Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Resilience & Livelihood) Job Vacancies at World Vision – 2 Positions

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Iringa

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World Vision International is an evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization.

Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Resilience & Livelihood) Job Vacancies at World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Activity

Implementation and reporting of planned activities: 20%

  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and Seminars.
  • Identify local level partners, support and facilitate the partnership in the implementation of planned activities.
  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities.

End Results

Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories on monthly, quarterly, semiannual and annually.

  • All Planned activities executed within the financial year, as per the budget and output realized
  • Implementations monitored and data in place for report compilation, monthly, quarterly and annually

Activity

Community engagement and advocacy: 25%

  • Sensitize community empowerment through TEAM approach by organizing commercial producer groups (CPG) and formation of commercial villages.
  • Mobilize and facilitate integration of Vision Fund Tanzania (VFT) and Resilience Project Models such as Market Led Agriculture, Local Value Chain Development (LVCD), Standardized Saving Groups (e.g., Village loan saving Association (VSLA) and other Economic development initiatives
  • Innovatively support communities including RC households to participate and benefit from the programme development and make intentional inclusion of RC families in CPG, VSLA, Village Community Bank (VICOBA) and other program economic activities
  • Sensitize community on sponsorship the (RC parents/ guardians, community leaders and other community members) and facilitate participation in the sponsorship management project activities
  • Mobilize and facilitate the active participation of the children and their communities to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation and evaluation of community development initiatives.
  • Build the capacity of children, families, and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.
  • Follow-up on commitments by leaders on improvement of the wellbeing of children.
  • Mobilize communities to participate in annual children care and protection days – such as the Day of African child.

End Results

  • Presence of mobilized groups on S4t and CPGs in operation sustainably
  • More RC parents being member of the above groups, which symbolizes RC families’ participation.

Activity

Management of sponsorship performance: 25%

  • Monitoring of RC in line with partnership standards.
  • RC records and files well managed and stored securely.
  • Support RCs to correspond with sponsors in a timely manner.
  • Facilitate processing of all special mails; Christmas cards, Spontaneous letters, APR, introductory letters within partnership standard.
  • Support children to respond to sponsor correspondences- Sponsor letters and introductory letters.
  • Support management of Support Office Queries, Gift Notifications, mails, and file copies of correspondences in children’s files.
  • Conduct and produce quality periodic mailings Annual Progress Report – (APR) and Christmas Cards.
  • Take quality pictures according to the required standards.
  • Mobilize and support RC families to adequately prepare for and manage sponsor visits.

End Results

  • AP green SOI report, which symbolizes meeting standards in sponsorship businesses
  • Correspondence is done in professional way meeting sponsors’ expectations.

Activity

Monitoring of Registered Children: 10%

  • Support the development of an integrated monitoring plan in assigned area with ADP stakeholder
  • Analyze STEP management report and follow up critical RCs findings by using case management tool
  • Analyze Child well-being (CWB) RC visits and Service Operation Indicator (SOI) reports from STEP and share them with ADP stakeholders
  • Compile monitoring reports for management action.
  • Hold monthly/quarterly meetings with Child Monitors and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.
  • Identify, train volunteers/monitor, partners and train on sponsorship philosophy and partnership standards.
  • Provide quality and accurate information on presence, support and benefit to enable entry in STEP database.

End Results

  • AP green SOI report, which symbolizes meeting standards in sponsorship businesses
  • Correspondence is done in professional way meeting sponsors’ expectations.

Activity

Child Protection and Wellbeing: 10%

  • Monitor the well-being and child abuse cases and report any accordance in line with child protection policy and guidelines.
  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses of child protection.
  • Sensitization of children including all RC on child protection.
  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents, and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identifying child violations.
  • Facilitate spiritual nurture of children.

End Results

  • Community where the AP operates with knowledge of child protection and giving testimony of reduced child abuse.
  • Community and local leaders supportive of fighting child abuse.

Activity

Networking: 10%

  • Facilitate networking relationships and participation with wide stakeholders such as government, church, faith-based organization leaders, and other key partners at a local level such as NGOs, CBOs, IGA Groups
  • Facilitate WVT/VFT integration for profitable agriculture, livestock production, and enterprise development (high-value agriculture crops and livestock breeds).
  • Foster a partnership with a local institution in RC monitoring

End Results

  • Community, partners and community groups work in great collaboration for sustainable development

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum Qualification required: Diploma in Social Science from an accredited College/University in Agric. Economics., Sociology, Community Development, Psychology & related field.
  • Experience:  1 – 2 years in programming

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Preferred: Degree /Advanced Diploma in Agric. Economics, Sociology, Community Development, Psychology & related field.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • High integrity.
  • Partnering and engaging with stakeholders
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Report writing skills
  • Networking and influencing skills.
  • Highly reliable and dependable.
  • Passion for children.
  • Skills in Programming.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors
  • Computer skills
  • Community Facilitation skills
  • Ability to drive a Motorcycle for long hours, and in possession of a Motorcycle driving license

Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Resilience & Livelihood) Job Vacancies at World Vision – 2 Positions

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • Work environment: Few offices work with frequent visits to the field
  • Travel:  02% Domestic travel is required   and on-call: 05%

Physical Requirements

Able to work under pressure, sitting for a long time in the office.

Language Requirements

English and Swahili

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Area Program Ministry Facilitator

Reason for contact

Immediate supervisor

Frequency of contact

Daily

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Cluster sponsorship Officer

Reason for contact

Report and seek support on Sponsorship businesses

Frequency of contact

Weekly

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Cluster Health and Nutrition specialist

Reason for contact

Technical support on matters of Health and nutrition

Frequency of contact

Frequently

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Livelihood specialist

Reason for contact

Technical support on matters of Reselience and Livelihood

Frequency of contact

Frequently

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

AP PFAO/Senior cluster accountant

Reason for contact

Support on Matters of finance and payments

Frequency of contact

Frequently

DECISION MAKING

In his capacity, he can decide on the implementation of activities based on value for money, also in an efficient and effective manner.

CORE COMPETENCIES

☒ Be Safe and Resilient

☒ Deliver Results

☐ Build Relationships

☒ Be Accountable

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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