Job Vacancy: Phycologists (Community Based) - Deadline Extended
The YWCA of Palestine will be implementing the “Enabled and inclusive community-based MHPSS and GBV services in East Jerusalem and Area C in Ramallah and Tubas” project in partnership with Terre des Hommes Lausanne (TDH). The project aims at strengthening community-based protection mechanisms, by building the capacities of community-based organizations’ service providers and community volunteers to provide qualitative and inclusive Child Protection (CP) Mental Health and Phycological Support (MHPSS) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) responses.
Accordingly, the YWCA of Palestine would like to recruit two Psychologists.
Duty Station: Ramallah (1), Tubas (1)
Duration of Contract: Employment Duration from June the 1st 2022 until March the 31st 2023
Closing Date for Applications: 14 May 2022
The Psychologist will be responsible for:
- Conduct training for the project Coordinators & volunteers on MHPSS
- Conduct training for the project coordinators and volunteers on Psychosocial first aid interventions
- Conduct training for CBOs’ assigned staff related to the project interventions
- Conduct awareness-raising sessions to groups of adults in the targeted communities on MHPSS available services that aim to decrease stigmas
- Provide awareness-raising sessions for persons at risk of GBV and more broadly awareness on women's right
- Provision of Psychosocial Support Sessions (PSS) to children and adolescents
- Conduct structured Mental Health Psychosocial (MHPSS) sessions for children aged (12-18) including children with disability
- Provide structured support group sessions for GBV survivors (mainly women and girls) or at risk of GBV.
- Conduct joint child-parent activities for families including at least children with disabilities.
- Provide specialized individual case management (CM) for children affected by conflict-related violence. The CM processes will be conducted in alignment with national and global standards
- Identify the critical GBV cases during the structured support group and provision of case management for identified GBV survivors, and refer the critical cases to the specialized organization.
- Prepare the intervention plan for the targeted communities
- Develop methodologies for the case management and individual interventions
- Prepare individual case management reports
- Prepare progress reports on the planned interventions
- BA in Psychology, a Master's degree in the same field is a plus
- At least 4 years of experience working with child protection or GBV programming
- Familiarity with the humanitarian context in the targeted localities, especially the national referral system
- Proven experience in working directly with children and families
- Experience in supervising and coaching volunteers
- Knowledge of Interagency Emergency Standard Operational Procedures for Prevention of and Response to Gender-Based Violence and Child Protection is a plus
Interested candidates should apply by sending their CV and a cover letter no later than 30th April 2022 to the email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mention the job title in the subject of the email.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.