Job Opportunity as a Child Protection Recreational Facilitators at IRC in Libya

Deadline : 30 May 2020

Nonprofit organization: International Rescue Committee

Study level: Postgraduate

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Job Opportunity as a Child Protection Recreational Facilitators at IRC in Libya

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is offering an exceptional job opportunity as a Child Protection Recreational Facilitator in Misrata, Libya for 2020. Under the direct supervision, leadership and guidance of the Child Protection Officer, the Child Protection Recreational Facilitator will provide non-focused or unstructured psychosocial support activities and child protection recreational activities to children below 18 years in target communities and identified safe spaces. She/he will be responsible for leading guided children recreational activities in Tawerga/Misrata. The CP Recreational Facilitator will use child-centered in his/her approaches, share life-saving information and provide a safe environment for playing, socializing and learning according to established schedules and routines. He/she will keep accurate records of children daily attendance and will also receive technical support from the IRC WPE Manager.


Implementation of activities:

  1. Enroll and register children below 18 years for child protection psychosocial support and recreational activities in Misrata and Tawergha.
  2. Ensure that children under his/her care or responsibility are not exposed to any harm or stress during PSS and recreational activities.
  3. Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children attending child protection PSS and recreational activities and report or raise this to the direct supervisor.
  4. Observe children with special needs and ensure they are well integrated into child protection recreational activities and if needed refer them to relevant services.
  5. Ensure that the space dedicated for children’s activities is always clean and organized, in order to be ready every day to receive children. This includes cleaning the space at the end of each day and re-organize toys, etc. to ensure it is a healthy environment for the children.
  6. Adhere to the IRC Code of Conduct at all times.

Referral and coordination:

  1. Refer identified and suspected child protection cases to Child Protection Caseworker.
  2. Answer questions from community members and parents about what activities for children are taking place in the community or identified spaces.
  3. Attend child protection and other relevant training organized by the IRC.
  4. Participate and collaborate in other activities conducted by IRC staff in target communities or identified safe spaces.
  5. Attend special information sessions planned for community members and parents.

Data and reporting:

  1. Develop individual weekly activity implementation plans in coordination with the direct supervisor and help in setting schedules for daily/weekly activities for children.
  2. Collect data on all child protection recreational activities organized and implemented and ensure that all relevant forms or tools are duly filled.
  3. Assist in the collection of all child protection recreational activity data and ensure timely entry of all individually collected field data into the relevant databases.
  4. Maintain an accurate collection of attendance records for all CP activities implemented.
  5. Take children’s attendance for each child protection related session.
  6. Provide the supervisor with field activity reports, success stories and other kinds or required reports.
  7. Report supply/material needs to the direct supervisor.
  8. Carry out any other task as assigned by the direct supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  1. Technical diploma or degree in social work, education or any related academic qualification desired
  2. Either experience in similar/related role or at least one-year work experience in implementing recreational activities and psychosocial activities with children.
  3. Previous experience in teaching or assisting children, especially those below the age of 10 years old.
  4. Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children.
  5. Ability to work independently as well as cooperatively with team members.Capacity to work in small teams and flexibility to take on new tasks.
  6. Positive, respectful attitude and collaborative approach to diversity.
  7. Good social and communication skills.
  8. Familiar or experience with creative methodologies.
  9. Fluency in Arabic; written and spoken English is an added advantage.

More about the IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) helps people whose lives and livelihood are shattered by conflict and disease to survive, recover and regain control of their future. It responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises, helping to restore health, safety, education, economic well-being and power to people devastated by conflict and disaster.

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