The Child Activities Facilitator will be responsible for overseeing all child recreational and educational activities conducted in Human Appeal’s Women’s Centers. The Child Activities Facilitators will be responsible for ensuring children are engaged and participating in all activities, and ensure activities run smoothly. In conjunction with the Child Protection Assistants and Team Leader, the Child Activities Facilitator will be responsible for designing appropriate recreational and educational activities for child beneficiaries of Human Appeal’s Women’s Centers.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure timely and technically sound implementation of all Child recreational and educational activities.
- In conjunction with the Child Protection Team Leader and Child Protection Assistants, develop child protection activities appropriate for the beneficiaries at the center.
- Identify child beneficiaries in need of referrals to other partners; pass such information on the Child Protection Assistants/Team Leader for follow up.
- Facilitate age-appropriate activities, including PSS and educational activities.
- Ensure that project activities develop and are implemented in line with HAs mandate, policies, procedures and country strategy, including donors’ requirements, national and international rules and guidelines.
- Accountability: Ensure members of the Child Protection Teams abide by the Code of Conduct, confidentiality, humanitarian principles, and international/organizational codes of practice.
- Prepare regular and timely updates and reports as requested.
- Any other reasonable duties, as assigned by the Child Protection Team Leader.
- Preferable: University degree or a higher qualification in Women’s Studies, Humanitarian Assistance, Development, International Human Rights, Law, Social Work or Political Science.
- A minimum of 1-2 years in Child Protection Activities preferred.
- Demonstrated understanding of Protection Standards, SGBV, Key sectorial issues and processes including advocacy for protection.
- Practical understanding of Child Protection issues and approaches in humanitarian contexts, including the constraints/risks and cultural sensitivities of work in Iraq.
- Flexibility and ability to work under pressure, manage time and prioritize work to deadlines.
- A thorough understanding of the gender specific dynamics and protection issues of the Iraq conflict and IDP displacements.
- Well-developed organizational skills.
- Punctuality and respect for rules and procedures.
- Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships in a multi-ethnic, multicultural and multi-disciplinary environment.
- Able to work independently, with minimal supervision and under pressure.
- Fluency in Arabic.