Social WorkerFull time Internship/Job @Women For Afghan Women (WAW) posted 7 months ago
About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):
Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination and to represent in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.
She is required to follow this job description and complete her works in the respect of the WAW rules and regulations.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Seek and develop relationships with organizations that protect children, child services and/ or any relevant topics and problems
• Regular visits of female prisons and provide a report on the condition of children in the prison, provide practical suggestions to the WAW- management to align its projects
• Escort children from referring agencies to WAW Children Support Center
• Develop, introduce and implement individual reintegration and follow up the mechanism of the children
• Oversee and compile the educational data to ensure all CSC children participate in the accelerated learning program (checking school records and incorporating results to design/redesign CSC learning programs)
• Establishment of a reward system to motivate children for learning and setting a model for other children
• Development of a quarterly/bi-annual publication to capture and portray children’s academic and extracurricular achievements and promote their writing skills
• Facilitate the participation of current and former beneficiaries 18 or older (15 if boys) attend higher education, participate in a vocational training program, or are employed if the mother has not been released from prison (coordinating with the organizations who work for such purpose)
• Follow up of the children who return home and continue their education (regular checks on their progress)
• Establishing, introducing, and implementing a record system of the children who get through to the universities and employment
• Assist in establishing an outreach mechanism with the Communication and Reporting Unit within HQ in order to increase public awareness regarding the protection and implementation of constitutional rights and civil laws
• Development of individual reintegration and follow up mechanism
• Development of quarter/bi-annual publication to capture children’s academic and extracurricular achievements
• Establishment of children’s academic record system
- BA Social science or Law
- At least 3 years experience
- Working with other NGOs Familiar with different community
- working Ability of Management
- Fluent in Dari / Pashto and the district’s local language.
- Work closely with other staff members to build a professional team
- Meet daily with women’s house supervisor to review work of prior day: highlight problem areas; discuss approaches to resolve conflicts confirm plans for each case.
- Consult with other professionals, organizations, Mullahs, Shuras when required by individual cases.
Interested Afghan applicants should submit their CVs along with a cover letter indicating their interest
and suitability for the position. Please indicate the vacancy number (VA# 964 Social Worker) clearly in the Subject line and send to [email protected]