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Date Posted: 19/Apr/2017
Deadline: 24/Apr/2017

The Salvation Army is an integral part of the Christian Church, although distinctive in government and practice. The Army’s doctrine follows the mainstream of Christian belief and its articles of faith emphasise God’s saving purposes. Its objects are ‘the advancement of the Christian religion… of education, the relief of poverty, and other charitable objects beneficial to society or the community of mankind as a whole. 

Community Awareness Recovery (CAR) Field Officer

Akwa Ibom, Edo, Lagos, Rivers

Locations: Gbethromy, Lagos, Edo, River, Akwa Iborn States

Job Summary
The Salvation Army Nigeria is contracted to deliver the Community Awareness and Recovery (CAR) program in 5 Operational locations (Gbethromy, Lagos city - Lagos State, Benin city Edo State, Port Harcourt/Nkoro - River State and Oron - Akwa Iborn States), The project aims to prevent and reduce the impact of modern slavery and trafficking in Nigeria by achieving the following outcomes:

  • Increased awareness of, and changed attitudes and behaviours towards modern slavery and trafficking within local communities. Reduced re-trafficking of and increased quality of life for survivors of modern slavery. Enhanced understanding of modern slavery in-country and best practice responses required to prevent this crime.
  • The Community Awareness Recovery Field Officers are expected among others to keep records and case-files of survivors. Work with the Project Coordinator to finalise the program including policy, procedures and forms.
  • Work with Salvation Army Corps (Pastors) Officers Work with volunteers to deliver plan of changing the community through meetings, dialogue and tools.

Minimum Qualification Standard

  • The Personnel must have obtained University degree in social service and community development or related field and have an understanding of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in community development project related to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.
  • Practicing Christian or willing to work in sympathy with the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Age 25- 35years.

Job Circumstances:

  • Knowledge of participatory community work.
  • Ability to network with NGOs, Police, Government (local and state), private sector and Naptip in the state of operation.
  • Proven ability of community mobilisation and counselling.
  • Ability to write reports and case notes
  • Proven interpersonal skills and ability to build trust and communicate with people from a wide range of backgrounds
  • Occasionally required to travel to Lagos City for training
  • Required to live and work in the same Operational Project location and speak the indigenous language of the people including English language fluently.

 

Community Awareness Recovery (CAR) Project Coordinator

Akwa Ibom, Edo, Lagos, Rivers

Locations: Gbethromy, Lagos, Edo, River, Akwa Iborn States

Job Summary

  • The Salvation Army Nigeria Is contracted to deliver the community Awareness and Recovery (CAR) program in 5 Operational locations (Lagos State Lagos City & Lagos Central, Edo State-’ Benin City, River State Port Harcourt and Akwa Thom State - Oron).
  • The project aims to prevent and reduce the impact of modern slavery and trafficking in Nigeria by achieving the following outcomes:
    • Increased awareness of and changed attitudes and behaviours towards modern slave and trafficking within local communities
    • Reduced re-trafficking of and increased quality of life for survivors of modern slavery
    • Enhanced understanding of modern slavery in-country and best practice responses required to prevent this crime

Key Responsibilities

  • The CAR Project Coordinator is an essential position to delivering an effective and efficient program with lasting impact for both vulnerable communities and survivors of trafficking in Nigeria.
  • In this role the personnel will be responsible for management of the project staff both in the Head office (Lagos) and in the 5 operational locations in Akwa Ibom state, Edo state, Rivers state and Lagos slate; two locations.
  • He/She will also manage budget, administration and implementation of activities, outputs, objectives, Monitoring/Evaluation and Learning processes. Required to travel to project locations around Nigeria for support and monitoring.
  • The personnel will work under the direction of The Salvation Army Women Ministries, Lagos.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • The personnel must have obtained University degree (preferred Masters) in Social Service, Community Development or related field. He/She must have an understanding of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery.
  • At least 2 years post qualification experience in Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery with local or international Organization.
  • Practicing Christian or willing to work in sympathy with the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army.
  • Age 35-’45years

Job Circumstances:

  • He/She must have Knowledge of participatory community work,
  • Proven track record in successful project management
  • Ability to implement the CAR Project in the project locations in Nigeria according to the’ Project plan, budget and reporting framework.
  • Manage the emergency/short-term community accommodation & care program based in Lagos City
  • Design and Manage the Results framework, risk assessment, NIE&L plan and Sustainability plan for the project.
  • Work with the finance department for smooth financial procedures.
  • Require to travel to project sites

Applicants should forward electronically a suitable covering letter with CV’s as a single MS word document to: [email protected]

Note: Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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