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Plan International

Plan International

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Position: Caseworker
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: OPA, Moyalle Woreda - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We believe in the power and potential of every child but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion, and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, supporters, and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood and we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national, and global levels using our reach, experience, and knowledge.

For over 85 years, we have rallied other determined optimists to transform the lives of all children in more than 80 countries.

We won’t stop until we are all equal.

The Opportunity

The post holder will be technically working with community incentive workers on the ground in collaboration with government stakeholders such Bureau of Women Affairs Office, Bureau of Social Affairs and Rehabilitation (BoSAR), Health, Education, Justice, Police, CBOs, FBOs, LNGOs, INGOs, UNHCR, UNICEF, etc. in his area of presence. S/he will be working as a team member with other relevant sectors during the assessment, design of programs, planning, and activity implementation, as well as reporting, monitoring, and evaluation phases. The post holder will have a direct reporting relationship with the child protection officer. In addition, s/he will get direction from the coordinator regarding his role and responsibilities.

The Individual

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, Early Childhood care and Education, Social work, Law, Political Science & International Relations, community development, or other related field of social science studies.
  • Workshop experience (at least 1 year) in the child protection sector and technical understanding of community work and CP data management, policies, conventions, etc.
  • Experience working with vulnerable children, including children outside of parental care.
  • Experience in designing and facilitating training and capacity building on child protection, counseling, and/or case management technical areas with a variety of audiences.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting outreach activities.

Safeguarding Children and Young People (Safeguarding) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI)

  • Understand and put into practice the responsibilities under Safeguarding and GEI policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC).
  • Ensure that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in day-to-day work.
  • Ensure that Plan Ethiopia contributes to Plan International’s global efforts to ensure safeguarding and GEI, including making sure that relevant reporting and data are submitted.

Location: OPA, Borena Zone, Woyalle Woreda

Type of Role: BHA Project

Reports to: CPiE Officer

Grade: B1