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Social Educator

Thu, 08/06/2015 - 00:00
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Job title: Social Educator
Organisation: KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation
Job type: National and local associations
Nationality: lebanese
Location: Beirut
Working area: Beirut
Deadline: August 13, 2015
Job specifications

KAFA (enough) Violence & Exploitation

KAFA is a feminist Lebanese non-profit civil society organization working towards eradicating all forms of gender-based violence and exploitation of women through advocating for legal reform and change of policies and practices, influencing public opinion, and empowering victims.

Since 2010, KAFA has been working on promoting legal protection for victims of trafficking and offering protection and assistance to victims.  Within this framework, KAFA is currently establishing a shelter for female victims of trafficking and is seeking a female social educator to run the daily activities of the residents at the shelter. The primary intent of the shelter is to provide safe accommodation to victims of trafficking and offer them varied assistance and capacity building services to help them claim their rights and re-organize their life free of abuse and exploitation.

Key responsabilites:

Duties: The following duties are requested from the position holder:

-  Plan and coordinate the weekly and daily programs for the shelter’s residents  (awareness sessions, group therapy, and capacity building and life skills sessions);

-  Conduct life skills and socio-educational programs for the residents of the shelter (indoors and outdoors);

-  Engage and follow up the residents’ indoor and outdoor educational activities and accompany residents on individual visits outside the shelter when needed;

-  Facilitate communication and coordination between residents and manage tensions or conflicts if any;

-  Present a consistent, positive and appropriate role model for the residents of the shelter;

-  Achieve the program’s desired outcomes as put by the Kafa management;

-  Prepare weekly report for the management of the shelter and daily de-briefs;

-  Assist with office-related tasks when need, and attend team meetings.

Key competencies:



-  Social Education university degree or other university degree or certified experience in social work;

-  A minimum of 7 years of practical experience in the required field;

-  Ability to plan and deliver life skills and social education program and activities;

-  Ability to quickly build trust and rapport in interpersonal relationships;

-  Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with challenging social problems and behaviors;

-  High level of flexibility;

-  Ability to work with and strong respect to people of diverse socio-economic, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds;

-  Understanding of and sensitivity to the needs of the victims of trafficking;

-  Abilities to be part of a coordinated team;

-  Fluent in Arabic, French, and English.

Contract terms:


This vacancy is for a female social educator. The contract is one year renewable, with a probation period of 3 months.

Submission guidelines: Interested candidates should send their CV and a motivation letter to  with the subject line: Social Educator Vacancy no later than Thursday the 13th of August 2015. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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