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Social Service Worker – Common Vision for Development Association

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Social Service Worker – Common Vision for Development Association, October 19 2022
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Organization: Common Vision for Development Association

Position: Social Service Worker

Deadline: 10.24.2022

Employment: Full time

Salary: As per the scale of the organization
Location: Addis Ababa
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Job Description:

DISTINCT FUTURE OF CVDA

 

CVDA has been re-registered and licensed by the Ethiopian Ministry of Justice, Charities and Societies Agency, on November 30, 2009 as an Ethiopian Residents charity in accordance with the Charities and Societies proclamation No. 621/2009 with registration No. 0588. As per 1113/2019 proclamation also re-registered on July 30, 2019.

CVDA has permission to work at the national level however so far operates marginal parts of Benshangule Gumuz Region,  Sidama region (Hawassa, Boricha, Dara, Dara Olticho, Bilate zuria, Derara, Hawassa Zuriya, Yirgalem, , Yergachefe, Aletawondo, Wondo Genet, Chuko & Boricha )  SNNPR Gedio zone ( Dilla, Bule, and Gedeb)  Gurage zone( Gumer and Cheha)  Silite zone (MirabAzernet & Alicho)    Oromia Region West Showa Zone(Muger), Borena Zone (Hageremaireyam, Yabello & Moyale), Guji Zone( Adola, Shakiso & Borena Negele), West Arsi Zone (Shashemene, Arsi Negele, Adaba, Nensebo, Kokosa, Shala, Siraro, and Kore woredas) Afar Region;  Zone 5; Delifage, Dewe, Telalek, Hadele Ele and Sumu Robi  Zone 3; Gewane and Gelalo  and City Government of Addis Ababa; Gulele and Kolfe Keraniyo sub city.

It is member of Consortium of Reproductive Health Association (CORHA), Union of Ethiopian Women Charitable Association (UEWCA), Ethiopian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative/EEITI/, Ethiopia Civil Society Coalition for Scaling up Nutrition/ECSC-SUN/ and Afar Region Health Partner Forum.

The following are CVDA’s vision, mission, goals, principles and values:

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Vision

CVDA’s vision is to see where poverty is alleviated sustainably with favorable living environment in Ethiopia.

Mission

CVDA’s mission is to work with & for the poor community with priority attention for children and women towards alleviating socio-economic problem, food insecurity, reducing unemployment, enhancing productivity, promoting health care, quality education & environment conservation at  various level for sustainable development.

Goal

To contribute to the endeavors of poverty alleviation through its integrated community based development program in different regions of the country.

 

Principles and values

  • Integrity: Upholding the principles of honesty, responsibility, setting good example and maintaining the highest ethical standard possible,
  • Courage of conviction: This is a basis of our pledge to fight against poverty and hunger. Therefore, CVDA’s shall always take side with the poorest and disadvantaged groups and help them bring about positive changes in their life.
  • Accountability: This espouses CVDA’s ongoing commitment to account for its actions and to respond periodically to questions concerning its activities or answerability to those who will be affected by our decisions or actions.
  • Transparency: This requires CVDA to take decisions and implement them in a manner that follows rules and regulations. Moreover, we shall provide our key stakeholders with reliable, relevant and timely information on matters that concern them.
  • Impartiality and equity: This implies providing equal opportunity to all.

Principles

  • Believe in the view that results can be achieved if the process is sound and suitable.
  • Be frank, transparent, and trust-worthy and build and develop team spirit within the organization and with partners.

PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

1, Reproductive and Primary Health Program

2. Water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Program

3. Food Security, Livelihood Diversification and Natural Resource Conservation Program

4, Education Program

5, Emergency and Relief Program

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Key ACCOMPLISHMENTS

CVDA has successfully implemented different food security, environmental conservation, income generating and HIV/AIDS project in collaboration with different stakeholders.  On environment conservation activity;  highly degraded land rehabilitated through soil and water conservation measure, area enclosure, vetiver grass and indigenous tree plantation, gabion established, stone and soil bund established, conservation agriculture  introduced, biogas   technology introduced and established, fuel wood saving stove established at HH level, spring water developed, washing stand,   shower established.

Food security and Income of target group improved through beekeeping, poultry farm, fruit tree plantation/ apple, mango and orange plantation/, vegetable garden, false banana plantation, vetiver grass bank. Other group established group and individual business such as hair dressing, tea room, sugar and edible oil distribution, dairy farm, stone production, shower room   and etc. On HIV prevention, care and support program target group and large community awareness raised on HIV prevention and living with HIV,  counseling service, economic strengthen and improving balance diet intake, engaging in income generating activities, access for clinical service through referral linkage.

Food security and Income of target group improved through beekeeping, poultry farm, fruit tree plantation/ apple, mango and orange plantation/, vegetable garden, false banana plantation, vetiver grass bank. Other group established group and individual business such as hair dressing, tea room, sugar and edible oil distribution, dairy farm, stone production, shower room   and etc. On HIV prevention, care and support program target group and large community awareness raised on HIV prevention and living with HIV,  counseling service, economic strengthen and improving balance diet intake, engaging in income generating activities, access for clinical service through referral linkage.

