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CHILD PROTECTION OFFICER – Maternity Cover (Temporary role)

Still I Rise

CHILD PROTECTION OFFICER – Maternity Cover (Temporary role)

  • Department: Programs
  • Location: Al-Dana, Syria
  • Supervisor: Program Manager & Child Protection Manager
  • Contract: Fixed term 3 months (possibility of extension)
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Compensation: Monthly $ 400,00 USD

Job description

Still I Rise, an international NGO, works towards development and the realization of humanitarian projects aiming at providing education and support to refugee children and vulnerable youth, is looking for a Child Protection Officer to join the Still I Rise Ma’an School Team, in Al-Dana, Syria.

As a Child Protection Officer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the well-being of the children within our school community.

Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and run 1:1 counseling sessions with students requiring additional support
  • Ensure that children at risk are identified and receive appropriate individualized case management support, and discussed with the Child Protection and Safeguarding (CSP) Manager and Program Manager
  • Follow up, together with Child Protection and Safeguarding (CSP) Manager, any referral of child protection concerns as well as child safeguarding issues.
  • Regularly report all student needs to both the Child Protection and Safeguarding (CSP) Manager and Program Manager
  • Make referrals to relevant protection actors and special services
  • Advocate and promote children children’s rights, safety and wellbeing at all times
  • Advocate and liaise with authorities and other actors to ensure the protection of vulnerable children
  • Ensure all incidents are correctly recorded in the software and reported to the team when appropriate
  • Work closely with teachers to assess and refer children in need of additional support
  • Attend and participate in scheduled Child Protection meeting with other organizations in the region
  • Work with the CSP Manager to ensure Child Protection policies are implemented and followed
  • Update on the Education and Protection Situation in weekly meetings.
  • Follow-up the progress of students educationally and behaviorally.
  • Communicating with parents of students to share the educational and behavioral level.
  • Carry out activities with students in the absence of a teacher.
  • Support with the coordination of lessons, quota program, teachers’ work and vacations.
  • Support with enrolling new students on the waiting list, coordinate student numbers in classes and follow students’ educational and behavioral progress.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Degree in social work, psychology, or a related field.
  • Experience working in child protection or a similar role.
  • Knowledge of child rights and protection issues in conflict zones.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Organisational skills and time management
  • English working knowledge and Arabic, both written and spoken

How to apply

How to Apply: If you are ready to be part of a team that is making a difference, please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] . In your cover letter, share why you are passionate about child protection and how your skills and experience align with the role.

Still I Rise is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply. Please note Interviews will be held in English and, due to the high number of participants, only successful applicants will be contacted.

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