Kurdistan Save the Children is a non-profit, non-political, and non-sectarian organization that
provides assistance regardless of race, gender, traditions, political or religious affiliation.
We work with children in various fields of child protection, sponsorship, health and education. Our
main aim is to work directly or indirectly, to ensure a better future for children, through improving
and providing their various medical, social, economical, and educational needs.
KSC has been established in 1991. our main office is located in Sulaymaniyah.
Protection and assistance for refugees and asylum seeker children in Erbil and Sulaymaniyah governorates.
This project seeks to provide protection services to refugees/asylum seekers, IDPS and host community children with the main focus on refugees/asylum seekers residing in the urban and camp areas of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah Governorates through: Providing specialized child protection services and support through case management for refugees, Conducting BIA and participating in the BID Panel under the overall framework of UNHCR’s Best Interest Procedures (BIP), Establishing or strengthening the capacity of community-based child protection structures, Community outreach/mobilization such as conducting awareness raising sessions for children and their parents/caregivers, Providing recreational, structured and non-structured PSS activities, as well as physioth33erapy for children with disabilities, providing capacity building to government counterparts responsible for child protection.
Scope of work (Main tasks)
Team Leaders lead the facilitators to conduct activities PSS, Recreational, parenting programs, and awareness-raising sessions for children and their caregivers, and prepare reports to share with the Senior reporting officer and the CP officer in Erbil (camp and non-camp settings).
- Ensure CBCP groups are appropriately trained and aware of the child protection legal framework.
- Establish and develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) describing the role of CBCPMs in UNHCR and partner activities.
- Providing regular refresher sessions to the staff about the CBCP.
- Establish a strong monthly plan upon the assessment and feedback of the Mobilization team and share it with the line manager.
- supporting the CPCs in both camp and through the capacity building
- Develop exit strategies for a smooth transition to community ownership.
- Establish coordination and referral mechanisms with other service providers.
- Connect mechanisms with sectors like health, education, justice, and law enforcement.
- Promote linkages between informal CBCPMs and the formal national child protection system within DoSA
- ensure the quality of the CBP, Recreational, and awareness-raising sessions for children and their caregivers.
- Ensure the smooth implementation, conducting, and monitoring of the CBP and CBCPS activities in close collaboration with the team.
- Ensure effective collaboration with all partners and key stakeholders of the project and participate in collecting information for the service mapping of the intervention area.
- Support the establishment of committees (CP committee, Adolescent committee) by providing regular training related to Committee members and monitoring the implementation of their activities. Support the creation of an action plan for the Committees.
- ensures the inclusion and participation of children with special needs in the activities.
- Follow up on the needs of the community in terms of awareness and make sure that the Committee members are being proactive in the definition of the awareness program, in coordination with the facilitators.
- Organize and support the different awareness campaigns through the community structures.
- Share information and problems/challenges with the CP officer.
- In close coordination with the mobile teams, assess psychological needs and protection issues;
- Participate in different forms of community-based assessments to identify people of concern or those at risk, when required by the Project Manager.
- Participate in the daily and weekly reporting (qualitative and quantitative) of activities in filling specific tools (assessment, follow up, referral, discharge, and monitoring forms). Provide any other reports requested by the project manager. Supervises follows and reports the team’s activities according to the daily/weekly planning to the project manager and the reporting officer. Conduct parenting programs and community-based child protection committee activities with the team leader.
- Report cases of children identified through the activities to the social workers.
- Provides first response to HR issues in the field.
Qualifications and Requirements:
- University degree/ Diploma.
- Languages: Arabic (oral and written), Kurdish, and English (written) is mandatory.
- Minimum of 1-2 years’ relevant professional experience in Child protection.
- Previous experience with international or local NGOs.
- Experience in designing and facilitating training sessions.
- Proven experience of working within child protection, and activities management with children.
- Proven experience of working with children and adolescents.
- Experience in community mobilization, protection and conducting outreach activities.
- creative, active, positive and flexible.
- Good computer skills (MS Office, including Outlook for email).
- Knowledge of the Protection System and Standard Operating Procedures for Child Protection.
- Good communication and reporting skills.
- Good social skills to establish relationships with children and families.
- Strongly motivated by humanitarian work.
- Address Erbil, Eskan Behind Chwarchra Hotel
- How to apply Please Fill in the Google form as requested.