection Assistant – MOFA Project NGO Jobs – World Vision

Job Title:    Child Protection Assistant – MOFA Project (2 Fresher Job Opportunities)

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 – MOFA Project will 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’s 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
  • Carry out community awareness sessions on COVID-19 and other behavior change communications
  • 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 centers
  • Collect and compile statistical data and information regarding caregivers, community members and children participation in activities at the CFSs centers and children clubs.
  • Supervise CFS implementation as per the minimum children in emergencies protection standards.
  • Mobilize 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

  • Actively 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 – MOFA 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.
  • At least two years of work experience with Non-Governmental Organizations, or other relevant experience.
  • Experience in working with refugees and other displaced persons for at least minimum of one year.
  • Should be able to ride motorcycle with valid riding license.
  • Should have key skills in project planning and management.
  • Experience with community mobilization
  • Experience in working with children.
  • Language skills; must have exemplary languages spoken in West Nile region and English. & Willingness to work ‘in the field’ for a minimum of Five days a week.
  • Must work well within ethnically diverse teams, and work cooperatively within teams

 

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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Deadline: 13th January 2022

 

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