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CASE WORKER

Job Title: Caseworker
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term Contract 
Duration: 9 months (possible extension)
Duty Station:  Adamawa State (Madagali - 1 position) and Borno State (Ngala – 2 positions)

Background:
The Restoration of Hope Initiative...
Job Title: Caseworker
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term Contract 
Duration: 9 months (possible extension)
Duty Station:  Adamawa State (Madagali - 1 position) and Borno State (Ngala – 2 positions)

Background:
The Restoration of Hope Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 2012 and began operations in 2015 in the areas of education, protection, WASH, and livelihood. ROHI has helped over 200,000 children in the Northeast to have access to inclusive quality education by establishing infrastructure and boosting the capacity of educational institutions since its inception in 2012. ROHI specializes in education programming, as well as development programming and humanitarian assistance. The North East crisis has increased the number of individuals forced to relocate, hampered access to educational opportunities, heightened security concerns, and demanded the provision of life-saving services. In partnership, ROHI is partnering with Street Child of Nigeria (SCI) on the education for every child today (EFECT) project to provide quality education services, safeguarding and protecting children and ensuring their families have a means of livelihood to take care of basic needs and send their children to school. In line with this and her four-year strategies, ROHI seeks applicants that share our humanitarian objectives and have knowledge and experience in case management.
Summary of the Role
In order to ensure that the children may study without danger and protection barriers, the caseworker will enable the identification of children with protection issues and conduct case standard operating procedures. Caseworkers will create and maintain case history reports, conduct interviews to assess individuals' situational needs, identify which services and help are required, and refer for health and legal services. The caseworker oversees the well-being of individuals involved in case management and is tasked with following up on situations ranging from protective child services to public aid, and makes frequent visits to families' homes and schools. Provides counseling to families that have suffered loss or tragedy, possessing genuine compassion to help guide people through tough times.

Responsibilities
•	Conduct case management intake interviews with individuals identified by the team during outreach work or referred by other agencies and open a case if vulnerability criteria are met;
•	Ensure that identified children who meet the vulnerability criteria are enrolled in the accelerated education programme (AEP) and provide continuous follow-up to prevent dropout.
•	Coordinate with the education and livelihood CVTs and caseworkers respectively to ensure that deliverables are met and there are no duplications of efforts.
•	Carry out comprehensive assessments for each child after receiving their consent and consider emotional, behavioural, and social factors that affect their psychosocial well-being as well as protection and risk factors;
•	Conduct home visits to assess the child’s living conditions if considered necessary;
•	Make a personalized case plan with the child based on their needs that were found during the assessment;
•	Refer individuals to appropriate services and, if necessary, accompany them directly to different service providers.
•	Establish and maintain continuous basic emotional support and counseling through regular follow-up meetings, establishing a relationship built on trust and respecting confidentiality protocols;
•	Weekly, document each case and ensure that any progress on the action plan and any significant change in a child’s psychosocial well-being and overall situation is timely and duly recorded;
•	Make sure that case management files are filed and stored properly and safely to keep data private;
•	Close a case when the objectives in the case plan are met and no further needs are identified.
•	Do all tasks in a way that follows key protection principles, such as PSEA, do no harm, non-discrimination, confidentiality, accountability, and need-to-know.
•	Participate in internal case management meetings and bring special or emergency needs to the attention of the supervising Child Protection Officer;
•	Ensure good relationships and coordination with the main service providers in the area of intervention to improve the identification of individuals with specific needs for prompt referral, follow-up, and information sharing;
•	Identify and report gaps in the availability of services and quality of service provision for individuals in the target areas.
•	Any other task assigned by the Child Protection Officer.
Job Requirements
•	A minimum qualification of a Technical diploma or degree in social work of any of the social sciences.
•	At least 1 year experience in implementing child protection programs, preferably social work or case management, in humanitarian or development settings
•	Demonstrated understanding of working with children and particularly vulnerable children
•	Personal qualities: Team player, flexible, network-builder, able to handle pressure well.
Ethical conduct for ROHI staff:
Restoration of Hope Initiative maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in awarding and administering contracts. No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported/ by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization that employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award. Disciplinary action will be applied for violations of such standards by ROHI officers, employees, or agents.

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within ROHI and amongst beneficiaries served by ROHI
Child Safeguarding Policy
ROHI frowns at any form of child molestation and actively promotes child protection.
Equal Opportunities
Restoration of Hope Initiative is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran. Due to the urgent need of the position applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
ROHI never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to us.
Languages: 
•	Being fluent in English (speaking, reading, and writing) is strongly desired.
•	Fluency in Kanuri and Hausa preferred.
Method of Application:
Interested candidates are to submit their cover letter and CV as a single document addressed to the Human Resource Officer and send it to info@restotorationofhopeinitiative.org
Submission of Application ends on the 10th of Nov 2022 at 13:00HRS.

