Child Protection Associate

Job Description

Title: Child Protection Associate

Company Name: Relief International

Vacancy: Not specific

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Bachelor degree in any discipline
∎ Bachelor degree (Social workers, Psychology, Education, Nurse, Public health, relevant degree)

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Manage and organize CP community centres to be safe and ready for mobilisation community around the protection and well-being of children and adolescent
∎ Assisting with planning and monitoring of activities in CP community centres
∎ Assisting, supporting and organize spaces for adolescent skill development training and group activities
∎ Building capacity for community volunteers on structured and sustain mental health and psychosocial support activities which providing to children in community centres
∎ Support community-led child protection dynamic, enable community to own and lead prevention for children in their community
∎ Organize community centres space for group psychosocial activities for parent/ caregiver including positive parenting session and awareness sessions as required
∎ Providing follow-up support and mentoring to community volunteers, children and youth, according to needs and project objectives.
∎ Assisting with reporting and data collection.
∎ Supporting organization of events and activities and helping with request for goods and quotations according to project needs.
∎ Collaborate within RI protection department and other department including finance, logistic and operation.
∎ Any other duties as assigned by Child Protection Officer

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ Extensive experience in building strong community-based child protection mechanism and in delivering services to children in emergencies
∎ Strong background and skills in facilitating trainings, coaching and mentoring others
∎ Familiarity with CP minimum standard
∎ Competency in Microsoft Office suite, including Word and Excel
∎ Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate and negotiate clearly and effectively at all levels, taking into account cultural and language difficulties
∎ Enthusiasm to learn
∎ Optimistic and friendly
∎ Flexibility
∎ Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken in Bengali and English
∎ Good command in Rohingya, an asset



Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Mobile bill, Medical allowance, Weekly 2 holidays
∎ Salary Review: Yearly
∎ Two festival bonuses in a year equivalent to one basic salary.
∎ Severance (8.33% of the monthly basic salary) goes with the monthly release of the salary.

Application Deadline: 15 Aug 2020

Company Information:
∎ 30 Jul 2020
∎ Relief International
∎ Address : Bangladesh Country Office: House: 451 , Road: 8 West, DOHS Baridhara, Dhaka-1206; Head Quarter: 5455 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1280 Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
∎ Web : www.ri.org
∎ Business : Relief International, hedquatered in USA, is a leading international non government organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.

Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact.

Our signature approach which we call the RI Way emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International has been working in Bangladesh since 2004. The Bangladesh portfolio of Relief International has strong focus on emergency response, economic opportunity and livelihoods rebuilding, traficking in persons, sustainable tourism, human rights and protection, refugee crisis response and public health. RI maintains a country office in Dhaka with multiple field offices in Cox`s Bazar. RI currently employs over 1000 local and international staffs in Bangladesh.

Relief International is currently implementing large scale refugee response program in Cox`s Bazar in Bangladesh in collaboration with multiple partners including UNHCR, UNICEF, USAID/OFDA, EU ECHO.
For more information on Relief International: www.ri.org

Category: NGO/Development