Field Officer - Youth Resolve (Phase II)
TO APPLY: email your resume to [email protected].
Make sure to put "Field Officer - Youth Resolve" in the subject of your email, otherwise your application will NOT be considered.
Applications close on July 2, 2020.
Development for People and Nature Association (DPNA) is a nongovernmental, secular association that works through a wide range of networks of civil society organizations (CSOs) to meet the needs of the local community on the basis of sustainable development. DPNA was established in 2003 and now has 36 full- and part-time staff members as well as 500 volunteers supporting DPNA to accomplish its vision and mission.
DPNA’s Vision: A non-violent democratic society where individuals enjoy all their rights and freedoms without discrimination.
DPNA’s Mission: To empower, mobilize, and enable citizens to change and meet the needs of the communities, as individuals and/or groups, specifically the marginalized communities in rural, bordered, and poverty areas, through human rights based approach.
In response to youth experiencing “the violence of exclusion” and the pressing social and economic needs, the proposed intervention promotes an integrated, sustainable and holistic approach to empowerment and resilience for youth among refugee and host communities. The design builds on two major components of social stability and advocacy that are closely interconnected and mutually reinforce each other - applying a gender-sensitive and disability inclusive approach.
The overall objective of the proposed action implemented by the Youth RESOLVE consortium is to strengthen social stability among youth by empowering them to become leading actors in their communities. This will be achieved through two Specific Objectives:
SO 1: Refugees and host communities youth interact for the benefit of their communities
SO 2: Municipal/community decision makers implement refugee and host community youth-led propositions for change
DPNA is responsible to implement the project activities in the following geographical scopes: Barja, Saida, Mghayriye, and Bkossta
The role of the Field Officer is mainly to:
- Day to day field activities preparation, implementation, and monitoring;
- Consistent coordination and communication with the participants of the activities;
- Report to the Project Manager on weekly basis;
- Assist the Project Manager in the day-to-day project implementation and support with the needed documents and photos for reports;
- Attend regular team meetings;
- Coordinate with the Accountant for finance issues with the support of the Project Manager;
- Attend capacity building sessions;
- Implement all project activities on the field under the umbrella of protection;
- Support the Project manager in the reporting;
- Coordinate with the M&E Officer on project tools and evidencing;
- Formulate a checklist to any project activity;
- Build relationship with stakeholders in the targeted communities;
- Build trust with targeted communities beneficiaries;
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- University degree or equivalence in experience working with NGOs and communities;
- Minimum of 1 year experience in Social Field;
- Communication skills;
- Experience working with youth/children;
- Knowledge in Child Protection;
- Facilitation Skills;
- South Lebanon
- Saida (Sidon)