2 Fresher Project Assistant – Community Based Child Protection US NGO Jobs – LWF World Service


Job Title:    Project Assistant –
Community Based Child Protection (2 Fresher Jobs)

Organization: LWF
World Service

Duty Station:

Reports to:  Senior
Child Protection Officer


About US:

LWF World Service is
the humanitarian and development arm of the Lutheran World Federation. We are a
widely recognized, international, faith-based organization working in over 20
countries. We seek to bring people of all backgrounds together in the common
quest for justice, peace, and reconciliation in an increasingly complex and
fragmented world.


Job Summary:  The Project Assistant – Community Based Child
Protection will provide grassroot support to Community volunteers, Community
based facilitators and Community Based structures to strengthen community
involvement and participation in case management, case plan implementation,
monitoring and documentation of Unaccompanied & Separated children in accordance
with a well-defined framework of policies and procedures under immediate


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  


for supervision of child protection committees and community- based volunteers.

efforts for capacity strengthening for child protection committees and
community-based volunteers.

community-based child protection interventions by CPCs, undertaking community
visits, providing regular coaching, guidance and mentorship to the structure
for child protection

to timely child protection information dissemination and collection of feedback
from the CPCs

for reporting on community-based child protection

with other LWF staff and partners to ensure community-led, sustainable child
protection initiatives

the community-based volunteers, facilitators and structures to ensure quality
of community-based child protection interventions.

and submit all standard reports including all weekly reports and statistical data
on community-based child protection to the Senior Child protection Officer.

the documentation and data management for all community-based volunteers and

the identification or recruitment of CBF/Volunteers and CPCs according to LWF’s
procedures for adequate numbers at all times for community-based child

Technical and
Capacity Building;

and train community facilitators/ volunteers and structures in child protection
child protection.

CBF and community structures to prevent violence, exploitation, neglect and
abuse of children

standards for child participation, and engage CPCs to promote

the Senior Child Protection officer and M&E Assistant in establishing and
maintaining a Monitoring and Evaluation system in relation to community-based
child protection.

that all technical information pertinent to community-based child protection is
obtained, documented and disseminated to staff as required.

synergies within the communities to achieve integration and attainment of
community-based initiatives.

and liaise closely with UNHCR, OPM and partners agencies regarding
documentation of community-based initiatives to ensure and promote a
coordinated approach to case management.

in weekly supervision meetings with all caseworkers, providing technical advice
on community-based child protection.

staff gaps and training need in community-based child protection approach are
identified and address such issues with the SCPO.

and analyse trends in community-based child protection and provide strategies
to improve community support and participation into CP programs.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate for the LWF World Service Project Assistant – Community Based
Child Protection job opportunity must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Social work,
Social Sciences, Development studies or any related field.

years of experience working with Persons of Concern and local communities
preferably for child protection

well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

have a sound track record to work with children (no criminal record).

Must be
willing to ride a motorcycle and possess a valid riding permit.

player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure, enjoys working in
the field and previous work in nutrition or health related intervention is an
added advantage.

well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both
verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

Able to
adhere to set security standards.


How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit an updated CV and Application
letter giving a day time telephone contact and email addresses of 3 (three)
work related referees only through our recruitment email,


Please use the full
job title of the position you are applying for as the subject line


Deadline: 3rd February 2021 by 5:00pm


NB: Only
short-listed candidates will be contacted


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