The SOS Children’s Villages International invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of Alternative Care Coordinator.
A first degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or other related fields, with not less than five years’ experience in the field of child care administration, management, supervisory or leadership level in education or teaching, or social work. A second degree, a working knowledge in financial management and budgeting as well as Project Management experience will be an added advantage.
Candidates living and around Tamale are encouraged to apply
Age- Not less than 35 years
Possess proven ability in problem solving, providing group and individual counseling for children and youth. Capable of managing a child care facility according to good standards of child care management and capable of conceiving strategies of integration and harmonization of pedagogical work among different child care facilities. Good understanding of working with women, children, youth & communities.
Act as role model and promote the organization’s child rights/child safeguarding policies.
The Position reports to the Programme Director at the Location.
The ideal candidate should be a strategic thinker, have strong leadership and organizational skills, human resource management skills, combined with a strong interest in the needs and development of children, good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to do social investigations. Must be sensitive to gender related issues and modern concepts of child upbringing.
Be of good physical and mental health and prepared to work long hours.
Be computer literate. (Basic skills in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Not later than 25th November 2022
Method of Application
Closing Date: 25th November, 2022