Deadline for applications: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Location: Tyre
Working area: Tyre
Job Description

Child Safeguarding Policy:

-     Commit to respect the Tdh Child safeguarding Policy and principles of child protection.

-     Commit to ensure the best implementation possible of the Tdh Child Safeguarding Policy in Lebanon.

-     Commit to inform supervisors and to deal with any cases, allegations, or possibility of transgression, even potential, of the Tdh Child Protection Policy.


Main duties and responsibilities:


-       Promotes, facilitates and encourages the achievement of the action planning objectives.

-       Ensures that Tdh’s project actions or activities are non biased, neutral and inclusive of all actors present in the Palestinian and Syrian refugee context and the Lebanese context.

-       Works directly in the field with children, families and stakeholders of the project locations he/she is allocated to.

-       Is a Tdh focal point in the community and represents the organization.

-       Facilitates, collects and reports information regarding the overall situation of the children and their families in the community, with specific attention paid to the project targeted children.

-       Identifies, networks and connects child protection resources to the child, community and community structures

-       Supports and assists in the network mapping of resources specific to the locations he/she operates in.

-       Shares child protection resources and information both within the Tdh staff structure and the community he/she operates in.

-       Promotes and ensures the principles of child protection and child participation are respected within the Tdh project and with identified child protection resources.

-       Informs his/her direct supervisor about any difficulty met in Tdh activities implementation.

-       Ensures a strict adherence to Tdh Child Protection Policy at all times, including respect for confidentiality and child centered approach, acts in the best interests of the child.


Specific duties and responsibilities:


Child Protection Resources:

-       Identifies, liaises, promotes and when necessary identify and propose training needs to child protection resources with a view to strengthening their capacity to respond to child protection needs.

-       Assists in the coordination and delivery of community child protection awareness raising events as determined by project objectives.

-       Use the referral pathway tool, clearly identifying both formal and informal child protection resources.


Recreational activities:

-       Acts in the best interest of the child.

-       Assumes primary recreational activities responsibility to project targeted children.

-       Conducts home based and neighborhood based recreational activities with targeted children and their families.

-       Organizes and plans for recreational joint events, gathering children and adults from various communities.

-       Supervises the recreational activities conducted by other NGOs supported by Tdh.

-       Ensures a proper recording of number of children, adults participating, and activities delivered.

-       Monitors the impact of the activities on children (outputs & outcomes)

-       Promotes, ensures and establishes the child as a central actor in the activities thus promoting child participation and gender balance.


Relief distribution:

-       Supports if needed the social workers in their distribution activities.



-       Ensures data is collected and collated to prove the achievement of project objectives.

-       Assists in the design, maintain and use data collection systems and punctual reporting to enable measurable results to prove the achievement of project objectives.

-       Provides reports as required and directed by the Project Manager.


Non-Violent Communication:

-       Adhere to the principles of the NVC process while in communication with all project actors, including colleagues.

-       Ensure that conflict is addressed with the principles and process of NVC with all project actors and colleagues.

-       Support and assume responsibility, if necessary, for conflict transformation activities and actions.

-       Assist the Tdh T&D department regarding identification, referral and intervention in child protection related conflict events, mediation, training and coaching of resources when needed.


Project Neutrality:

-       Ensures that Tdh’s project actions or activities are non biased, neutral and inclusive of all actors present in the Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese context.

-       Reports any breach of neutrality, even if perceived but not true, to the Project Manager.

-       Promotes and ensures that all actors, regardless of political or non-political affiliations, are aware of Tdh’s project’s neutrality and activities with all actors in the context.

Experience required: Education degree: Technical Degree Field of education: Social Sciences, Animation or other relevant education and experience
Arabic: Fluent English: Good French:
Period: Until December 31st, 2017.
Salary: according to Tdh salary scale.
Submission guidelines: Please send your CV and cover letter to by July 9, 2017 with subject title Animator. Application without subject title will be automatically dismissed. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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