Ad-hoc Staff Opening at Catholic Relief Services
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates for the position below:
Job Title: Ad-hoc Staff to Support SMILE Project Household Folder Audit and Household Transfer Notification
Reference Code: SMILEEOI4418
Scope of Work
SMILE Program is seeking to engage Adhoc staff with requisite knowledge and experience in monitoring and evaluation or who will be trained on how to monitor these exercises in SMILE intervention states (Benue, Nasarawa and FCT) for households enrolled on the program. Adhoc staff will conduct the following activities;
The Sustainable Mechanisms for Improving Livelihoods and Household Empowerment (SMILE) consortium led by Catholic Relief Services (CRS) seeks to strengthen the institutional capacity of States, Local Government Areas (LGAs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and communities to provide a coordinated, locally-owned, sustainable OVC response. SMILE also seeks to improve the well-being of 600,000 OVC and 150,000 caregivers in five states namely Benue, Edo, Nasarawa, Kogi and FCT through a comprehensive and coordinated program. The program is being implemented in collaboration with the Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development (MWASD) and CSOs, in collaboration with communities to provide HES, nutrition, child protection, psychosocial support, education, health and HIV & AIDS services to OVC.
As part of activities for transferring households enrolled on the program in Scale-up and Sustained Support Plus Local government areas to CDC implementing partners in Benue, Nasarawa and FCT, SMILE program will be commencing household folder audit and notification in the three (3) states (FCT, Nasarawa, and Benue
Household Folder Audit and Profiling
- The folder audit will be conducted for all the currently enrolled households on the program in each of the Scale-up and Sustained Support Plus LGAs/AC in FCT, Nasarawa and Benue state
- Ad-hoc staff working with the CSO staff will document the contents of each of the household folders using a template designed for this exercise and profile each household folders accordingly.
- Ad-hoc staff will work with CSO partner to come up with a plan for the notification of transitioning household in all the communities in the transitioning LGA/ACs.
Updated of Registers
- Ad-hoc staff will work with the CSO staff to update the Household and Children enrollment registers, and Household/Caregivers and Children service registers.
The objectives of the assessment are as follows:
- To conduct folder audit of all the households to be transitioned.
- To support CSOs staff to conduct notification of households
- To update Household and Children enrollment registers
- To write a report on these exercises.
Responsibilities of Assessment Supervisor
- To conduct folder audit
- To document findings and profiling of households using the appropriate tool.
- To documents all challenges encountered during the exercise in all the CSOs
- To prepare weekly progress reports on the exercise assessment.
- To conduct weekly review with CSOs to ensure effective coordination of the exercise.
- To provide support to CSO in conducting household notification.
- To write end of activity report.
- Graduates with B.Sc, HND or its equivalent in Social Sciences or related field
- Must be willing to work in any of the selected LGAs of the SMILE project
- Prior experience working with an NGO
- Familiarity with M&E and programming for vulnerable children is an added advantage
- Demonstrate ability to write reports/ conduct data analysis
- Experience in data collecting
- Proven ability of maintaining targets and deadlines.
- Demonstrate excellent written and oral Communication Skills Excellent knowledge of computer software – MS Office and Excel especially and or other statistical analysis software’s
- Number of days: 30 days (April 20th – May 30th, 2018). However, your continuous engagement within this period will be based on the tasks to be accomplished
- The Ad-hoc staff will be reporting to the SMILE M&E Manager in-charge of the zone with support from Program Manager of each CSO
- Overall coordination and technical oversight of the Data collector will be provided by the M&E Director
- For all field activities, logistics, appointment and direct interactions with CSO partners, the Ad-hoc Assessors will be supported by the two SMILE Senior Program Managers
- The applicants will be expected to be domiciled within the vicinity (state of interest) of data collection. Remuneration will be based on CRS official approved rates
- Transportation support will be provided for the period of the data collection. Accommodation and per diem support will be provided when indicated.
Application Closing Date
9th April, 2018.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Expression of Interest (EOI) along with a detailed Resume as attached MS word documents indicating your state of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org The Position Title must be expressly stated as the subject of the e-mail quoting reference Code.
- Any application without quoting the reference code will be disqualified.
- Only applicants who send in the required format will be considered
- Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
- CRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, etc.
- Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.