WVV Area Program Development Facilitator - Ba To, Quang Ngai

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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 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

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Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)Job Description:




  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children in alignment to the stakeholders mapping of the area
  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community-based development approach
  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in Area Program (AP) planning and annual community review and planning with a focus on AP contexts, its challenges and opportunities
  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes
  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes with a focus on impact, sustainability and effectiveness.
  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans


  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring that is suitable for local community
  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports
  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities
  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community-based groups self-review

Child participation and protection: Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community
  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping for AP contexts to ensure that all vulnerable groups are mapped out and reached
  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates
  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models
  • Document best practices, lesson learnt and Most Significant Change (MSC) stories of MVC and their families

    Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community-based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning to complement the goal of the program.

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects
  • Facilitate the community-based groups in development and implementation of micro projects
  • Facilitate community-based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

    Sponsorship integration:

  • Ensure sponsorship Integration plan is a part of Annual Community Review and Plan to maximise integration with programme activities and to support development of Community-Led Care & Protection and Children’s Participation and Voice within the community.

  • Ensure sponsorship Integration in Technical Programs and CESP and ensure all RC are actively and meaningfully participated in and benefited through program activities in the assigned target communes.
  • Support the child monitoring processes and follow up with case management of registered children in assigned communes. Ensure reporting and follow-up adherence to child death, sickness and accident/protection protocols.
  • Integrate sponsorship communication in program activities where possible.
  • Provide support to AP manager to captures Transformational Stories of Registered children to communicate with sponsors.
  • Support the Efficient management & delivery of sponsor engagement features to meet quality and delivery standards.


  • Take Disaster Risk Reduction – Response to Climate Change (DRR-RCC) into account when coordinating, implementing, M&E of AP/Project’s activities to ensure that climate change and disaster risks can be addressed and reduced. He/she is also expected to coordinate with related staff/partners, join emergency response in the targeted Area Program when needed.


Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • Work with partners and team members to ensure that there is a good understanding of the local context, vulnerabilities, opportunities, risks, data gaps, issues and approaches needed to operate in rural contexts.
  • Work closely with Technical Program Officers (TPOs) to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools.
  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms) and tools while ensuring that they are suitable for the uniqueness of the AP context.
  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models
  • Mainstream Cross cutting themes (CPPa, gender, environment, disability, climate change adaptation) in all project activities whenever appropriate
  • Document impactful and evidenced-based practices in local context through capturing this in case studies and share internally and externally as relevant
  • Monitor and report (Indicators Tracking Table (ITT) and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually), program quality self-review tools and checklist for AP among others.
  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes
  • Support in exploring research opportunities in the area to better understand issues and vulnerabilities and utilize this data in advocacy, external engagement and policy work.
  • Support AP team in mobilizing the established partnerships and networks within the area to strengthen advocacy and policy work and better address key issues facing by children in an impactful and sustainable manner.

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Others (5%)

  • Take responsibility for personal security, accurately identify and assess the dangers and respond in the most appropriate way; take all good faith efforts to keep other WVV staff and property secure with guidance and instruction as being trained by WVV
  • Other tasks assigned by the manager to the team performance


  • At least 3 - 5 years of work experience in community development.
  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach
  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.
  • Motorbike driving licence
  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).
  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyse and interpret monitoring data).
  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.
  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.
  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.
  • Ability to think critically and reflect.
  • Ability to lead own learning and development
  • Language Requirements: Vietnamese: Fluent; English: Intermediate level
  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email, internet and virtual applications.
  • Willingness to support articulate and demonstrate World Vision’s core values in meaningful ways to children and communities.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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