Case Workers (Volunteer)

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Case Worker (Volunteer)Job Code: 1900009Z Location: Maiduguri, BornoEmployee Status: ContingentJob PurposeThe Child Protection Case Worker has responsibility to initiate, oversee and support the implementation of child protection strategies and activities at the camp/community level.The CP Case Worker will be responsible for implementing the work of and providing guidance to the Community on Child Protection activities.Key AccountabilitiesRepresent  SCI in the field, with professionalism, honesty and commitmentInterview potential CP cases documenting interview prior to referral to relevant service providers.Implement program objectives, strategies and activities in agreement with local customsIdentify child protection cases for assessments, home visits and follow-upsAssist the Child Protection officer in carrying out interviews with children.Filling in the relevant monitoring tools for the individual cases management of the of UASC  and other vulnerable children accordinglyIdentify  high priority cases requiring referrals and report to CP officer as they arise for necessary referralFacilitate the implementation of a mobilization strategy for community structures and target beneficiariesMobilize community structures as requiredParticipate in training courses and meetings for the community structures and fill the relevant monitoring toolsAttend camp/community level staff and planning meetings monthlyGive information to the beneficiaries on the services provided by SCIFacilitate the setup of Foster parents and referral systems to respond to protection issuesComply with all relevant save the children policies and procedures with respect to child protection, health and safety and other relevant policiesPerform any other duties that will be assigned by the supervisor 

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