The community child Protection and GBV volunteers will be based in the wards under Dadaab sub-county and will be in charge of case identification, referral and initial registration of cases of abuse and violence against boys, girls, men and women in the local communities. They will work closely with the respective local authorities such as the chief, ward administrators and the area advisory council under the guidance of the department of children service. In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.
Contract Duration: 6 months period
No of Vacancies: Six (6) Position
Reporting to: GBV Officer
Nationality: Kenya National only
KEY AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY
- Manage and support the individual case management through BIA & BID development processes in the field offices,
- Community mobilization, training of and collaboration with the AAC unit in the respective wards.
- Case identification, initial registration and trend monitoring of child protection and GBV incidences in the host community.
- Weekly reporting and referral of cases.
- Child friendly spaces attendance monitoring.
- Produce timely progress reports, including both quantitative and qualitative information, on Child Protection activities and input into regular situation reports, monthly and quarterly reports.
- Ensure correct management of BIA documentation at camp and ward level.
- Facilitate regular interviews and home visits with relevant persons who can give information on the child (the child, his/her family, leader, teacher, neighbor)
- Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.
- Collect required data and coordinate with the MEAL team on a monthly basis and ensure data is correctly captured.
- Ensure the placement of children and GBV survivors in safe houses and alternative care adhere to SCI procedure and with the Kenya alternative care guidelines (Guidelines for Alternative Care of Children in Kenya 2011)
Qualifications and Experience
- Graduate degree in social work / social sciences or equivalent or Diploma in relevant discipline with one-year experience.
- Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili
- Demonstrated ability to handle to a large protection caseload
- Good IT skills including the use of Word and database software
- Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise
- Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities
- Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem solving
- Commitment to Save the Children’s Child Protection Policy
- Strong understanding of Case management process
- Experience in working in an insecure environment
- Undertsanding in documenting and presenting BID cases in an interagency panel
We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
- No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
- All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
- Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
How to Apply.
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We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy. All employees are also expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best-qualified talent.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
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