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Outreach Worker in Akkar

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Outreach Worker in Akkar

From31-03-2017 Locationna Hoursna Educationna

General objective of the position

 

The outreach worker acts as the first representative of the project among the beneficiaries, their families and local community. He/She will closely work with local communities to ensure that the project activities have widspread acceptance. He/She will lead all outreach activities for beneficiaries (Home visits, community dialogues, awareness sessions and campaigns).

 

 

Place in the organisation

 

The outreach worker is part of the Program Implementation Department, reporting to the Project manager.

S/he does not manage staff.

S/he collaborates with the specialists within the Program Development Department.

 

 

Result area

 

  1. Supporting the needs of children and caregivers

     

  2. Foster and maintain positive relationships with communities.
  3. Identify potential beneficiaries and inform their families about the project activities.
  4. Carry out field assessments to identify vulnerable communities, potential beneficiaries, etc.
  5. Carry out home visits, community dialogues, awareness sessions and any other suggested activity to have children enrol, stay in school and complete school by tracing the out of school children and refer them to an appropriate schooling Programme.
  6. Support in parents involvement sessions for parents of children engaged in the project.
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  8. Administration tasks

 

  • Formulates monthly reports on awareness sessions, community dialogues and home visits. Contribute to monthly and quarterly reporting on project activity progress and project impact.
  • Develop and maintains a filing system of beneficiaries.
  • Data entry on Kobo or any other template suggested by M&E.
  • Any other task assigned by the line manager.

 

Knowledge and Experience

 

Degree in social work or related field

Experience of supporting education projects

Strong understanding of refugee issues in the current Lebanese  context

At least 2 years of relevant experience working with children/refugees/vulnerable populations

 

Skills and Competencies

 

Strong inter-personal skills

Strong communication skills

Good computer skills

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team

Fluency in Arabic

Good English skills

Flexibility

Cultural sensitivity

 

 

 

“Commitment to the vision and goals of War Child Holland in Lebanon, including adherence to the Child Safety Policy, is essential”

 

     
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