CFS facilitator /child protection Assistant

Job Location:Kandahar
Employment Type:Full Time
Salary:As per company salary scale
Vacancy Number:IRW-KDR-011-2023
No. Of Jobs:2
Organization:2-4 Years of relevant Experience
Years of Experience:Till the End of June-2023
Contract Duration:Till End of June-2023
Education:Bachelor’s Degree in Social sciences or Diploma, Psychology, Child Development, or another related field
Close date:2023-05-25

About Islamic Relief world wide Afghanistan:

A multinational, nonprofit, non-governmental organization that provides humanitarian aid, Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW), is headquartered in Birmingham, United Kingdom. It is a signatory to the Code of Conduct for International Red Cross and Red Crescent Moments and NGOs in Disaster Relief and has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. For more than 23 years, Islamic aid has worked in Afghanistan, helping some of the most vulnerable citizens of the nation with emergency aid and life-changing development initiatives. In 1999, Islamic Relief opened its first office in Afghanistan. Since then, the IRA has kept up its support for programs for Ramadan, Qurbani, orphan sponsorship, food security, education, health, and nutrition.

Job Description:

Job Summary

According to the project coordinator’s recommendations, the CFS Facilitator’s job is to give schoolchildren individualized help while they learn, promote, and put their technical skills into practice. Under the direction and instructions of the CP project Coordinator, the CFS Facilitator engages children who are beneficiaries of the Islamic Relief in educational activities and encourages their creativity. The CFS Facilitator must foster an environment where children appreciate and value one another’s abilities and cultural backgrounds. He or she ought to encourage teamwork, cooperation, and critical thinking. Last but not least, s/he is in charge of keeping an eye on the area where s/he works during business hours.

The Child Protection Facilitator must be responsible, disciplined, accountable, focused, trustworthy, self-motivated, and well-organized. In order to effectively manage CFS, s/he must be a strong communicator, patient, and educator. As she or he will carry out all field operations in conjunction with the Child Protection Project Coordinator, the Protection Programme Officer must have a thorough grasp of the dangers to child protection, as well as general protection requirements and the development sector.

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver psychosocial and recreational activities for kids in accordance with specific work plans, with the help of the CP case management supervisor.
  • Execute the duties in line with the IRW’s kid-friendly activities.
  • Analyze the children’s and the class’s progress.
  • Provide parents of vulnerable children with parenting education in accordance with the specific work plans.
  • Work together with other caseworkers, officers, and facilitators of child protection on psychosocial activities.
  • Work with child protection committees and/or outreach personnel to put their evaluations, safety maps, and action plans into practice.
  • To discuss situations that have been discovered and to address issues, hold CPC meetings.
  • Work along with the child protection project officer to make sure materials are accessible for child protection tasks quickly.
  • Give the CP Coordinator and Project Officer ongoing input on any difficulties encountered throughout the execution of the job so that they may be immediately resolved with the necessary corrective procedures or measures.
  • Ensure adherence to the IRW’s rules and procedures on safety, respect, and confidentiality. carry out additional tasks as required or asked for by the supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences or a related discipline, such as psychology or child development
  • excellent understanding of minimum requirements and fundamental ideas in child protection.
  • Excellent understanding of the fundamentals of psychosocial support and the most important PSS messaging for vulnerable children and caregivers.
  • excellent understanding of learning and development in children and adults.
    excellent understanding of the fundamentals of facilitation.
  • very good understanding of safe identification and referral guidelines.
  • good case management skills in child protection.
  • Ability to always uphold client safety, respect, non-discrimination, and confidentiality.
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint proficiency.
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving abilities, as well as creativity and adaptability.
  • adaptable and able to manage pressure; at ease in a multicultural atmosphere.
  • availability of flexible hours of operation
  • at least two years of experience working in humanitarian organizations, particularly in child protection or related fields
  • knowledge of leading teams
  • delivering on-the-job coaching, mentoring, and staff capacity development experience
  • in psychological support and child protection previously.
  • a strong command of English
  • reading and writing Pashto and Dari proficiently

Submission Guideline:

Interested and qualified national candidates should submit a cover letter explaining their motivation and an updated CV to the following link:

The closing date for accepting applications is 25 May 2023.

Please clearly state the Vacancy Announcement number and title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. 

Please note that applications received after the closing date will not be considered and only short-listed candidates will be called for an interview.

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