12 Jan 2018

Fixed-term Child Protection Coordinator

Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) – Posted by volunteer@vsa.org.nzHoniara, Capital Territory, Solomon Islands

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Job Description

About volunteering with VSA

VSA is New Zealand’s largest and most experienced volunteering agency working in international development.

We cover living allowances, accommodation and utilities. Travel, visas, insurance and medical costs are organised and funded by VSA.

Volunteers must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.

If current VSA assignments don’t suit your skills and experience you can register your interest with us and we’ll let you know when something in your field is available.

About this assignment:

Work alongside World Vision Solomon Islands to implement their “It Takes a World (iTaW) Campaign.”

In this hands-on role, you will help design activities and education materials to support the iTaW Campaign, which aims to protect children from physical and sexual violence in the home. Part of this work will involve monitoring and reporting on campaign progress, as well as engagement with government and regional bodies to improve the implementation and enforcement of laws and policies to prevent violence against children. Through on-the-job training, you will help to build the capacity of World Vision staff, including developing child protection guidelines.

This assignment offers a rewarding opportunity to support healthy communities through protection and prevention of violence against children.

This is a 2-year assignment based in Honiara.

We are looking for a volunteer with:

  • Experience developing and/or implementing activities to increase awareness on the rights of children
  • Experience supporting/working with organisations on monitoring, reporting and response with respect to child protection
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Excellent facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to mentor one-on-one

How to Apply

To see full assignment details and to apply, please submit an application through our online portal here.

Job Categories: Community Development. Job Types: Fixed-term. Job expires in 22 days.

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