Fondazione L’Albero della Vita Counsellor Jobs in Kenya

Fondazione L’Albero della Vita Counsellor Jobs in Kenya


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and implement the Child Protection – PSS component of the project, in accordance with agreed objectives and indicators, in order to meet the project objectives within the budget and the allocated period.

  • Develop an annual detailed work plan for the project component for which he or she is responsible with support from the line manager; review this plan each month.

  • Develop and implement an appropriate and effective PSS strategy for the project, including proactive planning for a responsible exit.

  • Development of a training plan, in modules, on Psychosocial Support and management of cases of GBV victims.

  • Delivery of the training plan and the training sessions to the school staff (trainer).

  • Provision of adequate and individualized psychosocial support to girls hosted in a centre located within the primary school, girls at risk and/or victims of GBV. Implement the Psychosocial activities according to the work plan in line with donor and Tree of Life requirements, including proposing any necessary changes.

  • Provision of support to the school’s teaching staff in identifying other cases at risk of GBV in the school and in providing an ongoing basic PSS service.

  • Identification / development of information material for psychosocial support and training activities.

  • Organization and participation to family home visits.

  • Support to the organization of awareness campaigns on the Rights of the Child and Education.

  • Participation to relevant and sectorial coordination tables/working groups in Samburu and visibility activities; networking with key stakeholders of the sector in the area, supporting the creation of linkages and partnerships with government and private entities and services.

  • Compile and aggregate narrative and quantitative reports, in line with donor’s guidelines and requirements.

  • Support to the collection of visibility and information materials about the project.

  • Support the development of M&E tools aimed at monitoring, evaluating the project and assessing its impact.

  • Properly document the achievements and lessons of the project activities and support the dissemination to partners and stakeholders.

  • Collect receipts, administrative documents with the support of the Tree of Life Finance office, ensuring that all expenses are properly documented and done according to the available budget.

  • Work as a team player providing relevant information and assistance to colleagues and ensuring project components for which she or he is responsible are interlinked.

  • Ensures that gender considerations are taken into account at all stages of the project cycle from design through implementation to evaluation.

  • Any other duty as required by the line manager commensurate with the post and relevant to the achievement of Project objectives.

    Minimum requirements

    Knowledge
    and skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Counselling psychology or any other relevant field of study with specialization in counselling.

  • Knowledge and experience of (primary) mental health care principles and management.

  • Strong ability to work with partners using effective interpersonal and communication skills and to respectfully interact with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Strong analytical skills, report writing, administration, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Strong presentation, facilitation, training, mentoring, and coaching skills.

  • Solid organizational/time and project management skills as well as proactive, resourceful and results-oriented.

  • Computer skills (Microsoft office word, excel, etc.)

  • Data handling skill

  • Excellent spoken and written English and knowledge of the Samburu language will be an added advantage

    Other Skills Required

  • Honesty and strong ethics are required in order to be successful in this position

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Demonstrated capacity and willingness to learn – open to learning new ways of doing things

  • Firm belief in teamwork, gender equality, participatory approach and sustainable development

    Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years in the psychosocial field and coordination preferably in the NGOs sector

  • Ability and willingness to manage project implementation

  • Actual grassroots experience, working with communities and CSOs

  • Good numerical, report writing and administration skills.

  • Experience in the monitoring of implementation and evaluation of psychosocial programmes.

    How to Apply

  • The application should include the following:
    Cover letter (stating current salary and expected salary, and how your profile fits the position and the skills required).

  • CV having 3 references with contacts.

  • The soft copy application should be sent to:

  • kenya@alberodellavita.org

  • CC: finance.kenya@alberodellavita with the subject heading indicating: Supervisor of infrastructural works & of project’s activities (assistant coordinator) – Samburu

  • Deadline for application is 14th of January 2022.

  • Do not attach in this phase ID documents, school or university certificates, or any other document that has not been requested.

  • Applications received after the deadline or incomplete will not be considered. Only short-listed candidate (s) will be contacted.

  • Due to the urgency of the position applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

  • The Tree of Life is an equal opportunity employer, and respect all gender, nationality or religious affiliations.


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