Child Protection Training Officer at RefuSHE


Child Protection Training Officer


The Child Protection (CP) Training Officer would be responsible for all capacity building trainings related to child protection. S/he should be an experienced technical expert in child protection and be comfortable leading trainings to community-based organizations and other community level structures on this topic. S/he should have ample experience leading capacity building trainings, developing curriculum, and working on training-focused programming.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead all program training activities to community-based structures related to child protection
  • Develop high quality training curriculum on child protection
  • Participate in and/or lead community events that create awareness of or address child protection
  • Lead the capacity building assessment for community-based structures as it relates to child protection understanding, knowledge, and gaps
  • Coordinate across teams and organizations to develop and implement child protection training schedule
  • Provide technical assistance as new gaps in child protection emerge among community-based structures
  • Participate in periodic, multi-disciplinary program reviews to identify challenges, opportunities, and needs of the program as it relates to child protection training and knowledge sharing
  • Review the child protection policy and procedures to ensure it is relevant, current, and fit for purpose.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the field of child protection.
  • Raise awareness of code of conduct when dealing with children.
  • Any other lawful duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, community development or other relevant field from a recognized and reputable institution is required
  • At least 3- 5 years of direct experience in child protection
  • Demonstrated and significant experience in capacity building and/or training at the community level
  • Must have experience developing training curriculum and manuals
  • Demonstrated experience working across teams, departments, and organizations to schedule and implement activities
  • Comfortable and experienced working in fast-paced environments with tight timelines and little room for error
  • Proficient in program data collection
  • Experience working with highly vulnerable populations in required; experience working with refugees, conflict and post-conflict communities is an added advantage.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong writing abilities for training manuals
  • Detail oriented, high energy, and strongly self-driven
  • Commitment to RK’s safeguarding and other policies on child protection.

Method of Application

Qualified and interested applicants are advised to send their applications that should include a cover letter and CV to by 17th Aug 2022 close of business. Applicants must quote the position title ‘M&E Officer’ in the email subject. Copies of credentials and other relevant certificates will not be required at this early stage of application but in the next steps.

Applications should be addressed to:

HR & Administration Manager
P.O. Box 63192-00619, Nairobi


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