Save the Children Community Child Protection and GBV Volunteers Jobs in Kenya

Save the Children Community Child Protection and GBV Volunteers Jobs in Kenya

Role Purpose

  • The community child Protection and GBV volunteers will be based in the wards under Dadaab sub-county and will be in charge of case identification, referral and initial registration of cases of abuse and violence against boys, girls, men and women in the local communities.

  • They will work closely with the respective local authorities such as the chief, ward administrators and the area advisory council under the guidance of the department of children service.

  • In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

    Key Area of Accountability

  • Manage and support the individual case management through BIA & BID development processes in the field offices,

  • Community mobilization, training of and collaboration with the AAC unit in the respective wards.

  • Case identification, initial registration and trend monitoring of child protection and GBV incidences in the host community.

  • Weekly reporting and referral of cases.

  • Child friendly spaces attendance monitoring.

  • Produce timely progress reports, including both quantitative and qualitative information, on Child Protection activities and input into regular situation reports, monthly and quarterly reports.

  • Ensure correct management of BIA documentation at camp and ward level.

  • Facilitate regular interviews and home visits with relevant persons who can give information on the child (the child, his/her family, leader, teacher, neighbor)

  • Comply with all relevant Save the Children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, security, equal opportunities and other relevant policies.

  • Collect required data and coordinate with the MEAL team on
    a monthly basis and ensure data is correctly captured.

  • Ensure the placement of children and GBV survivors in safe houses and alternative care adhere to SCI procedure and with the Kenya alternative care guidelines (Guidelines for Alternative Care of Children in Kenya 2011)

    Qualifications and Experience


  • Graduate degree in social work / social sciences or equivalent or Diploma in relevant discipline with one-year experience.

  • Good communication skills with fluency in written and spoken English and Kiswahili

  • Demonstrated ability to handle to a large protection caseload

  • Good IT skills including the use of Word and database software

  • Demonstrable ability to adapt to changing programme priorities and emergency priorities that may arise

  • Strong self-starter, able to take initiative and adapt to changing circumstances and priorities

  • Positive attitude towards community work with emphasis on the ability to learn from communities and support innovative approaches to problem solving

  • Commitment to Save the Children's Child Protection Policy


  • Strong understanding of Case management process

  • Experience in working in an insecure environment

  • Undertsanding in documenting and presenting BID cases in an interagency panel

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Save the Children Community Child Protection and GBV Volunteers Jobs in Kenya

    Find jobs in Kenya. Jobs - Kenya jobs. Search our career portal & find the latest Kenyan job positions, career opportunities & jobs in Kenya.

    Jobs in Kenya - banking jobs, IT jobs, accounting jobs, NGO jobs, business administration, ICT, UN jobs, procurement jobs, education jobs, hospital jobs, human resources jobs, engineering, teaching jobs, and other careers in Kenya.

    Find your dream job from 1000s of vacancies in Kenya posted and updated daily - click here!

  • Click here to post comments

    Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to NGO Jobs in Africa.