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Mother Helpers: SOS Children’s Villages Association of Zimbabwe

Mother Helpers: SOS Children’s Villages Association of Zimbabwe

SOS Children’s Villages Association of Zimbabwe is a member of SOS International – a worldwide children’s social welfare organisation, providing vulnerable children without homes with a family and educational opportunities as well strengthening families to reduce poverty

SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe has established Community Outreach Programmes near its three Villages around the country. The Programme aims to assist and support children in difficult circumstances, in particular, families headed by a child, a grandparent or by a single parent who is terminally ill. The Organisation works as a development partner with communities and local authorities.

We seek mature and professional Individuals with a passion for children rights and able to look after children who have no parental care or are at risk of losing parental care. Successful candidates will work in our family homes in Bulawayo.

Job Responsibilities, Duties and Tasks
Supporting Mothers in nurturing and grooming children; Assisting Mothers in teaching children household chores and ensuring that the house is maintained in a clean, friendly and healthy environment; Giving psychosocial support to the children in the homes; Participating in the care and general wellbeing of the children in the home; Assisting with children’s homework and extra tuition programmes; Assisting in managing household incomes & expenses; Engaging the children in extra mural activities to support their growth and development; Support the Mothers in updating and maintaining of Children’s Development Plans and Diaries

The Ideal Candidate should have
Five ‘O’ Levels including English Language; Certificate in Systemic Counselling/Social Work is a requirement; Diploma in Child Safeguarding ,protection and care will be a definite advantage; Fluent in English and at least one local language; Prospective candidates should strictly between 35 years to 45 years; Should have experience in working with children from various backgrounds and difficult circumstances; Be a very good communicator who can effectively communicate with children and young Adults; A good team player.

To apply
Detailed curriculum vitae should be submitted to: [email protected] Female prospective candidates are encouraged to apply.

“Every child belongs to a family and grows with love, respect and security”

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