 

Over all over 70 projects were implemented in different region and woredas since its establishment. In 2022 it has involved about 2100 volunteers and it has 120 full time staffs.

Common Vision for Development Association (CVDA) is want to fill the vacanct position which impement with WFP and also PSI Ethiopia.

JOB SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the senior OVC Care and Support specialist, the Social Service Worker will be responsible for coordinating, overseeing and supporting case management activities implementation in their catchment woreda. She/he is responsible to work closely with Community Care Coalition(CCC) to prioritize and select the most vulnerable households. She/he is responsible to support caseworkers to implement the comprehensive OVC services for the beneficiaries enrolled in the program. She/he will mentor and supervises caseworkers based on their level of experience and workloads. She/he is responsible to document properly and report the performance to immediate supervisor. She/he is responsible to organize weekly meeting with case workers/volunteers on regular bases and document the discussion minute. The Social Service Workers are responsible to facilitate the training of primary prevention activities (Sinovuyo, Coaching boys into men and IMpower) for 14-19 years old adolescence girls and boys and the caregivers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Coordinating, overseeing and supporting case management activities in their respective Woreda.
  • Work closely with community care coalition (CCC/CCs) to prioritize and select the most vulnerable households and to mobilize resources.
  • Mentor and Support the case workers in selecting households, assessing their needs, and developing a care plan with the family.
  • Support Case Workers (CWs) during individual and group follow-up meetings with families.
  • Mentor and supervise case workers depending on the CW’s level of experience and the level of risk of families in the CW’s caseload.
  • Actively involved in cases where children/families are at very high risk and the CW is not very experienced.
  • Reviewing and compiling the information submitted by CWs and submitting it to the supervisor and organization.
  • Compiling case worker reports and entering data in to commcare.
  • Support OVCs and families to achieve health, schooling, stability and safety goals, education, psychosocial support, child protection, legal support, nutrition, economic security services within the case plan achievement benchmarks.
  • Ensure OVC beneficiaries are identified and selected in a participatory manner with full acknowledgement of the woreda administration, the Community Core Coalition and other responsible stakeholders in the Woreda.
  • Responsible to ensure the OVCs and caregivers’ ratio as per the standard and target plan
  • Register the target of 9-14 years old adolescent girls and boys for prevention training on single registration form and commcare.
  • Fully understand the program for Parents/caregivers’ philosophy, methodology, curriculum and collaborative approaches.
  • Facilitate community OTZ program.
  • conduct home visits for families that miss sessions and provide continued support to families requiring additional support and maintain attendance record for group session
  • Recruit and maintain group participants for prevention training.
  • Conduct pre and post home visits to undertake relevant assessments required by the programme.
  • Preparation of group session meetings ensuring venue, instructional materials and any additional logistics are in order.
  • Provide a mechanism for referrals and additional support from other social services.
  • Assure fidelity and quality of program delivery
  • Submit program and training reports and enter to commcare and updates to OVC Care and Support Specialist and CVDA  program team regularly.
  •  Performs other duties as assigned by the immediate supervisor

Reports to: OVC care & support specialist

Location: Addis Ababa

Required Number: 8

 

Duration of employment: from the date of commencement up to July 30,2023 with high possibility of extension based on performance and availability of fund.

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Job Requirements:

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Required education and experiences
  • First degree or Diploma in health, social work, sociology, social anthropologist, psychology, gender and related social field studies
  • A minimum of (4 years for Diploma and 2 years for degree holder) (preferably in NGO) with similar position.
  • Previous experience working with community members e.g., voluntary, faith-based organization, local government structures, school, community groups on gender-based violence, parenting, HIV/AIDS
  • Familiarity with community dynamics of culture, social arrangement and any other related dynamics;
  • Desirable personality, willingness, and ability to work with vulnerable communities and populations without judging them;
  • Basic skill in English (can read and write English).
  •  Ability to Coordinate and Support volunteers working in the community

Other skills

  • A person who can work with children and caregivers.
  • Familiarity with, sexual violence, gender-based violence and its origins
  • Comfortable leading or facilitating group learning
  • Critical Thinking – Able to observe and synthesize the pros and cons of a situation and use learning to implement a best course of action
  •  Effective Communicator – Excellent interpersonal and Communication skills
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How to Apply

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Applicants should submit only application letter and CV through email: [email protected] , CC[email protected],    [email protected][email protected]. and Write on subject of the email; position & also attach summary sheet until October   24 ,2022.

You can deliver in had or submit through email.

 

Registration place: submit summary of your profile as per format below,

Summary_Sheet_Of_Application

copy of application letter, C.V stating 3 work related reference & minimum salary expectation and other confidential: Head office;   Bekele Eshte Tower, which is along Torhailoch Total road 5th floor, Room No.504  For further information contact 0113691051

N.B Applicants should complete summary table listed below and should clearly state minimum salary expectation even the organization has its own salary scale. Also applicants applied for woreda level SA officer should mention for which woreda they are applying specifically. Applicants who did not comply this instruction will not considered for further selection

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