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Sep 18, 2017

Tdh Advocacy and Empowerment Officer NGO Job at Hagadera Refugee Camp, Kenya

Terre des hommes Foundation (Tdh) is an international NGO focussed on child rights.

To support in the development of its child protection programme in Garissa County, Tdh is encouraging applications form Kenyan national for the role of;

Advocacy and Empowerment Officer - Hagadera Refugee Camp

Reporting to:
Senior Behaviour Change Officer
Duty station: Dadaab, Garissa County
Contract duration: 8 months with possibility of extension
Main responsibilities;
  • Provide relevant life skills training to out of adolescent school children within the camp
  • With the support of Psychosocial Team, Conduct peer to peer support groups sessions/trainings for adolescent boys and girls out of schools with their parents and caregiver
  • Identify information gaps among the beneficiaries specifically adolescent boys and girls and provide feedback to Senior Behaviour Change Officer for timely response
  • With the Support of the Senior Behaviour Change Officer, develop and disseminate child protection messages to children and families at community level information clinics and through Local Radio Shows
  • Represent Tdh in Voluntary repatriation meetings/forums at camp level
  • He/she will conduct his or her duties in respect of the Charter of Terre des hommes and the Tdh Child Protection Safeguarding Policy.
  • Terre des hommes expects that its staff professional conduct reflects proper behaviour in accordance with local culture and traditions. He/she assures the moral protection of the name of Terre des hommes and defends in all circumstances the interests of the movement.
  • Tdh intervenes without any affiliation for politics, religion or financial profit. He will direct his or her activities and engagements without preoccupation of political, racial or religious affiliation.
  • He/she commits to observe discretion on any information related to the organisation functioning and beneficiary related issues
  • Minimum Degree in Social Work, Education, Community Development or Psychology from a recognized institution
  • Experience in use of community based approaches
  • 2-year experience in Child Protection field
  • Experience working with adolescents will be an added advantage
  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili. Ability to communicate in Somali will be an added advantage
Application modalities:
Only candidates that fit the requirements above are invited to submit a covering letter, CV, references, and copies of academic and professional certificates (if requirements are not met or application is incomplete, the application will not be considered). 

The Application can be emailed to [email protected] - Kindly indicate the position on the subject line of the e-mail - only applications which will have complied with this request will be shortlisted.

Closing date for these positions is 24th September,2017

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a written test and interview

Tdh’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protect children’s rights, which includes the prevention of all forms of child abuse.

Tdh is an equal opportunity employer.

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