SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe – Vacancies

National Gender Officer: SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe
Deadline: 17 August 2016

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 as strengthening families to reduce poverty.

SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe has established Community Outreach Programmes 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. The Organisation works as a development partner with communities and the local authorities and seeks to address gender issues in these situations.

Job responsibilities, duties and tasks
Design and implement a gender needs assessments throughout the organisation and among key implementing partners and communities; Facilitate capacity building in the areas identified; Strengthen the capacity of SOS and its implementing partners to implement programme and organisational interventions in a gender sensitive manner; In collaboration with M and E design tools and facilitate trainings to enable SOS to conduct their own routine monitoring and evaluation of programs with strong gender sensitivity; Ensure Gender mainstreaming in all SOS programs; Coordinate implementation of all programs and activities as outlined in the GRIEG Gender Challenge project; Prepare and submit project reports as required by the SOS Children’s Villages and the funding partner; A commitment to abide by SOS policies (Child Protection Policy, Gender Equality Policy etc.)

The ideal candidate should have
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences/Developmental Studies with a strong bias in Gender Studies or a Degree in Gender; Ability to work with communities at grass root levels; Possess facilitation and negotiation skills; Strong report writing skills; Demonstrate an ability to work with children, men and women; Strong analytical skills and a good team player; Clear understanding of Gender programming; A sound understanding of Gender Advocacy initiatives in Zimbabwe.

Experience
At least two years’ experience in Gender programming, developmental work and entrepreneurship with strong capacity building skills

To apply
Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line of your email. And send detailed curriculum vitae to: Resourcing.SOS [at] sos-zimbabwe [dot] org

Both Males and Females are encouraged to apply.

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

 


 

Field Officer: SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe
Deadline: 17 August 2016

Location: Bindura

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 as strengthening families to reduce poverty.

SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe has established Community Outreach Programmes 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. The Organisation works as a development partner with communities and the local authorities and seeks to address gender issues in these situations.

Job responsibilities, duties and tasks
Identification and enrollment of programme beneficiaries who meet the criteria; Ensure delivery of project materials and benefits to intended beneficiaries; Develop and support community structures to care and protect children; Carry out programme activities according to set systems of internal control; Document programme processes and activities as per set guidelines; Provide holistic support to the families according to set organisational framework; Knowledgeable about organic farming and environmental protection; Conduct grief handling and life skills development programmes for children; Conduct parenting skills programme for adult beneficiaries, conscientise beneficiaries and community on children’s rights issues; Establish and maintain a good working relationship with stakeholders, partners and beneficiary families; Provide support to community volunteers.

The Ideal Candidate should have
Social work / Sociology /Community Health/Development Degree; Demonstrable commitment to working with children and youth & knowledge in child rights; Proven strong communication, documentation and networking skills; Project planning and management skills; Monitoring and Evaluation skills; Holder of clean Class Four Drivers Licence; Fluent in English and at least one local language

Experience
A minimum of three years’ experience in implementing community development or OVC Support programmes; Experience in psychosocial support, education, sport and income generation projects is an added advantage; Experience in running HIV\AIDS related community development projects desirable

To apply
Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line of your email. And send detailed curriculum vitae to: Resourcing.SOS [at] sos-zimbabwe [dot] org

Both Males and Females are encouraged to apply.

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

 


 

HR & Administration Assistant: SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe
Deadline: 17 August 2016

Location: Bindura

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 as strengthening families to reduce poverty.

SOS Children’s Villages Zimbabwe has established Community Outreach Programmes 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. The Organisation works as a development partner with communities and the local authorities and seeks to address gender issues in these situations.

Job responsibilities, duties and tasks
Support Recruitment and selection of co-workers at location level; Maintaining co-worker personnel files and Records Management; Employee Relations/Labour Relations at location level; Receiving donations and money and receipting them accordingly; Disbursing petty cash and maintaining the petty cash register; Updating the database; Keeping stationery and maintaining a stationery register; Manning the reception & organizing meetings; Typing correspondence and reports for the office; Receiving supplies and manage the stock room (confirming quantities); Ensuring a hygienic and clean environment at the Office; Demonstrate that he/she is passionate and knowledgeable about the issues affecting vulnerable children

Qualifications and experience
At least a University Degree in Human Resources Management, Administration and Psychology; Diploma in Labour Relations/Human Resources Management will be a definite advantage; Knowledge of basic accounting

To apply
Please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line of your email. And send detailed curriculum vitae to: Resourcing.SOS [at] sos-zimbabwe [dot] org

Both Males and Females are encouraged to apply.

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