Animator Assistant

World Vision International(WVI), Bint Jbeil, Lebanon

Skill Required:, Media and Communication
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th September, 2016


Job Description

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Facilitate project’s implementation

  • Assist the outreach team in mapping and assessing children to attend PSS activities.
  • Register and enroll children in psychosocial support activities
  • Assist the animator in working directly with children in a community center, carrying out psychosocial activities.
  • Plan and organize activities with children while facilitating and encouraging the participation of all children.
  • Ensure activities run in a timely manner to ensure the successful implementation of the project.
  • Ensure that children are all involved in the activity and that there is possibility for boys and girls to work both together and in gender based group.
  • Deal with difficult behaviors (conflict, aggressiveness, introversion) and understand the reason behind the behavior to positively communicate with the situation.
  • Ensure Children under her/his responsibility are not exposed to any form of Harm or stress during the activities
  • Plan and organize social cohesion events at the end of each Cycle
  • Be responsible for the proper use and basic maintenance of the PSS material and the facility.
  • Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary
  • Plan and organize cyclic meetings for parents of children attending PSS activities.

Ensure children’s safety and protection

  • Work in compliance with and respect of the principles of Child Protection and confidentiality, working with refugee and host communities with sensitivity
  • Identify key protection threats affecting the children and raise them to the center supervisor.
  • Identify safety issues and follow-up with the center supervisor on the safety and security of the chosen locations
  • Inform the Center Supervisor about any health issues that could arise among children
  • Identify children requiring case management and ensure safe referral to case management agencies or service providers.

Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

  • Collect data on the activities organized and ensure that all the relevant forms are duly filled
  • Ensure all project means of verifications (MOV) including registration sheets, attendance sheets, SDQs, evaluation documents… are in place.
  • Support the PSS animator in administering SDQs at the beginning and the end of each cycle
  • Enter all project related MOV into the system.
  • Support the PSS animator in filling and archiving specific forms for referrals and weekly reporting, ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.

Perform other duties as required

  • Safety and Security responsibilities
  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture
  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager

HEA responsibilities:

  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented after coordination with Project manager

Other duties:

  • Attend and participate in weekly reporting and planning meetings to ensure adherence to standards of care, quality PSS and referrals, and reporting requirements are followed
  • Attend and participate in local and international training and capacity building events as needed
  • Attend and participate in spiritual nurture events and other organizational events

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (kindergarten, psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation)
  • One year work experience in implementing recreational activities, psychosocial activities with children
  • Capable of dealing with children who have experienced war distress (education in emergency preferable
  • Knowledge on Child Protection and Psychosocial Support Programs
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to create and work as a team.
  • Creative and able to come up, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
  • Knowledge of English
  • Good knowledge of word and excel
  • Driver’s license holder
  • 75% field work and 25% Office work.
  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster

How To Apply:

  • If you are Interested kindly use the following link to apply: https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/lebanon/education-and-life-skills/animator-assistant/5526

 


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