Child Development Facilitator (Adolescent Group) – Mobile Unit

World Vision

Gaziantep Türkiye

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience 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:

Implementation of Project Activities

• Ensure constant and transparent communication and collaboration with relevant community structures and leaders, in order to get buy-in and support for the project activities.

• Seek support or consent from concerned people in the communities to ensure the participation of the adolescent boys and girls and their caregivers in the project activities.

• Prepare materials for activity sessions, awareness events and information dissemination on relevant topics with the support of the Child Development Officer and the Child Development Coordinators.

• Plan, organize and run activities with adolescents in line with the design and work plan of the MOBILIZE project while facilitate and encourage adolescents’ participation.

• Set up and maintain project materials and equipment as required in the mobile unit of MOBILIZE project

• Deal with difficult behaviours (conflict, aggressiveness, introversion) and understand the reason behind the behaviour to positively communicate with the situation.

• Support adolescents to mobilize parents and caregivers for joint activities within camps and informal settings.

• Conduct outreach activities to support ‘hard-to-reach’ adolescents to attend training, awareness session and other activities

• Identify and refer children and adolescents in need of specialized support and other services.

• Coordinate with other Child Development Facilitators (Early Age Group and Caregiver Group) to ensure linkage between activities.

• Report to the Project Manager and/or Child Wellbeing Officer on any issues, challenges or gaps in implementation.

• The MOBILIZE project is implemented in accordance with the design, requirements and standards of WV.

• The project addresses the gaps in services and support for the adolescent group.

• Project communities are aware and supportive of the MOBILIZE project activities.

• There is effective coordination and collaboration with key stakeholders and community structures at the local level.

Assessment, Monitoring and Reporting

• Collect and organize the data on the activities and ensure that all the relevant reports/forms are duly filled.

• Develop and use weekly work plan with support from the Child Development Officer.

• Contribute to weekly and monthly reports submitted to the Project Manager/Area Manager that include information on project progress, achievements and challenges.

• Ensure the data collection and storage respect data protection and information sharing protocols, particularly in terms of confidentiality and do no harm principles.

• Collaborate closely with the MEAL team to monitor activities with defined monitoring tools and document learning and best practices. • Project progress and achievements are captured in internal and external reports.

• Project designs and implementation are adjusted timely and effectively based on the feedback and complaints from children, adolescents and the communities.

Capacity Building & Coordination

• Share capacity building needs with the Child Development Officer and CD Coordinator and/or the Protection and Safeguarding Coordinator.

• Attend internal and external training on related topics to enhance knowledge on child wellbeing, adolescent programming, specific curriculums and other thematic areas.

• Participate in internal meetings and coordinate with other programme/sector teams.

Other

• Adhere to WV Child and Adult Safeguarding policy and standards.

• Adhere to WV accountability standards. • Project staff have improved knowledge and capacity in child wellbeing and adolescent programming

• Effective internal coordination within project and other teams

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

• At least 1 year of experience working in protection, child protection, education, MHPSS, adolescent and other relevant programmes in development or humanitarian settings

• Understanding of the situation of adolescents and commitment to improving the lives of adolescents in Southeast region of Turkiye.

• Knowledge of principles and programming approaches for working effectively with adolescents and their families.

• Experience in facilitating activities for or working directly with adolescents in Turkiye is essential.

• Strong interpersonal skills, ethical sensitivity and ability to effectively communicate with adolescents and their caregivers.

• Ability and willingness to conduct activities and regular outreach in the field/rural areas particularly in engaging families and communities to address issues affecting adolescent boys and girls.

• Ability to negotiate with and mobilize the community and problem solving skills.

• Ability to work as a team player and collaborate effectively with other stakeholders

• Commitment to and understanding of WV’s aims, values and principles

• Diploma or relevant education qualification in child development, community development, psychology, psychological guidance, social work and other relevant subjects.

• Certification or other recognized courses on Protection, Child Protection, Child Development, Adolescent Engagement, Gender-based Violence, Education in Emergencies, MHPSS, or other relevant subjects.

• Strong knowledge and awareness of inter-agency tools, guidelines and other resources for adolescent programming is desirable

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

• Diploma or relevant education qualification in child development, community development, psychology, psychological guidance, social work and other relevant subjects.

• Certification or other recognized courses on Protection, Child Protection, Child Development, Adolescent Engagement, Gender-based Violence, Education in Emergencies, MHPSS, or other relevant subjects.

• Strong knowledge and awareness of inter-agency tools, guidelines and other resources for adolescent programming is desirable

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

• Prior experience in working with NGO is preferred

• Prior experience in emergency and humanitarian response

• A local from the project locations is preferable

Travel and/or Work Environment

Requirement Domestic travel to project sites only – for Islahiye and Nurdağı districts of Gaziantep

Language Requirements

Excellent communication skills in Turkish and Arabic languages.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

How to apply

https://worldvision.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/WorldVisionInternational/job/Turkey–Gaziantep-Office/Child-Development-Facilitator–Adolescent-Group—-Mobile-Unit_JR31179


Deadline: 22-Apr-24