Outreach Worker Volunteer - Bekaa

  • Libanon

Outreach Worker Volunteer - Bekaa

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 
 
 Foster and maintain positive relationships with communities.  Identify potential beneficiaries and inform their families about the project activities.  Carry out field assessments to identify vulnerable communities, potential beneficiaries, etc.  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.   Support in parents involvement sessions for parents of children engaged in the project. 
 
2. 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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Publish date
12/02/2020
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