VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- Child Safeguarding Intern

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Employer: Save the Children
Job Title: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT- Child Safeguarding Intern Featured job
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Hargeisa; Somaliland
Category: Other


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For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection. Save the Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. We are looking to recruit for this position to be based in Hargeisa

Position: Child Safeguarding Intern

Duration: 3 Months

Duty Station: Hargeisa

Please refer the below Job Description for the position description and the key selection criteria.

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent to URL Link:

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


Applications close on Wednesday 21st October 2020 @ 11:59pm.


We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required

JOB TITLE: Child Safeguarding Intern

TEAM/PROGRAMME: Human Resource

LOCATION: Hargeisa



CHILD SAFEGUARDING/PSEA; Level 3 – the role holder will have direct contact with children and/or young people either frequently and adult beneficiaries (e.g. Once a month or less) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.


The Child Safeguarding Intern will carry out a various Child Safeguarding activities on a daily basis. The Child Safeguarding Intern roles and responsibilities include, filling Child Safeguarding documents and recording list of SCI employees, partner’s employee in Child Safeguarding trainings as well as Child Safeguarding awareness sessions for our beneficiaries.


Reports to: National Child Safeguarding Manager based in Hargeisa Somaliland

Dimensions: Child Safeguarding system established in Save the Children Somalia/Somaliland offices (Country Office in Nairobi and three area offices (SL, CSS and Puntland) as well as 10 field offices with a current staff complement of approximately 450.

Staff directly reporting to this post: None.



Under the overall supervision and guidance of the National Child Safeguarding Manager based in Hargeisa office, the intern is expected to carry out the following activities :

·         Recording and documentation of SCI staff, partners, staff and beneficiaries training list in CSG trainings.

·         Filling and updating CSG and Sexual Harassment trainings Data(SCI staff and partners) Filling and updating Child Safeguarding trainings Data

·         Organizing Child Safeguarding induction for new staff and program visitors with the consultation of the Admin Officers

·         Facilitate and support program teams to incorporate CSG session into the program trainings, community mobilization

·         Organizing and taking meeting minutes of monthly Child Safeguarding meetings.

·         Organizing Child Safeguarding trainings and inductions at SCI offices and partners

·         And

·         Update the monthly staff list.

·         Draft Data Collectors Contracts

·         Support HR to include Child Safeguarding questions into candidate’s written examination and oral interviews

·         Make sure that shorted list candidates ‘receive Child Safeguarding policy .before interview

·         Preparing training material such as ; stationary, venue , projectors with consultation of administration staff




·         Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, procurement and logistics, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

·         Ensure that all work is carried out in a way that is sensitive to community needs and gender and children issues. In particular to promote the full and equal participation of women and children in all aspects of the work.

·         Within reason, implement additional actions and responsibilities, as requested by your line manager.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)



·         Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

·         Holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved

·         Creates a managerial environment to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding



·         Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

·         Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale


·         Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

·         Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

·         Ability to take direction.

·         Ability to work in a team environment.

·         Having Communication Skills


·         Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

·         Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach



·         Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence

·         Displays consistent excellent judgment




·         Minimum high school or Diploma of qualification in social, Human Resource in recognized institutes or university.

·         Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets, Ms Word.

·         High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team

·         Ability and willingness to learn scale up skills in child rights, child protection and child safeguarding

·         Good communication and interpersonal skills

·         Supportive personnel management style

·         Good command of English both written and spoken

·         Willingness to work in odd hours, go extra mile and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;

·         Commitment to Save the Children values

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Women are strongly encouraged to apply


Interested and qualified applicants can view the profile and apply for this position through the below



Closing Date will be 21st October 2020


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