Family Tracing and Reunification Case Workers at the Center for Community and Health Development International

The Center for Community and Health Development International is a non-discriminatory, non-governmental organization with a mandate to improve the health and quality of life of Nigeria’s rural children and women. CHAD was establish in 2002 by a group of women from different religious and ethnic background in Gombe state, North East Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Family Tracing and Reunification Case Worker

Location: Borno

Job Description

  • The Family Tracing and Reunification (FTR) Caseworker perform FTR activities in the field by conducting identification, documentation, tracing, reunification, follow ups and interim family based care services to unaccompanied, separated and missing children as well as supporting caregivers.
  • The incumbent plays a key role of managing cases at field level by filling all the FTR data into the FTR paper forms, initiate tracing actions, temporary care monitoring and reunification exercises

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adhere to weekly FTR schedules and implement cases assigned to him/her per a week.
  • Work to achieve of FTR case management (tracing actions, TCMs, reunification’s) assigned to him/her per a week
  • Participate in multiple 1-2 week or more FTR missions in the County
  • Manage according to priority cases of unaccompanied and separated minors (UASC) with great focus of UASC in extremely vulnerable situations
  • Conduct tracing actions and temporary care monitoring (TCM) in line with Global FTR and Case Management SOPs
  • Document all registered using Paper Forms (including registration, TCMs, tracing actions, reunification’s, cases referrals, etc.) within 7 days of the visit.
  • Participate in weekly meeting with FTR Managers/ FTR Database Manager for review of case progress and ensure data entry is completed accurately and verified.
  • Raise awareness on prevention of family separations and available FTR services and spread relevant prevention messages in accordance with FTR WG SOP.
  • Perform any other tasks as may be assigned to him/her by the Supervisors.

Qualifications / Competencies

  • HND or Diploma in Psychology, Community Studies, Social Work or related disciplines.
  • Strong technical knowledge in key areas of child protection such as children in conflict, child recruitment by armed forces, separated and unaccompanied children, orphaned and vulnerable children, sexual and gender-based violence, child marriage and child labour and child abduction.
  • Must have strong and polished interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong knowledge of computer software applications and database management tools.
  • Fluent in speaking English, Hausa and other local languages in Borno
  • Database management experience. (Encouraged)
  • Able to work with various age group.
  • Flexible.

Application Closing Date
14th April, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV’s and Cover Letters to:


  • Project implementation will cover the following locations: Damasak, Mongonu, Mafa, Rann, Pulka, Dikwa, Konduga, Damboa, Banki and Ngala communities of Borno State.
  • Submitted CVs will be processed on an ongoing basis. Only qualified applicants will be shortlisted and contacted for interview.