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Child Protection Officer

Rural Rehabilitation Association for Afghanistan (RRAA)
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Position Title: Child Protection Officer

2024-07-10        Herat       Full Time        354

Job Location: Herat
Nationality: National
Category: Program
Employment Type: Full Time
Salary: As Per Organization Scale
Vacancy Number: RRAA-WRO-CPO-145
No. Of Jobs: 1
City: Herat and regular travel to targeted districts
Organization: Rural Rehabilitation Association for Afghanistan (RRAA)
Years of Experience: Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience in the relevant field
Contract Duration: 6 months with possibility of extension
Gender: Male
Education: Bachelor’s degree in law, community development, psychology, medical science, social work, sociology, and other social sciences relevant.
Close date: 2024-07-10

About Rural Rehabilitation Association for Afghanistan (RRAA):

About RRAA:

Rural Rehabilitation Association for Afghanistan (RRAA) is a   non-profit, non-governmental, and non-political NGO established in 1990. The head office of the organization is in Kabul, Afghanistan and delivers humanitarian services in the sectors of WASH, Good Governance, and Livelihood through its regional offices in Mazar, Herat, Jalalabad, and central zone in a decentralized manner.

Job Descriptions:

Under the direct supervision of the line Manager, the incumbent of this position will advocate for children and ensure to protect their rights. The CP Officer will handle the referral of children, coordinate with relevant stakeholders, participate in training, roll it out to teachers and report to line Manager.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advocacy for children's rights through civil societies, tribal elders, provincial and SMCs.
  • Ensure that the children received proper services and are prevented from re-victimization.
  • Ensure the continuance of interactions between the district and provincial CPANs and provide the required support to district CPANs.
  • Responsible for the implementation and supervision of public schools, CBE classes and CFS (Child-Friendly Space) CFS activities on the field level.
  • Identify the potential trainees such as children, parents, Child Protection Action Network (CPAN) members, and governmental stakeholders and select the program participant /beneficiaries according to the set criteria.
  • Participate in any child protection and other training organized by RRAA or UNICEF.
  • The CP officer will be working closely with public schools’ teachers and CFS facilitators to ensure that RRAA and UNICEF child safeguarding procedures are fully applied in these centers.
  • In coordination with the school management shuras and community education committee, make sure that a child-friendly protective, and inclusive environment for emergency-affected boys and girls is established.
  • In coordination with Child Protection Action Network (CPAN) establish a children referral mechanism.
  • Identify children with learning disabilities as well as children who need psychological support and refer them to CFS and other related services.
  • Deliver child protection, and safeguarding training to the teachers, community elders, and parents and developing timely reports.
  • Any other relevant task assigned by the immediate line manager.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, community development, psychology, medical science, social work, sociology, and other social sciences relevant.
  • Certification or other recognized courses on Protection, Child Protection, Gender-based Violence, International Humanitarian Law or another relevant subject
  • Basic knowledge of child protection principles and programming approaches
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ethical sensitivity, and ability to effectively communicate with children and their caregivers.
  • Knowledge and awareness of inter-agency Child Protection in Humanitarian Action tools, guidelines and other resources is an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills self-motivated individuals, able to take initiative and propose solutions, resilient, positive, and able to work independently.
  • Must have basic level computer skills.
  • Minimum 3 year of experience implementing protection or child protection programs in humanitarian settings.
  • Experience in community mobilization and conducting outreach activities.
  • Experience in implementing program with case management and psychosocial support components is desirable.
  • Experience and willingness in conducting assessments and regular home visits in the field/remote areas particularly in engaging families and communities to address sensitive issues.
  • Worked in a team setting and able to collaborate effectively with other stakeholders.

Submission Guidelines:

Note(1): Make sure  that the CV you are attaching at the end of the form is below 1MB.

Note(2): Please do not attach any certificates with your CV.  

Note(3): Only qualified candidates will be short-listed.


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