Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Recruitment: Graduates Job Vacancies 2017, Application Details

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Recruitment: Graduates Job Vacancies 2017, Application Details

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Recruitment: Graduates Job Vacancies 2017, Application Details

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) invites Applications from suitably qualified applicants for the 2017 Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Recruitment: Graduates. Interested applicant(s) ought to follow the details and procedures on this page to secure this opportunity.

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) Recruitment 2017

Cooperazione Internazionale (COOPI) is an Italian humanitarian non-governmental organization founded in Milan in 1965. COOPI aims to help the world’s poorest to improve their access to healthcare, food, and financial security, and to overcome their special vulnerability to wars, civil conflicts and natural disasters. For 50 years of long-term support and constant presence in the field, COOPI has been engaged in breaking the cycle of poverty and responding to specific emergencies in numerous sectors, including Food Security, Humanitarian Aid, Health, Socio-Economical Services, Water and Sanitation, Human Rights, Education and Training, Migrations and Sustainable Energy.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Psychosocial Counsellor
Location:
 Yobe
Background

  • COOPI started its operations in North-East Nigeria in July 2014 to carry out a rapid evaluation of the most relevant constraints suffered by the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) displaced by the food crisis and the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.
  • COOPI’s aim is to support the most basic and pressing needs of communities affected by the violence. Despite the challenges presented by the security situation and the remoteness of the area, COOPI is providing a multi-sectoral emergency response to the victims of Boko Haram focused on food security, nutrition, protection and education.

Scope of the Vacancy

  • The Psychosocial Counsellor will to provide a range of therapeutic counselling services to children, adolescents and their families in the urban area of Maiduguri.
  • He/She will promote access to specialized protection services, education, nutrition, health facilities within the community.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Protection Officer, he/she:

  • Provide individual, group and family counselling services to the beneficiaries as necessary
  • Carry out awareness sessions on child rights in the IDPs camps, primary schools, Child Friendly Spaces, Youth Clubs
  • Ensure child rights violations are monitored, recorded and reported
  • Map all care specialized services available within the community or in its proximity for referral
  • Identify what are the cases that can be responded through community mechanisms
  • Facilitate parenting or caregivers support groups
  • Ensure all cases of children at risk are addressed on all levels and ensure that local communities are aware of all existing CP services available.
  • Identify capacity building needs and gaps in CP and PSS support in the target areas.
  • Develop creative interventions based on needs presented by the community
  • Organizes recreational activities and community events to promote access to education and child’s rights
  • Any other related duties as assigned from time to time.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Psychology or other relevant field
  • Prior experience (at least 3 years) working in complex emergency context as Social Worker, Case worker Supervisor, Psychologist
  • Good communicator, strong listening capacity, open minded, proactive and creative
  • Respectful and inclusive of individual and cultural differences
  • Significant experience involving work engaging people in and from community settings
  • Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of Conduct
  • Ability to maintain the confidentiality of beneficiaries’ files
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri)
  • Experience in case management, group facilitation and direct practice with vulnerable groups
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing individual, group and family counselling services
  • Fluency in English

Preferred:

  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local context.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: hr.nigeria@coopi.org using “Application for Psychosocial Counsellor in Yobe state” as the subject of the mail


Job Title:
 Case Worker
Location:
 Yobe
Scope of the Vacancy

  • The Case Worker will be responsible for the collection of information needed to identify, register, analyze the needs of children at risk, including Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASCs), design the follow-up plan for each identified child and actively contribute in case management, collaborating with the other Case Workers and with the Community Support Case Workers to deal directly with the beneficiaries in the targeted areas.

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Project Manager and the Protection Officer, he/she:

  • Collects the information needed to identify, registers, analyzes the needs of any child at risk, including UASC;
  • Designs the case plan for the identified child at risk;
  • Conducts registration and case management activities as assigned by the Case Worker Supervisor;
  • Fills the standard forms of registration accurately for the case management and follow-up;
  • Contributes in the success of the trainings for community leaders, also by accompanying them directly on the field;
  • Joins actively the case management meetings and trainings to raise gaps and recommendations based on the daily work on the field;
  • Supports the data-entry activities providing the proper information about each child at risk from the caseload;
  • Communicates regularly with the Case Worker Supervisor for updates on achievements and challenges and any changes in the community’s social context and security status;
  • Ensures that all documentation for Case management of Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASCs) and children at risk is conducted and filed according to required standards of data protection and confidentiality;
  • Collects and documents success stories for reports;
  • Adopts standard operating procedure (SOPs) for the Child Protection and case management system and data management protocols;
  • Performs any other necessary action related to the position to achieve the objectives of the project and of COOPI in Nigeria if requested by the Team Leader
  • Upholds COOPI’s mission and Charter of Values;
  • Follows and enforces all COOPI codes of conduct and policies (globally and in-country);
  • Participate in the field work of the nutrition survey (impact assessment)
  • Perform any other action related with the position needed to achieve the objectives of the projects and of COOPI Nigeria if requested by his/her supervisor.

Profile of the Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)
Minimum Requirements:

  • Diploma in Education or other relevant field
  • Prior experience (at least 1 year) working in complex emergency context as Case worker
  • Fluency in English
  • Good communicator, strong listening capacity, open minded, proactive and creative
  • Respectful and inclusive of individual and cultural differences
  • Significant experience involving work engaging people in and from community settings
  • Knowledge of and adherence to COOPI Code of Conduct
  • Knowledge of the local language (Hausa and Kanuri)

Preferred:

  • Good knowledge of the intervention area/s and local contex

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s (max 3 pages), Cover Letter (max 1 page), Minimum three qualified reference contacts to: hr.nigeria@coopi.org  Specifying in the e-mail subject the job title also specifying the LGA of preference.

Note

  • Applications inclusive of CV (max 3 pages) and Cover Letter (max 1 page)
  • Any late application or incomplete submission will not be considered and thus will be disregarded immediately.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline  15th November, 2017.

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