CARE is Looking for Area Recreational Activity facilitator X2

Background:

CARE seeks a world of hope, inclusion, and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and all people live in dignity and security. CARE provides cross-border humanitarian assistance in Syria, and refugee assistance within southern Turkey to people affected by the Syrian crisis. In response to CARE increased Syrian response cross-border humanitarian works the program is now endeavoring to undertake an inside NW Syria direct implementation to address humanitarian needs, enhance the quality of our programming and maximum response capacity and support to CARE’s partners. We are looking for a trustworthy, dynamic, innovative, and resourceful person to join the Area office in the capacity of Area Recreational Activity facilitator to be based in Jarablus, northern Aleppo, Syria.

Job Summary

Under the direct supervision of the protection officer, the Recreational activities facilitator will be sharing in planning and implementing psychosocial support activities (recreational activities) appropriate to the age and gender of the beneficiaries, working to improve their psychosocial condition and increasing their flexibility through recreational activities sessions.

He/she is contributing in preparing and conducting protection needs assessments, facilitating recreational sessions, discovering cases that need referrals or direct support and facilitating their access to available services in coordination with case workers and the line manager.

The person is expected to have strong interpersonal skills, understanding, cooperative, organized, a high ability to work within a team to take initiative and skills in influencing to support policy and advocacy.

Responsibilities and Tasks

Job Responsibility #1 Project Implementation and Coordination 80%

  • Implementation of psychological support, recreational activities and psychological first aid for the displaced and the host community.
  • Participation in identifying community events and suggesting and selecting appropriate activities for each occasion
  • Prepare and maintain the supplies and needs for each session.
  • Motivating and giving the beneficiaries a sense of responsibility regarding the information learned while participating in the program and ensuring an appropriate environment for the sessions.
  • Under the management of the Protection Officer, conduct participatory activities to collect feedback and opinions of beneficiaries on the quality and impact of activities and raise their suggestions for new activities.
  • Identification of community members including women, men, boys and girls who require specialized or non-specialized protection services in order to refer them to services and provide direct or indirect support to them according to the referral protocol
  • Participate in conducting various forms of questionnaires and assessments such as protection monitoring and rapid protection assessments to identify persons who have concerns or those at risk, when requested.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the code of conduct, humanitarian principles, minimum standards for gender-based violence, and minimum standards for child protection.
  • Adhere to CARE’s policies, goals, principles and values

Job Responsibility #2 Planning, Reporting, coordination, and Data Management: 20%

  • Develop activity plans according to the area of responsibility identified by his/her supervisor and based on the interest and needs of the beneficiaries.
  • Contribute to the development of plans for the conducted sessions in the camps, schools and centers of beneficiaries’ gathering.
  • Provide regular oral and written reports regarding ongoing activities, data collected, identified/monitored cases to the Protection Officer.
  • Establish and maintain positive and effective relationships with intended beneficiaries, community members and all other key actors.
  • The job duties and responsibilities as described above are not comprehensive and he/she may be required to perform additional tasks in the future as needed and according to the project structure and in proportion to experience.

Qualifications

Education/Training

Required

  • University degree in psychological counseling, social sciences, art, humanitarian studies or any other related field/ Equivalent to Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience.

Desired

  • Project Management qualification (PMD, PMP, PRINCE2)

Experience

Required

  • Experience in conducting and evaluating PSS sessions within a humanitarian context.
  • Good experience in writing activity reports.
  • Good experience in administrative work, planning and organization.
  • Previous work experience in a civil society organization/NGOs/INGOs.
  • High professional ability to communicate with beneficiaries and community members.
  • Experience in the rules sending awareness messages.
  • Work experience in the international humanitarian world, operating in emergencies.
  • Working in multi-cultural context

Technical Skills

Required

  • Can-Do Attitude
  • Highly skilled in organizing large-scale, fast-paced, responsive field programs.
  • Advanced professional competency in Microsoft Office Suite, and knowledge of IT system.
  • Excellent proven communication skills, including working with multiple stakeholder groups, including children.
  • Ability to work both in an advisory and a hands on implementation capacity
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Ability to handle a high workload and to work independently.
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult and sometimes insecure working circumstances.
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task under pressure.
  • Ability to work well in unstable and changing security environments.
  • Strong organization, multi-tasking and time management skills.
  • Strong skills in inter-personal communications, able to work effectively with multiple stakeholders in a complex, multi-actor environment.
  • Strong skills in written communication, including effective report writing
  • Sensitivity to cultural differences and the ability to work effectively across a wide variety of cultural contexts.
  • Ability to communicate ideas in a culturally-sensitive manner and conducive to their practical application
  • Fluent in Arabic and highly desired to have advanced English language skills.

Child Protection Policy

Child abuse in all forms is unacceptable to CARE Turkey, which recognizes its responsibility to protect children from harm in all areas of its work. CARE Turkey is committed to ensuring a child-safe environment and is applying a zero-tolerance approach towards any kind of child abuse and exploitation.
Discrimination, Abuse, and Harassment Policy
CARE Turkey expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status. CARE employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside CARE.

Discrimination, Abuse and Harassment Policy

CARE Turkey expressly prohibits and will not tolerate any form of discrimination, abuse, harassment (sexual or otherwise), based upon race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, citizenship status, disability, or military status. CARE employees and related personnel must under no circumstances take part in any form of discrimination, harassment, or abuse (physical, sexual or verbal), intimidation or exploitation, or in any other way infringe the rights of others inside or outside CARE.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

A valid identity is required for work possession, and the candidate can start work in CARE only upon delivery of all the required documents, also upon submitting any fake or incorrect document, the job offer will be canceled or the employment contract will be terminated if the falsification of files or certificates is detected. Later

How to apply

Interested candidates, please attach a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter (in a separate file of no more than one A4 page) describing how your skills and experience match the requirements of this post, following to provided link:

https://form.jotform.com/211943078913964

Applications in languages other than English will not be reviewed.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
* CARE International is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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