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Social Counsellor

Caritas Czech Republic an international NGO active in humanitarian aid and development cooperation, currently implementing a project funded by UNHCR focusing on Urban Refugees Livelihoods is looking for a Social Counsellor:

Responsibilities

Support and assist the Social Services Officer

Ensure day-to-day implementation of social-related project activities according to project document such as mobilization of communities and target beneficiaries, organization of awareness raising activities, workshops, trainings, identification and targeting of vulnerables, subsistence and education support, adult literacy classes, referral system, community support networks engagement and development, legal and psychosocial counselling, youth and child friendly corners etc.

Case management, providing support to vulnerable children and adults, with specific needs as refugees

Supervision of outreach centres and outreach volunteers

Cooperate with Livelihoods Mentors on activity planning and their implementation

Maintain accurate records, necessary project administration and documentation

Participate on regular reports, draw up action plans, assessment of progress, data collection, data processing and analysis, development of project tools, guidelines, etc.

Qualifications

Tertiary education – diploma in Social Work or any other related field

At least 3 years of practical field experience with social work, counselling, of which at least 2 years should be closely related to community development work, preferably with refugees

Experience with refugees, child protection, psychosocial trauma and related areas is an advantage

Facilitation and training skills – life skills, adult literacy, self-help groups development

Good understanding of community driven approaches, outreach service provision mechanisms, and youth issues

Experience with project implementation

Experience working with international organizations or NGOs is an advantage

Fluent in English and Chinyanja – written and spoken, French is an advantage

Computer skills – MS office (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and internet

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Integrity and willingness to work and produce results in a dynamic environment

Good time management, commitment, team worker, innovative, reliable and hardworking, able to work under pressure

How to apply

Submit your full application consisting of CV (max 3 pages) and motivation letter to the email below:

Application deadline
26 Dec 22:00
Email applications to
jobs.zambia@caritas.cz
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