Job vacancy Center Coordinator

JOB BY
JobsinGhana
59 Okodan St, Blue Gate district, Osu, Accra near Papaye, Accra

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Job Type
Employee
Job Status
Full Time
Announced
08 October, 2019
Job Title

Center Coordinator

Job Location
Kumasi
Job Presentation
Company Profile

Studies over the years have revealed that there are increasing number of children migrating to the Regional Capitals and Accra in search of greener pastures. Most of them end up becoming vulnerable street children who engage in menial work for survival. In other to help address this unfortunate phenomena, there is the need for government and NGOs to focus on interventions that will help prevent the children from ending up on the streets of our Regional and National Capitals.It is in this light that CFC intends opening two new centers in Kumasi and Tamale to help address the issue of increasing rate of children on the streets. The main goal of the centers will be to work with potential street connected children between 6 to 17 years and their families in other to prevent the children from ending up on the streets.


Studies over the years have revealed that there are increasing number of children migrating to the Regional Capitals and Accra in search of greener pastures. Most of them end up becoming vulnerable street children who engage in menial work for survival. In other to help address this unfortunate phenomena, there is the need for government and NGOs to focus on interventions that will help prevent the children from ending up on the streets of our Regional and National Capitals. It is in this light that CFC intends opening two new centers in Kumasi and Tamale to help address the issue of increasing rate of children on the streets. The main goal of the centers will be to work with potential street connected children between 6 to 17 years and their families in other to prevent the children from ending up on the streets.

As the Center Coordinator, you will lead the team at the center to ensure that the goals for which the center was established are reached. You are also expected to assess, counsel and offer advice to clients, coordinate all activities at the center, arranging appropriate care, resources or benefits for clients. You will liaise with relatives, colleagues and other professionals to find appropriate interventions for clients. You will Work with various stakeholders within and outside of the communities to bring appropriate intervention to clients. Ensure the office runs efficiently and effectively to provide general services to children and their families

Requirements
  • In order to thrive in this role, you should bring:
  • Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a social organization
  • Proficient knowledge of general IT systems and applications including MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Excellent organizational skills, friendly and approachable manner
  • High accuracy and quality focused mindset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to engage and liaise effectively with a range of stakeholders to build trusted relationships
  • Ability to prioritize a demanding workload, multi-tasking and to work autonomously
  • Curiosity and willingness to learn and develop
  • Deep knowledge of the phenomenon of street children
  • Cultural sensitivity skills:The ability to work alongside people with different cultural attitudes and behaviors
  • Ability to manage diversity in a socio-cultural context
  • And, a passion for our Mission
  • Ability to reflect
  • Good at building relationship and bonding with children and family
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with other agencies and organizations in the communities to meet the needs of client(Children and their families)
  • Knowledge in basic research
  • Females are encouraged to apply
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Valid Till
6 Nov, 2019


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