Child Protection Officer - Building Back Better (BBB) project - Funded by the LEGO foundation

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If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the link below to upload your resume and cover letter.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Shortlisting of applications will begin immediately and interviews may be held before the closing date.

Right To Play provides equal employment opportunities to employees regardless of their gender, nationality, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation or marital status. We offer a family-friendly environment that allows for flexible work arrangements in order to support staff diversity and ensure a healthy work-life balance.

We are a child-centered organization. Our recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to the safety and protection of children in our programs. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory police record check as a condition of employment.

Should you require any form of accommodation during the recruitment process, kindly contact the People & Culture team by email at [email protected]

To learn more about who we are and what we do, please visit our website at

البريد الالكتروني للشخص المسؤول: 

The Build Back Better (BBB) project, funded by LEGO Foundation, is focused on enhancing, structuring, and elevating the psychosocial support (PSS) component in Right to Play's play-based resources with a particular focus on the Music for Emergencies package; The project as such will also include development relevant PSS ToT packages, small-scale piloting of the resource, FGDs with communities, and implementing proper safeguarding measures.



Job Responsibility #1: Technical Support and Capacity Building  (45% of time):


  • Supports capacity-building initiatives of staff and partner agencies on safe and quality psychosocial interventions to ensure quality Child Protection responses
  • Supports in the adaptation of child protection-related PSS resources including the development of new activities/games if needed
  • Trains RTP staff to train CBO partners and service providers on basic, focused, non-specialized psychosocial support interventions through play.
  • Coordinates and facilitates Child Safeguarding and Protection training activities in the Project.
  • Considers all aspects of government Child Protection policies and legal guidelines, as well as Minimum Standards for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action.
  • Builds capacity of RTP and partner staff to implement safe RTP play-based Psychosocial Support (PSS) interventions according to standards and guidance for proper Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) prevention and response and child protection.
  • Review internal the Child Protection Service Mapping and coordinate the referral mechanisms to ensure these are in line with existing systems in areas of operation.


Job Responsibility #2: Program Support (25% of Time):

  • Collaborates with the Child Protection Specialist to ensure child protection implementation plans are appropriately designed to meet program outcomes and are aligned with donor proposals and Right To Play’s strategic plan for Child Protection.
  • Ensures appropriate risk assessment is carried out to ensure safe and timely implementation.
  • Stay abreast of child protection issues, policies, research, and best practices and help ensure sustainable and effective approaches and methodologies are pursued in the programs
  • Support the Project Manager in monitoring changes in the CP situation and adjusts project implementation accordingly.
  • Involves children, families, communities, and duty bearers in mappings and studies when possible.
  • Ensures that community-level CP activities implemented during the project are collaborative, community-driven, and sustainable and built on existing local and national structures and capacities.
  • Review and provide technical support to program staff on final report submissions to donors and presentations.
  • Support project staff and partners in maintaining up-to-date service mapping and referral pathway


Job Responsibility #3: Representation and Partnership (15% of Time):

  • Participates in in-country Child Protection & GBV working groups on local and national levels
  • Participates in MHPSS coordination forums to promote coordination among actors
  • Supports in identifying and maintaining organizational strategic partnerships for child protection programming
  • Participates in and facilitates sessions at child protection conferences, networks, coalitions, and Community of Practice on behalf of the RTP team


Job Responsibility #4: Organizational Safeguarding Policies (5% of Time):

  • Seeks and supports all project-specific staff on receiving written informed consent from children, caregivers and guardians before engaging them in program activities, using their images, recordings, or quotes.

 Provides support on participatory mapping of child protection services and using local procedures for responding to abuse. ___________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Responsibility #5: Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning   (5% of Tim)

  • The incumbent will also support the Child Protection Specialist and the MEL officer in analyzing and adapting methodologies to strengthen children’s participation and set up child-friendly feedback mechanisms during the Building Back Better project cycle.
  • Contributes to ensuring data collection processes are taken into account disaggregating  data about children  by sex /gender, age and disability at a minimum
  • Produces at least one CP qualitative case study

Uses learning to adjust programs and inform the design of future CP and PSS interventions ___________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Responsibility #6: Performs other duties as assigned   (5% of Time)


Capacity building/technical support and organizational development


  • University degree in a related field (Psychology, Social sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Child Protection, Child Rights)
  • Child rights and protection courses and/or certificates


  • 3-5 years of experience in a humanitarian or development child-centred organisation focused on child protection and particularly the provision of PSS
  • Experience in training staff
  • Familiarity with international child protection or rights network
  • Expertise in developing PSS (and general CP) related training content)
  • Expertise in facilitating PSS sessions with children, and conducting FGDs



  • Demonstrated working knowledge on analytical tools and principles of Child Protection particularly CP needs assessment across project cycle 
  • Knowledgeable about diversity and inclusion. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple priorities 
  • Ability to articulate the child protection responsive approaches in oral/written communication

Ability to network and advocate for CPTECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Particular Technical knowledge in thematic areas including, play-based psychosocial support (including music, sports, theatre, etc..), child participation, Case management.
  • Understanding of physical and emotional maltreatment risks prevention and reporting techniques


  • Fluency in written and spoken English and local languages. French is required in francophone countries.


  • Knowledge and experience with child protection in Emergencies, including response plans
  • Experience of supporting teams in emergency settings from multiple settings
  • Experience in managing hotline and referrals


You are a highly driven, results-oriented, collaborative, and well-rounded leader with a passion for working with

children and youth. You are an exceptional communicator with excellent networking skills.


The opportunity to work with a passionate, innovative and collaborative team where you have the ability to make things happen. You will gain experience working for a globally recognized organization with a healthy culture premised on our Culture Code (accept everyone, make things happen, display courage, demonstrate care and be playful). In addition, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Target Start Date             July 2024

Contract Duration:          July – November 2024 Fixed/Full-time

منتهية الصلاحية


دليل مدني، شبكة المجتمع المدني، يوفر للمنظمات منصة لنشر الوظائف, وليس مسؤول عن عملية التوظيف. كل منظمة مسجلة على دليل مدني هي مسؤولة بشكل فردي عن منشوراتها وعن عملية التوظيف.

آخر تاريخ التحديث: 
14 مايو, 2024
قطاع(ات) التدخل:
الأطفال والشباب, التعليم, الصحة النفسية, التدريب وبناء القدرات
آخر مهلة للتقديم:
الأربعاء, 29 مايو 2024
نوع العقد:
دوام‬ ‫كامل‬
مدة الوظيفة:
5 months from July to December 2024
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package
نطاق الراتب:
بين 2000 و 2500 (دولار أمريكي)
درجة التعليم:
Master of Design
تفاصيل درجة التعليم:
• University degree in related Field (Psychology, Social sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Child Protection, Child Rights) • Child rights and protection courses and/or certificates
متطلبات الخبرة:
بين 3 سنوات و5 سنوات
اللغة العربية:
اللغة الانكليزية:
اللغة الفرنسية:
  • Lebanon
  • بيروت