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Assistant Child Care Officer
Child Welfare Department Department, Islamabad
Apply By Jun 20, 2021
Job Description (total positions: 3, posted on: Jun 14, 2021)

The following are the main responsibilities that the role holder will be accountable for:

  • Review and understanding program documents (manual) as well as strategy documents in detail for understanding project mandate/deliverables relevant to your role.
  • Identification and assessment of new children by carrying out domestic visits to the orphan families for sponsorship
  • Contribute to maintaining minimum 50 applications available online at any given time and 50 children to be ready for uploading (collectively).
  • Responsible for signing an agreement with sponsored orphan’s mother/guardian and maintain updated individual files as per policy.
  • Minimum two visits should be carried out every year, one visit at home and the second visit can be carried out in gatherings and cluster meetings.
  • Effective monitoring of the allocated families to ensure sponsorship amount is properly utilized to improve the condition of Housing, Health, Education, and Nutrition.
  • Provide the sponsored children/families with psychosocial counseling as and when required.
  • Organize guardians into groups and conduct their meetings during the second round of field visits.
  • Raise awareness amongst groups on policy and procedures, child and woman rights, and protection issues
  • Facilitate in the arrangement of Partner visits to project areas. Donor’s calls and meeting with sponsored families as per Policy.
  • Preparation of annual work plans against PMT (performance measured time frame) by ensuring timely completion of assigned tasks in the stipulated time period.
  • Ensure availability of sponsored children bank account details for timely disbursement of sponsorship amount on a quarterly basis through strong coordination and follow-up with sponsored families and finance departments.
  • Maintenance of hard record that includes assessment record, legal documents, progress report forms, scorecards, school progress report and other documentation.
  • Ensure appropriate beneficiary’s data collection and screening prior to making any transaction
  • Ensure proper filling of forms and formats as per desired standards
  • Extend support to MEAL / Communications on as and when required basis.
  • Close coordination with line manager and team members for effective implementation of project activities.

Person Specification

  • It is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with the organizational values & principles, vision, and mission as well as commitment to its SEAH (sexual exploitation abuse and harassment) protocols.
  • We have a zero-tolerance policy towards SEAH and doesn’t support any action that promotes or encourages SEAH.


  • Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree preferably in Social Sciences


  • Minimum experience of a similar role in NGO setup:

6 months with a Master degree and/or 1 year with a Bachelor degree

Computer Skills:

  • MS Office, Outlook, ERP systems familiarity


  • Pahari, Hindko, Punjabi, Urdu, Pushto and English

Key Personal Qualities:

  • Strong emotional intelligence and resilience, and able to maintain self-control in difficult situations.
  • Able to work under extreme conditions in field areas.
  • Good communication skills in local as well as English / Urdu language which delivers the information with clarity in a wide range of situations.
  • Has a positive nature and able to overcome issues that create hindrance in the achievement of entrusted goals/objectives.
  • Has a learning attitude and a continuous improvement philosophy.

Value Added Skills

  • Knowledge on Child/woman rights and protection issues
  • Social Mobilization
  • Inclusion
  • DRR / Resilience / Climate Change
  • Advocacy and Campaigning
  • GBV / Protection
  • Health and Hygiene Promotion
  •  Monitoring and Accountability
  • Gender mainstreaming
  • Safeguarding and PSEA

Required Skills

Social Mobilizer, Multitasking Skills, Child & Women Rights, Psychosocial Support,

N.G.O./Social Services
Project Management
Job Type
Full Time/Permanent ( First Shift (Day) )
Minimum Education
Degree Title
Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree preferably in Social Sciences
Career Level
Entry Level
Minimum Experience
Less than 1 Year(Less than 1 Year (6 months with Master degree and/or 1 year with Bachelor degree))