الأربعاء، 13 سبتمبر، 2017

منسق اجتماعي - VdT - Vento di Terra ONG

Terms of Reference

Position: Coordinator of the psycho-social support team
Title of the Project: “SOCIAL WATER: improving the access to water and to services of psyco-social support targeting vulnerable minors and families living in the refugee camp of Rafah – Gaza Strip”.
Emergency initiative AID10910 funded by the Italian Agency of Cooperation and Development.

Organization: VdT - Vento di Terra ONG
Duty Station: Gaza Strip, Rafah (refugee camp and city)
Duration of the contract: 7 months
Expected date to start the contract: 1st October 2017

Vento di Terra is an independent non-profit humanitarian organization committed to assist vulnerable
communities without access to basic services such as shelter, education, health, economic opportunities.

Its activities are based on the principles of solidarity, justice, human dignity, equality of rights and
opportunities, and respect for diversity and coexistence, paying special attention to the most vulnerable and unprotected people.

Vento di Terra has worked in Occupied Palestinian Territories since 2006 mainly through projects in
education and protection for Bedouin communities of Area C, East Jerusalem and Gaza. The projects have been implemented in partnership with local communities and association and have raised the attention of the international communities on the difficult situation of Bedouins living in area C and particularly on their neglected rights.

Within the framework of a project funded by Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italian Agency for
Cooperation and Development, in July 2017 Vento di Terra has started the implementation of a project, in partnership with Italian NGO, OVERSEAS.

For this initiative, Vento di Terra is responsible for the implementation of activities of psycho-social support in 4 UNRWA schools based in Rafah (both city and refugee camp). The Coordinator of the psycho-social support team will support the expatriate Coordinator of the psycho-social support activities in the delivery of the activities scheduled by the project, according to the duties and responsibilities mentioned below.

Duties & Responsibilities (Job Description)
Working closely with all the Team involved in the project (Coordinator of the psycho-social support activities, Social operators, Local partners) the Coordinator of the psycho-social support team will be responsible, under the supervision of the Coordinator of the psycho-social support activities, of the coordination, preparation, implementation of the activities, training and networking, according to the schedule defined by the project.

In addition, she/he will support the Coordinator of the psycho-social support activities in all the
administrative procedures concerning the project as well as the fulfillment of administrative procedures required by local authorities (Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Finance, other local authorities).

In particular, the coordinator of the psycho-social support team will:
 define project management organization and processes (roles, procedures and decisional processes,
operational processes, work methodologies) in the assigned area of responsibility;
 coordinate, in collaboration with the team of 8 Social Operators, the activities of psycho-social support for children and families in 4 UNRWA schools of Rafah (city and refugee camp).
 collaborate with the Coordinator of the psycho-social support activities in the definition of the contents of the training sessions addressed to the social operators involved
 participate in networking and coordination activities (i.e. thematic clusters, etc) involving different
stakeholders such as local authorities (Ministry of Education, Ministry of Social Affairs, community
representatives, etc), school directors and teachers, civil society representatives
 elaborate, manage and monitor general and monthly planning of project activities, as well as relative economic and financial planning on the basis of available donor funds;
 manage procurement of goods, work and services essential to the project;
 be responsible for accurate assigned project activities administration and to supervise preparation of accounting documents for intermediate and final financial reports required by donors;
 send to the coordinator of the psycho-social support activities the reports on project implementation to be presented to the donor/other partners, and the monthly project activity reports
 Train the local staff according to the main guidelines of the Organization and under the supervision of the Coordinator of the psycho-social support activities.
 Maintain a high level of collaboration and coordination with all the VdT staff and local staff.
 Monthly reports in English are required. Possibility of reporting in Arabic according to request of local authorities.

Requirements
Education/Experience
 A minimum of 3 years work experience in the field of education or psychosocial projects.
 Previous experience in the implementation of social activities with children (aged 12-17)
 Previous experience in budget administration and tender procedures would be an asset.
 A Bachelor’s Degree in Education or in development, social/political sciences.
 Good English writing skills and research ability
 Ability to work in a team and under pressure and against deadlines
 Knowledge of INGO
 Perfect knowledge of Arabic
 Residency in Rafah highly desirable or previous working experience in the same territory

PERSONAL SKILLS
 Negotiation, and communication skills combined with high degree of patience and cultural sensitivity
 Familiar with participatory approach
 Work organization skills
 Highly organized and able to work respecting deadlines
 Strong sense of responsibility

Interested applicants must include (a) A curriculum vitae (in English) and (b) a cover letter explaining their suitability for the position (in English).
Please submit your application by e- mail to giulia.schiro@ventoditerra.org to the attention of Giulia Schiro’ no later than September 15th 2017

Only candidates selected for further consideration or an interview will be contacted.


-------------------------------------------- Google Ads --------------------------------------------

ليست هناك تعليقات:

إرسال تعليق