Psychosocial Animator at COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale

COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale, is a humanitarian, non-confessional and independent organization founded in 1965 in Milan, Italy. For more than 50 years we have been dedicated to breaking the cycle of poverty and to supporting populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters in their path to recovery and sustainable development, by making use of the professionalism of local and international operators, and through our partnerships with public and private bodies and civil society organizations.We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:Job Title: Psychosocial AnimatorLocation: BornoBackgroundCOOPI started its operations in North-East Nigeria in July 2014 to carry out a rapid evaluation of the most relevant constraints suffered by the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) displaced by the food crisis and the Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad Basin.COOPI’s aim is to support the most basic and pressing needs of communities affected by the violence. Despite the challenges presented by the security situation and the remoteness of the area, COOPI is providing a multi-sectoral emergency response to the victims of Boko Haram focused on food security, nutrition, protection and education.Scope of the VacancyThe Psychosocial Animator will be responsible for the implementation of the education and PSS activities in the urban area of Maiduguri.Main Duties / ResponsibilitiesUnder the direct supervision of the Project Manager, he/she:Identify capacity building needs and gaps in CP and PSS support within the IDPs camps.Implement PSS activities in the IDPs camps, primary schools, Child Friendly Spaces, Youth ClubsCarry out awareness sessions on child rights in the IDPs camps, primary schools, Child Friendly Spaces, Youth ClubsFacilitate peer and groups supportConduct life skills trainingConduct parent-child communicationPut in place non-formal education activities with children according to the working planOrganizes recreational activities and community events to promote access to education and child’s rights Candidate (Education, Training, Competences, Skills)

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