Requires a Cover Letter?: 
no
Application Submissions Guideline: 

Upon submission, please include "Psychosocial Support Facilitator" in the subject of the email

Contact Person Email: 
Description: 

Aim of the Position:

  • Implement age- appropriate psychosocial activities for children and/or youth
  • Strengthening and improving the resilience and wellbeing of children at risk.
  • Ensure that all beneficiaries participate in the activities that are non-discriminatory as well as age and gender sensitive and appropriate.
  • Ensure that parents/caregivers get frequent feedback about their child’s participation during the sessions
  • Work directly with the Child Protection Advisor and Project Manager
  • Ensure that the children/youth feel safe, comfortable and respected all the time

Duty Details:

  • Ensure that all the beneficiaries of the community programs are received and taken care of
  • Deliver structured psychosocial support (PSS) sessions (as per the DEAL curriculum)
  • Prepare and implement recreational activities for the targeted beneficiaries
  • Plan and identify materials and any support required for the PSS sessions on a monthly basis.
  • Close coordination and update with the social workers
  • Ensure that the beneficiaries who need specific attention/care are referred to the social workers
  • Ensure the creation of positive atmosphere for the children through encouraging them to express their needs and be fully engaged in the activities and ensuring their feeling of safety
  • Suggest modifications of sessions and exercises in order to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment, based on the feedback of the caregivers and children
  • Participate in relevant PSS trainings and workshops
  • Prepare all the necessary for the various activities well in advance, paying attention to details 
  • Ensure that the activities are done in a clean, safe and hazard free location
  • Collaborate in ensuring that the material appropriately used and later stored in a safe way at the end of the day.
  • Establish a calendar/agenda for intervention for each group of children/youth concerned.
  • Verify the beneficiaries list and presence.
  • Attend weekly and monthly meetings with the project manager
  • Effective engagement of children with disabilities in the PSS activities.
  • Comprehensive monthly reporting: filling of all requested tools
  • Assist in data collection
  • Abide by the Jafra Foundation child Protection policy, communication policy, Code of Conduct and all other policies
  • Report to your line manager any non-respect of Jafra policies amongst the teams or partners.
  • Openness to working with refugees (Syrian, Palestinian, etc.) and deprived children/youth.
  • Address needs and requests in a professional way
  • Undertake all other duties that may be requested by the line-manager and that are compatible with the job

QUALIFICATION/ REQUIREMENTS

Profile required:

  • At least a High School diploma (Baccalaureate)
  • At least 1 year of practical experience in psychosocial support, child protection activities, social work etc.
  • Fluent Arabic is a must; English is a strong asset

 

Professional and Personal skills:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to create and maintain positive relationships
  • Ability to work independent and under pressure
  • Proactive and highly motivated
  • Highly creative
  • Good level of proficiency in Microsoft Office
Expired
Last modified: 
13 Mar, 2019
Intervention Sector(s):
Children & Youth
Application Deadline:
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment
N/A
Governorate/District:
Job Location
Beirut, Burj Barajneh camp
Working Area
Beirut, Burj Barajneh camp
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
< 800 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
1 to 2 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Excellent
French Language:
None
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