Female Friendly Space Facilitator

Υποβολή μέχρι: 17/02/2019
Τοποθεσία: Katerini, Serres, Drama, Kavala, Oinofyta, Thiva, Ritsona, Thermopyles

Position: SN Female Friendly Space Facilitator

Locations: Katerini, Serres, Drama, Kavala, Oinofyta, Thiva, Ritsona, Thermopyles

Starting Date: ASAP

Status: Full Time

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 3 The job holder will have regular contact with children

Position Summary:

The Female Friendly Space Facilitator acts as the coordinator of the space for women and girls. She facilitates access and ensures overall smooth functioning of the space; she conducts tailored psychosocial activities, identifies protection needs and works with other team members in providing support (including counseling and referrals); she encourages the participation of women and girls in group and individual activities (including awareness-raising on SGBV issues, among other themes, and skills-building sessions), so as to facilitate their overall integration and wellbeing in Greece.

Position within the Organization:

Hierarchical Responsible: Team Leader

Responsibilities

  • Maintains a comfortable and safe environment where women and girls can participate in psychosocial activities and receive appropriate support, while also including toddlers with their mothers in the services provided
  • Prepares and implements structured activities for women, girls and mother-child, including the design of weekly schedules and timetables, through a participatory approach, tailored to their needs, skills and cultural diversities
  • Identifies protection and other support needs and refers them to respective colleagues or/and other service providers
  • In coordination with the team’s social scientists, assists in case management and provision of psychosocial support to vulnerable women and girls
  • Carries out awareness raising sessions focusing on gender issues/GBV, Health/Hygiene, Nutrition, Livelihoods, Skills-building etc. Other group activities may include informal trainings, counselling, discussions, information-sharing, art therapy, playtime etc.
  • Carries out community mobilization around the FFS by disseminating clear messages on its role and objectives
  • Liaises with other service providers onsite and follows referral pathways, upon consent of the beneficiaries
  • Keeps accurate attendance records and reports in a timely manner, following respective deadlines and procedures
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, pending on setting.

Required qualifications and skills

Essential

  • University Degree in Social Sciences or Humanities or Political Sciences
  • Due to the requirements of the position, female candidates are preferred
  • Minimum one-year professional experience in implementing activities for women and girls
  • Good understanding of human rights, gender equality, child-marriage, sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in regular and emergency situations
  • Experience in community mobilization
  • Cross-cultural awareness and flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with women and girls of all ages, background and diversity.
  • Strong team player and able to handle pressure well.
  • Well organized and efficient
  • Fluency in Greek and English required
  • Proficient with MS Outlook, Excel, and Word business software
  • Good report writing skills
  • Adhere to and promote GBV guiding principles
  • Possess empowering imagination!

Desired

  • Experience in case management procedures
  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through previous assignments (volunteer or paid) in women’s groups, or other relevant experience.
  • Field working experience in camps/temporary settlements of refugee/migrant population
  • Engagement in refugee focused projects

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to recruitment@solidaritynow.org mentioning in the subject line of the email subject “SN FFS Facilitator/location for which you are interested to apply”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date: 25th January 2019

Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply