Cash for Protection Assistant - Beirut
The Cash for protection assistant reports to the CASH for Protection Officer. He /She will be responsible for assessing referred cases against relevant criteria for protection cash assistance in the Beirut and Mount Lebanon areas.
Major Responsibilities: Major responsibilities of the Cash assistant are listed below:
- Act as a focal point for receiving CASH for protection referrals of individuals and families identified by front-liners. - Conduct household visits to assess the needs of referred individuals and families and assess their eligibility for protection cash assistance linked to education outcomes. - Ensure complete and updated documentation related to each individual case. - Discuss selected cases’ eligibility with Protection and Cash Team leader. - Regular update of program database, manage, file and store data, ensuring confidentiality of information collected/services provided. - Ensure efficient communication and coordination with IRC different sectors field teams. - Participate in weekly meetings, prepare, and submit weekly and monthly work plans in a timely manner to Protection and Cash team leader. - Conduct short term outcomes of assisted cases on time.
- At least 2 years of experience in conducting field assessments and/or case management. - Experience working with refugee population preferred. - Preferable cash programs experience.
Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
- Ability to maintain confidentiality, respect, non-discrimination, and safety of clients at all times. - Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills, creativity, and flexibility. - Ability to work autonomously, take initiative and responsibly escalate issues. - Strong team spirit, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment. - Flexibility in working overtime when needed and ability to handle pressure well. - Good computer skills (Microsoft Word and Excel).
Education: Bachelor/Degree in Social work, Counseling, Psychology, or another related field
Language Skills: Arabic fluency required, ability to communicate and write clearly in English strongly preferred.
Combination of Standard office working environment (40%) and field trips (60%).