SCOPE OF WORK
The Child Protection Outreach Officer works directly under the Senior Community Outreach Officer. He/she is responsible for building relationships with the camp community in order to utilize community networks to assist in finding and identifying cases of unaccompanied or separated children, referring cases and mobilizing community-based support.
SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The CP Outreach Officer is specifically responsible for the following tasks:
Identify foster families, mentors and street leaders who are ready to provide family based care for unaccompanied children.
Utilize community networks to identify children’s relatives in the camp to support reunification.
Vet the identified foster families and mentors to ensure they meet the foster parents and mentor criteria
Conduct regular meetings with the foster parents and mentors.
Mobilize community traditional mechanism to support unaccompanied and separated children in the camp through meetings, trainings and awareness raising interventions.
Conduct trainings with community members on child rights, child protection, care and support of unaccompanied and separated children.
Provide support to the foster parents and mentors through monitoring, problem solving and producing community-led action plans.
Conduct outreach, specifically community mobilization activities to enhance community awareness on child protection issues in collaboration with other partners in the camp.
Compile the data from the camp and generate a weekly report on the activities conducted.
Work in close collaboration with the case workers, the data analyst and Senior CP officer to ensure that all the cases that have been identified in the community are documented and followed up.
|Company Industry:||Community/Social Services/and Nonprofit|
|Career Level:||Mid Career|