Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Lead games and activities and regularly revise them and adapt them to the needs of the children; - Help in setting schedules for daily/weekly activities for children; - Closely supervise children during group play and ensure they are safe while receiving services in the CFS; - Appropriately handle any crises or issues that arise in the CFS; - Create a positive and trustful atmosphere while interacting with children and parents, encouraging them to express their needs and ensuring their feeling of safety; - Observe children with special needs and ensure they are well integrated into the activities and if needed refer them to relevant services; - Take children’s attendance for each session, keep accurate, daily updated records and safely store them; - Answer questions from community members and parents about what activities are taking place in the CFS; - Maintain effective communication with parents/caregivers and establish professionals but caring relationships with them and their children; - Identify and provide materials required for activities preferred by children, in coordination with relevant departments and procurement procedures; - Attend trainings organized by the IRC and/ or other organizations; - Adhere to the Code of Conduct, Child Safeguarding Policy and IRC Way Standards for Professional Conduct; - Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programs
- Bachelor/Diploma from accredited university in a related field (education, social work, psychology); - Minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar position; - Experience in teaching children or implementing recreational activities with children; - Experience in teaching Greek as a foreign language, on a volunteer or paid basis; - Experience in implementing psychosocial support activities is an advantage; - Sensitivity to and awareness of the psychosocial and developmental needs of children; - Possession of technical skills such as painting, music e.tc. are considered as an asset; - Understanding of child safeguarding policies and of safe behaviors around and towards children; - Cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity; - Good interpersonal and communication skills; - Ability to work in challenging environments and ability to adapt in a changing context are required; - Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, in Greek and English. Preference will be given to candidates with knowledge in the following languages: Arabic, Farsi, Dari, Pashto, Urdu, Kurdish; - High competency in MS Office Suit and competency with new technologies.