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COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

Job Title: Communications Intern (2 positions)
Duration: 3 months
Employment Type: Full time
Duty Station:  Maiduguri, Borno State 

Background:
The Restoration of Hope Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 2012 and...
Job Title: Communications Intern (2 positions)
Duration: 3 months
Employment Type: Full time
Duty Station:  Maiduguri, Borno State 

Background:
The Restoration of Hope Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 2012 and began operations in 2015 in the areas of education, protection, WASH, and livelihood. ROHI has helped over 200,000 children in the Northeast to have access to inclusive quality education by establishing infrastructure and boosting the capacity of educational institutions since its inception in 2012. ROHI specializes in education programming, as well as development programming and humanitarian assistance. 	The North East crisis has increased the number of individuals forced to relocate, hampered access to educational opportunities, heightened security concerns, and demanded the provision of life-saving services.
Duties and Responsibilities
•	Provide support for the development and production of communication products and digital content to grow ROHI’s presence and engagement, particularly on social media. 
•	Assist with sourcing and drafting appropriate, relevant content from programmes for ROHI’s social media channels.
•	Assist in developing multimedia content, such as graphics, photography, and audio/video editing.
•	Support the development of website content by liaising with programme teams (including editing and proofreading) and uploading web content.
•	Edit content and support the production of the monthly internal newsletter.
•	Assist in the creation and conceptualization of various forms of communications plans and products
•	Provide MS-word skills to support in writings and capturing good videos and pictures using a sophisticated camera.
Qualification and Requirements
•	B.SC/HND in Journalism, Communications, Media Studies, Marketing, Public and Business Administration, or other relevant fields.
•	Be familiar with standard software applications such as MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and graphic design platforms (Adobe Photoshop, Corel Draw for example).
•	Working knowledge of video editing software is desirable.
Languages: 
•	Being fluent in English is strongly desired.

Ethical conduct for ROHI staff:
Restoration of Hope Initiative maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in awarding and administering contracts. No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported/ by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization that employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award. A disciplinary action will be applied for violations of such standards by ROHI officers, employees, or agents.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within ROHI and amongst beneficiaries served by ROHI
Child safeguarding Policy
ROHI frowns at any form of child molestation and actively promotes child protection.
Equal Opportunities
Restoration of Hope Initiative is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran. Due to the urgent need of the position applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
ROHI never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to us.
Method of Application:
Interested candidates are to submit their cover letter and CV as a single document addressed to the Human Resource Officer … and send to info@restorationofhopeinitiative.org
Submission of Application ends on the 10th November 2022 at 12:00HRS.

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WASH COORDINATOR

Job Title: WASH Coordinator
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term Contract 
Duration: 5 months (extension dependent on the availability of funding)
Duty Station:  Mubi, Adamawa, Nigeria

Background
The Restoration of Hope Initiative is a...
Job Title: WASH Coordinator
Type of Contract: Fixed-Term Contract 
Duration: 5 months (extension dependent on the availability of funding)
Duty Station:  Mubi, Adamawa, Nigeria

