Job Description HIAS is the global Jewish nonprofit organization that protects refugees—including women and children, and ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities—whose lives are in danger for being who they are. POSITION SUMMARY:HIAS seeks to recruit a Child Protection Monitor who will assist in provision of social interventions and assistance to the most at risk and vulnerable refugee children.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Identify and document child rights violations, refer cases to the appropriate authorities, and provide regular follow-up on each case.Participate in community awareness raising and dissemination of information.Assist in the implementation of appropriate interventions for at-risk refugee and asylum seeker children through activities such as placement in alternative care arrangements with foster families, emergency shelter placement, etc.Make referrals for vulnerable refugees to access services.Assist in the provision of direct assistance to refugee and asylum seeker children in the community.Provide translation for refugees during activities as needed.Mobilize community members for forums and sensitization campaigns.Provide weekly and monthly reports indicating progress in relation to targets and client needs.Provide basic trainings to beneficiary groups in: Refugee Rights, Child Rights, Gender-Based Violence, and other protection related issues as determined by the Program SupervisorAttend regular staff meetings, trainings and other meetings as required. QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS: Entry level with minimal work experience, preferably with an NGO.Experience in the field of refugee Child Protection will be an added advantage.Basic literacy in English and at least one language prevalent in the refugee community in NairobiWell integrated to the dynamics and needs of refugee children within their areasGood working knowledge of the community needs and gapsAbility to work with members of the community with little or no supervisionComputer literacyStrong communication and interpersonal skillsStrong counselling skillsStrong training skills in child protection and community development will be an added advantageKnowledge of Accountability to Affected Populations (AAP)Knowledge of Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)Proficiency in English and preferably Kiswahili, Kinyamulenge, Kirundi, Kinyarwanda,orFrench languages.Location – Rongai
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