Youth Leader - HC (Teknaf Base)

Job Description

Title: Youth Leader - HC (Teknaf Base)

Company Name: Terre des hommes

Vacancy: 4

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Teknaf)

Employment Status: Full-time, Contractual

Educational Requirements:
∎ SSC or relevant educational qualification
∎ Skills Required: Good communication skills

Experience Requirements:
∎ At least 1 year(s)
∎ The applicants should have experience in the following area(s): Community Outreach Activities

Job Context:
∎ About Terre des hommes:
∎ Since 1960, Tdh has helped build a better future for deprived children and their communities, making an impact with innovative and sustainable solutions. Active in more than 45 countries, Tdh works with local and international partners to develop and implement field projects which improve the daily lives of over 3 million children and their relatives, in the domains of health, protection and emergency relief.
∎ Tdh is working in Bangladesh since 1974, with operations in the north of the country (Kurigram district), in the Dhaka district and in Cox Bazaar district. Tdh is implementing programs on Health, WASH, Access to Justice (social cohesion and conflict resolution), Migration and Child protection, both in development and emergency context.
∎ Context:
∎ Tdh`s Child Protection (CP) program consists of three main components: Psychosocial Support (PSS) to children, adolescents and caregivers; Case Management, including Alternative Care and Caring for Child Survivors, and Support to Community-based CP mechanisms. To protect and promote the psychosocial wellbeing of adolescent boys and girls and young men and women through community-based approaches implemented at individual, family and community levels. The MHPSS component is based on Tdh innovative YouCreate methodology, and the Problem Management+ (PM+) intervention developed by WHO and family support and strengthening intervention. These intervention strategies are applicable for individual and group adolescents and adults who are having different psychosocial and adjustment issues due to migration.
∎ The project is to protect and promote the psychosocial wellbeing of adolescent boys and girls and young men and women through community-based approaches implemented at individual, family and community levels between host and refugee community population.
∎ General objective:
∎ Under the guidance of the PSS Team Leader, and directly supervised by PSS Facilitator, the recruited volunteers will be responsible to perform their duties as requested in the project activities. As per the job description, he/she will be responsible to mobilize the beneficiaries, support Tdh staff to run program activities, provide materials on time, restore materials after each activity and be responsive towards the beneficiary`s support during activities.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Arrange youth group formation with the guidance of the PSS Facilitator for Youcreate art action activities.
∎ Document and report the daily program activities.
∎ Collection of project materials from Tdh officers, distribute during activities and restore in a safe place after activities.
∎ Conduct community consultation with local majhis, religious leaders, local community persons to implement the activities timely.
∎ Ensure the registration and awareness session activities of adolescents, youth and caregivers and community members
∎ A report on any kinds of issues raised by the participants for better implementation of the project.
∎ Provide daily, weekly and monthly activity updates to the CBPSSO.
∎ Ensure that child protection standards are understood and applied and support the youth in establishing a clear referral system and Art-activities.
∎ Any other task as assigned by supervisor.
∎ Other responsibilities:
∎ Provide to youth with support during preparation for YouCreate/Art-based activities and follow-up and documentation of activities.
∎ Ensure the implementation of Tdh's Child Safeguarding and PSEA policies during activities implementation

Additional Requirements:
∎ Both males and females are allowed to apply
∎ At least 6-months working experience in community outreach activities
∎ Able to read, write and count properly
∎ Have good collaboration with block majhis and local community representatives.
∎ Leadership skill and good image in the community
∎ Ability to identify beneficiaries who need support
∎ Respect and Abide by Tdh internal code of conduct and child protection policy
∎ Woman candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
∎ Person with disability are encouraged to apply

Salary: Tk. 28000 (Monthly)

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Health Cost Reimbursement

Job Source: Bdjobs.com Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 16 Jun 2021

Company Information:
∎ 9 Jun 2021
∎ Terre des hommes
∎ Business : Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an International Non-Profit Private Organization operating in Bangladesh since 1974 in the fields of Child Protection, Healthcare, Nutrition, Emergency Relief, Water/Sanitation and Hygiene.

Category: NGO/Development

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