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World Vision

World Vision

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Position: Social Worker
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Dembia - Ethiopia
Posted date: 2 weeks ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the project officer in situational assessment, operational planning, implementation, and monitoring of the IDP activities.
  • Provide individual and group psychological first aid/psycho-social support to children and women affected by the conflict to enable them to restore their safety, dignity, and hope.
  • Facilitate consultation and discussions with beneficiary populations, making sure they are involved in needs assessment, delivery of protection/assistance, and development/implementation of durable solutions.
  • Closely work with local authorities and relevant government sector (women and children affairs, education, social affairs, schools, etc) to facilitate recovery and reiteration of the affected population.
  • Coordinate and manage the establishment of child-friendly spaces in collaboration with schools, local authorities, and faith leaders

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • First degree in social work, sociology, psychology, education, or other eleven fields.

Required Professional Experience

  • At least one year of relevant experience in child protection and related areas,
  • Knowledge and experience in Gender Based Violence programming an asset.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement integrated CP responses, including Gender Based Violence.
  • Awareness of or interest in community-based protection mechanisms.
  • Direct case management and experience working with children and adolescents is an asset.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and creativity in planning and problem-solving

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Knowledge of and ability to implement integrated CP responses, including Gender Based Violence
  • Awareness of or interest in community-based protection mechanisms in an emergency context.
  • Extensive training in the fields of CP/GBV, psycho-social wellbeing, case management, and application of international technical guidelines and standards in Child Protection and GBV.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

Frequent travel to the project sites and to NO as needed

Language Requirements

Fluent in written and spoken English as well as in local languages

World Vision is a child-focused organization that is committed to safeguarding all children as well as adult beneficiaries and has zero tolerance for incidents of violence or abuse against children or adults, including sexual exploitation or abuse, committed either by employees or others affiliated with our work. Therefore, World Vision does not hire staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults, even if their role does not interact directly with them.

Disclaimer: World Vision Ethiopia is a reputable organization that values transparency and fairness in its recruitment process and does not solicit any money for any job application. We encourage all job seekers to be cautious of any job ads that require payment or personal information upfront. If you have any questions or concerns about our job ads or recruitment process, please do not hesitate to contact us directly.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only