Background
The Restoration of Hope Initiative is a Non-Governmental Organization that was founded in 2012 and began operations in 2015 in the areas of education, protection, WASH, and livelihood. ROHI has helped over 200,000 children in the Northeast to have access to inclusive quality education by establishing infrastructure and boosting the capacity of educational institutions since its inception in 2012. ROHI specializes in education programming, as well as developing programming and humanitarian assistance. The North East crisis has increased the number of individuals forced to relocate, hampered access to educational opportunities, heightened security concerns, and demanded the provision of life-saving services. In partnership, ROHI is partnering with Save the Children (SCI) on the emergency preparedness program to implement early warning systems strengthened to detect and report new emergencies as well as prepare communities and staff to respond to new emergencies. In line with this and her four-year strategies, ROHI seeks applicants that share our humanitarian objectives and have knowledge and experience in water sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
Summary of the Role
The WASH Coordinator will be charged with overseeing the planning, implementation, and supervision of technical WASH programming in coordination with the project staff. The WASH coordinator will manage the prioritization and coordination of the start-up and implementation of interventions while also leading the training of staff and stakeholders in WASH-related topics. The WASH coordinator is tasked with enhancing sectoral activities and providing technical management of the program at all implementation locations. The coordinator, with an emphasis on disaster readiness and response, must be able to adapt to a fluid programming context and deliver essential services quickly and efficiently. The WASH coordinator will also represent ROHI in the WASH coordination meetings, and deliver timely and accurate reports to the donor.
Responsibilities
Management and Implementation:
•	Manage emergency WASH interventions in a prioritized manner in coordination with agencies, both governmental and non-governmental, and the WASH sector.
•	Work closely with the team on both programs and support functions to provide capacity-building support for the program team in WASH, including setting up community-based training on early warning action.
•	Mobilization of communities towards preparing for and responding to emergencies in their communities.
•	Work closely with the programs team and operations department for emergency WASH program supplies and activity planning.
•	Make sure that services are delivered in a timely, safe, and high-quality way by coming up with the right and technical interventions. This includes planning for a crisis.
•	In collaboration with other actors, lead the development of a hygiene promotion program that is suitable for the local environment and would be accepted by beneficiaries.
•	Ensure that the most appropriate drainage management system, including gullies, is designed and put into place while taking maximum advantage of the available resources in the area.
•	Write technical reports for both internal and external audiences within deadlines that have already been set, using donor or organization formats when necessary.
•	Periodically review progress in achieving program objectives and targets in collaboration with team members and the program manager.
•	Manage, lead, and provide direction to the WASH team in line with organizational strategy.
Information and Coordination:
•	Provide regular updates and technical guidance to the team on progress, priorities, and challenges.
•	Establish working connections with key stakeholders, including partners, governmental officials, and other relevant actors.
•	Represent WASH programs to national authorities, agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), donors, and other stakeholders.
•	Establish networks with partners, such as other NGOs and local partners, to enhance technical capacity and strategic partnerships, including active involvement in WASH and relevant cluster activities.
•	Ensure the contribution to internal and external documents of ROHI for everything concerning the WASH sector.
•	Attend the opening and closing sessions as well as the grant evaluation meetings.
Program Design:
•	Formulate the overall aims and objectives of the WASH response program through a clear WASH strategy for senior management.
•	Support further development of WASH interventions through the use of project conceptualization and planning skills such as SWOT analysis and stakeholder mapping.
•	Ensure and advocate/lobby that the WASH program design considers health, gender, protection, operation and maintenance, and sustainability.
•	Develop concept notes, letters of intent, proposals, and budgets related to the above.
Grant Management:
•	Ensure spending is appropriate and on time for grants to meet program objectives by developing and maintaining work plans, spending plans, and procurement plans.
•	Collaborate closely and coordinate with finance and logistics to ensure that program activities and expenses are on schedule.
•	Ensure compliance with donor rules in the implementation of projects.
Monitoring and Evaluation:
•	Implement the appropriate supervisory, monitoring, and evaluation systems for ROHI’s emergency WASH interventions.
•	Propose a monitoring and evaluation system for WASH activities that will make it easier to analyze the data for ROHI's strategic plan indicators in collaboration with the MEAL team.
•	Prepare and submit donor reports on time, including success stories.
•	Ensure the consolidation of data on the beneficiaries reached and share with the MEAL team.
•	Ensure that gender, protection, and environmental impact are integrated into all deliverables under its direct responsibility.
Other:
Any other task assigned by the supervisor.
Job Requirements
•	At least four to five years of work experience designing and implementing water and sanitation systems in IDPs, refugee and migrant contexts, maintaining sanitation systems, and implementing hygiene promotion programs, including 2 years in a humanitarian setting; or equivalent combination of education and experience;
•	Field experience in managing water, sanitation and hygiene programs in complex humanitarian settings, including in emergency responses;
•	Experience in emergency and early recovery phases, including assessments and the design and delivery of adequate water supply and hygiene promotion interventions in humanitarian and development contexts.
•	Experience in developing WASH strategy, clear and realistic activity planning;
•	Experience and understanding of key intuitional donors' policies, guidelines, and strategies.
•	Demonstrated experience in WASH proposal development and preparation of internal and donor reports
•	Ability to effectively present information and respond appropriately to questions.
•	The ability to effectively analyze complex problems and suggest solutions to have a positive impact;
•	Ability and understanding of the WASH sector and its hardware and software components;
•	Ability to effectively present information (both written and verbally) and to respond appropriately to questions from senior managers in the field and head office, counterparts, and senior government;
•	Demonstrated knowledge of linking WASH activities with other humanitarian sectors;
•	Ability to understand gender-related challenges within the beneficiary groups
•	Proficiency with computer and database system.
Ethical conduct for ROHI staff:
Restoration of Hope Initiative maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in awarding and administering contracts. No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported/ by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization that employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award. A disciplinary action will be applied for violations of such standards by ROHI officers, employees, or agents.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse
Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within ROHI and amongst beneficiaries served by ROHI
Child safeguarding Policy
ROHI frowns at any form of child molestation and actively promotes child protection.
Equal Opportunities
Restoration of Hope Initiative is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran. Due to the urgent need of the position applications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
ROHI never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to us.
Languages: 
Fluent in English (speaking, reading and writing) is strongly desired.
Knowledge of Hausa is an added advantage.
Method of Application:
Interested candidates are to submit their cover letter and CV as a single document addressed to the Human Resource Officer … and send to info@restorationofhopeinitiative.org
Submission of Application ends on the 28th October 2022 at 16:30HRS.