Job Opportunity at World Vision, Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Nutrition)

Job Opportunity at World Vision, Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Nutrition)

Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Nutrition)

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

Planning, Implementation and reporting of planned activities: 30%

  • 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.
  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories on monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annually.
  • Provide technical support to the frontline health and nutrition staff including community health workers (CHWs), health facility staff and volunteers to increase their knowledge and skills on Maternal, Newborn, Child Health and Nutrition(MNCHN).
  • Ensure social behavior change communication strategies and interventions are developed and implemented to address barriers to the adoption of improved nutrition practices among parents, care givers and lactating women.
  • Collaborate with regional and district health teams to ensure Healthcare workers are trained on context-appropriate basic nutrition and nutrition-sensitive services including referral and counter-referral and conduct outreach services
  • Work with the regional/district coordinator and the project manager to plan and coordinate interventions to strengthen Health systems in the district including on supply chain management, Health Management Information System (HMIS) planning and budgeting etc.
  • In collaboration with Council Health Management Team (CHMTs) and health facility staff, provide coaching and mentorship to community health workers, volunteers and nutrition support groups on MNCHN and nutrition.
  • Regularly work with CHMTs during supportive supervision to provide coaching and mentorship to health facility staff on MNCH and nutrition.
  • Works with other project implementing partners to ensure locally appropriate bio-fortified crops are identified and production scaled up in the area programme.

Sponsorship & Program Facilitator (Nutrition) Vacancy at World Vision

End Results

The issues related to mothers health and child malnutrition are well addressed.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting: 10%

  • Work together with District coordinator in gathering, reporting and analyzing performance data for impact and sustainability of project implementation in a programme area.
  • Support all monitoring, evaluation and research tasks and deliverables for the project and ensure that all required reports and documentation are submitted timely
  • Ensure timely preparation and submission of monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual progress reports on the status of project implementation.
  • Ensure timely communication with the supervisor and other relevant partners to the project thereby maintaining strong relationships at the district.

End Results

Actively participating in program monitoring, evaluation and reporting (presence of reports)

Management of sponsorship performance: 15%

  • Monitoring of Registered Children (RC) in line with partnership standards.
  • Ensure RC records and files are 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

All sponsorship standards are well maintained

Monitoring of Registered Children: 15%

  • Support development of integrated monitoring plan in assigned area with ADP stakeholders
  • Analyze the HOPE Horizon management report and follow up on critical RCs findings by using case management tool
  • Analyze Child well-being (CWB) RC visits and Service Operation Indicator (SOI) reports from HOPE Horizon and share them with AP 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

All sponsorship standards are well maintained

Child Protection and Wellbeing: 15%

  • 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 on 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

All sponsorship standards are well maintained

Financial and non-financial resource management: 10%

  • Ensure program assets, materials and financial resources are well managed to ensure Stewardship and accountability.

End Results

Stewardship be practiced by a candidate

Core values: 5%

  • Live the Core Values to ensure WV image and culture is well presented in the communities.

End Results

World vision core values be lived and maintained

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Home economics and human nutrition, Bachelor degree in public health, Community development or any other related field.
  • Experience: A minimum of 2 years working experience in Health, and/or Nutrition projects at community level.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local and national level.
  • Significant experience of working with government officials, community groups and communities
  • Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences. Attend and participate in the leadership of daily devotions.
  • Ability to take initiatives, team player who is able to work with minimum supervision
  • Familiar with current Advocacy issues around MNCHN.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Good computer skills in MS office (Excel, word, PowerPoint etc)

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • Work environment: Willing to work and travel in rural areas and be based at Kasanda AP – Kakonko DC with frequent visits to the field.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Physical Requirements

  • Should have certificates of his or her professionalism and experience.
  • Ladies are highly encouraged to apply

Language Requirements

Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Area Program Ministry Facilitator

Reason for contact

For any needed information regarding the candidate

Frequency of contact

Any time

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Cluster Manager

Reason for contact

For any needed information regarding the candidate

Frequency of contact

Any time

DECISION MAKING

In the consultation of a supervisor can make decisions especially related to IWASHHN TP

CORE COMPETENCIES

☒ Deliver Results

☒ Be Accountable

☒ Embrace Change

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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