Psychosocial Support and Emotional Learning Expert (E-volunteer)
Jobs at:VSO International
Deadline of this Job:
31 December 2020
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa
Date Posted: Thursday, December 17, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
VSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.
In response to COVID-19 impact on wellbeing and mental health of learners, care givers and educators, VSO is supporting government partners to develop and deliver mental health, psychosocial and social wellbeing programmes through radio and other multimedia platforms. Join our team of e-volunteers today and help us respond creatively to this crisis. .
In this role you will work with VSO’s Education Lead in delivering education services in crisis, in particular in providing remote technical support to VSO’s country office staff members and volunteers by bringing in evidence and reflection in designing, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of inclusive education interventions in emergencies. You will be working with a small team of other e- volunteer education experts and the education lead, education research and evaluation experts to respond to the current global crisis in education. You will support our team to design and deliver remote psychosocial support and emotional well being in crisis. You will be promoting social inclusion and gender, child protection and safeguarding, social accountability and resilient education systems to deliver inclusive education services to children affected by crises.
Job Skills: Not Specified
Skills, qualifications and experience
•Degree in a related field with significant experience of working in a range of complex and emergency contexts (e.g. refugee, conflict).
•Significant experience in planning, designing, and implementation of integrated education in emergency programmes and needs assessments.
•Experience in providing technical support and oversights to Education in Emergencies Programmes.
•Experience in developing education in emergency programmes with particular attention to child protection, safeguarding, do no harm and inclusion.
•Oral and written fluency in English, with ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences.
•Ability to commit 40 hours/ a month to work remotely to support VSO’s EiE programmes.
•Excellent coordination and planning skills with experience of working with colleagues from multicultural working environment.
•Practical experience of working in education in emergencies.
Job Education Requirements: Not Specified
Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified
Work Hours: 8
Job application procedure
To apply please click here https://www.vsointernational.org/volunteering/professional/jobs/psychosocial-support-and-emotional-learning-expert-e-volunteer-a0m3z00000d6utkaab