GBV Outreach Worker at Norwegian Church Aid (‘NCA’) – 4 Openings

Full Time
Posted 2 years ago

Norwegian Church Aid works with people and organisations around the world in their struggle to eradicate poverty and injustice.

GBV Outreach Worker at Norwegian Church Aid ('NCA') - 4 Openings 1

Norwegian Church Aid (‘NCA’) is recruiting candidates for a GBV Outreach Worker.

JOB TITLE: GBV Outreach Worker

JOB LOCATION:   Ngala/Monguno/Dikwa/Pulka

JOB DETAILS

  • Assist in the establishment of the women’s and girls’ safe spaces in the identified camp/location.
  • Create and maintain a positive and fruitful relationship with women, girls and the general community.
  • Carry out community sensitization, awareness-raising and education activities in the camps, and other locations in the communities based
  • Facilitate supports to women and girls who visit and may want to visit the safe spaces to access services and other supports.
  • Engage men and boys on GBV prevention-related activities
  • Provide referrals to vulnerable women, girls, and especially GBV survivors to access services available in the community and at the safe spaces.
  • Closely work with the caseworkers, GBV officer in the formation of the Adolescent girls’ group with consultation and engagement with their parents.
  • Carry out weekly adolescent girls’ sessions as agreed
  • Carryout the economic empowerment activities as agreed and especially the VSLA for women and girls.
  • Plan and implement agreed on project activities with support from a supervisor
  • Conduct outreach activities to encourage women and girls to seek health care and other services.
  • Ensure that a psychosocial approach/perspective is employed in all work activities and decisions and that these reflect the priorities and best interests of women and girls been assisted.
  • Establish regular coordination and liaison with community leaders, NGOs, service providers, and local organizations especially at the reception centers/transit centers, etc.
  • Ensure that all program activities create a neutral and supportive environment for women and girls
  • Ensure strict adherence to the NCA/ACT code of conduct
  • Assist in the formation and facilitation of women-only VSLA groups in based location.

Requirements

  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • University Degree in Community/Rural Development/Education, Social Sciences, or equivalent is a requirement.
  • Previous social work and or community engagement work experience or experience working with women and girls and communities affected by conflict required.
  • Good training, communication and facilitation skills necessary
  • Fluency in English, Hausa, Kanuri plus other Languages in NE Nigeria an advantage
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel programs preferred
  • Willing to stay and work remote locations, field.
  • Flexible and can adapt to the prevailing environment.
  • Computer literate especially MS-Word, MS-Excel database, and powerpoint. Knowledge of other software an advantage.
  • Self-starter.

NCA’s Commitments
NCA is committed to following the following policies, standards, and commitments and all staff are equally expected to conform to their requirements:

  • Humanitarian Accountability Partnership (HAP)
  • Code of Conduct for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Disaster Relief
  • ACT Alliance Code of Conduct
  • SPHERE Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Relief
  • NCA Nigeria Security Plan
  • NCA Nigeria Staff Handbook

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Note

  • Ensure to attach updated CV, Cover Letter in a single file
  • Due to the Emergency situation in Northeast Nigeria, applications will be processed on a rolling basis and Position could be filled before the expiration of the advert.
  • Only candidates who meet the selection criteria will be contacted for further steps of the recruitment.
  • This position is open to Nigerian nationals only.

Job Features

Deadline12:00noon; 12th December, 2019.

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