American University of Nigeria Social Engagement / Welfare Officer Jobs
American University of Nigeria Social Engagement / Welfare Officer JobsPosition Background The Social Engagement/Welfare Officer shall coordinate and lead community engagement and mobilization activities for the response programmes in line with International minimum standards in Northeast Nigeria.
Develop and implement a social media strategy
Coordinate the psychosocial support and community-based protection programming interfacing with other programme team members.
Support the strengthening of child protection community-based systems inclusive of developing trainings, supervision/coaching tools, monitoring, and tracking tools and improve referral systems.
Conduct and supervise training with men and boys, women and girls on social norms change.
Support the establishment and strengthening of community-based mechanisms and groups including adolescent peer groups, child protection committees, children’s clubs, parent groups and informal foster caregivers.
Design and facilitate community mobilization/sensitization campaigns in collaboration with Community Engagement Workers, Community Based Protection Mechanisms, and children/adolescents.
Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Child Protection in Emergencies Specialist
Ensure beneficiaries are informed and regularly reminded about their entitlements from the project, and the confidential complaints mechanisms;
Support resource mobilization efforts by participating in rapid assessments, project reviews and related tasks that will ensure adequate information for proposal development.
Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.
University degree in Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or related fields
Minimum of 3-5 years relevant working experience in child protection prevention and response programming, humanitarian affairs or human rights.
Experience working in emergency settings with refugees and other vulnerable populations (ideal)
Previous experience directly providing services to children at risk and victims of abuse.
Strong experience providing counselling services that are gender-sensitive and child friendly.
Ability to work individually and within a team with limited supervision. A self-starter.
Strong command of both written and spoken English and knowledge of local language (Hausa) strongly desired.
Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the Project.
How to Apply
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