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1098 LE Amsterdam

PSs Trainer

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PSs Trainer

From18-09-2018 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

General objective of the job


The Deals Trainer equips and supports facilitators/animators/staff with the knowledge and practical skills to carry out psychosocial support activities, including the war Child Holland “Deals” methodology.


Position in the organisation


The Psychosocial support trainer is part of the Programme Development department reporting to the Psychosocial Support Coordinator.

S/he does not manage staff.


Result areas


Developing and implementing trainings


  • Supports the revision of the PSS methodology and the development of new methodologies and other relevant materials as required by the manager;
  • Supports the piloting of new methodologies/packages (training, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, review, feedback);


  • Plans, implements and evaluates training courses on War Child PSS methodology and related psychosocial support, which involves creative tools such as games, songs, fine art, audio-visuals, group discussions, demonstrations, and practice sessions with feedback and role play;
  • Provides regular on site coaching visits in the field to support facilitators’ professional development and to assure quality implementation;
  • Conduct Focus group discussions for need assessments and/or evaluation of impact of PSS programs;
  • Support in evaluations of PSS programs (selection of samples, data collection and analysis);
  • Suggests modifications of sessions and exercises in order to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment, based on the feedback from trainees and children;
  • Ensures that all training requirements are met as outlined by the Programme Development department;



Result: the PSS methodology is developed and implemented in such matter the target group and PSS training related objectives are reached.


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