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  • Posted: Aug 2, 2022
    Deadline: Aug 17, 2022
  • In 2008, they launched RefuSHE, then Heshima Kenya, in that vision. Anne & Talyn founded RefuSHE as an innovative solution within the global refugee crisis - an organization built on the principle that every young woman deserves opportunity.
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    Child Protection Training Officer

    The Child Protection (CP) Training Officer would be responsible for all capacity building trainings related to child protection. S/he should be an experienced technical expert in child protection and be comfortable leading trainings to community-based organizations and other community level structures on this topic. S/he should have ample experience leading capacity building trainings, developing curriculum, and working on training-focused programming.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Lead all program training activities to community-based structures related to child protection
    • Develop high quality training curriculum on child protection
    • Participate in and/or lead community events that create awareness of or address child protection
    • Lead the capacity building assessment for community-based structures as it relates to child protection understanding, knowledge, and gaps
    • Coordinate across teams and organizations to develop and implement child protection training schedule
    • Provide technical assistance as new gaps in child protection emerge among community-based structures
    • Participate in periodic, multi-disciplinary program reviews to identify challenges, opportunities, and needs of the program as it relates to child protection training and knowledge sharing
    • Review the child protection policy and procedures to ensure it is relevant, current, and fit for purpose.
    • Keep abreast of developments in the field of child protection.
    • Raise awareness of code of conduct when dealing with children.
    • Any other lawful duties as assigned by your supervisor.

    Qualifications and Competencies

    • Bachelor’s degree in social work, community development or other relevant field from a recognized and reputable institution is required
    • At least 3- 5 years of direct experience in child protection
    • Demonstrated and significant experience in capacity building and/or training at the community level
    • Must have experience developing training curriculum and manuals
    • Demonstrated experience working across teams, departments, and organizations to schedule and implement activities
    • Comfortable and experienced working in fast-paced environments with tight timelines and little room for error
    • Proficient in program data collection
    • Experience working with highly vulnerable populations in required; experience working with refugees, conflict and post-conflict communities is an added advantage.
    • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic environment.
    • Strong writing abilities for training manuals
    • Detail oriented, high energy, and strongly self-driven
    • Commitment to RK’s safeguarding and other policies on child protection.

    Method of Application

    Qualified and interested applicants are advised to send their applications that should include a cover letter and CV to [email protected] by 17th Aug 2022 close of business. Applicants must quote the position title ‘M&E Officer’ in the email subject. Copies of credentials and other relevant certificates will not be required at this early stage of application but in the next steps.

    Applications should be addressed to:

    HR & Administration Manager
    P.O. Box 63192-00619, Nairobi

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