The Amani Centre for Street Children is a nationally registered NGO founded in 2001. Amani Is committed to bringing about a reduction in the number of children living on the streets in Tanzania by providing a nurturing place for homeless children to heal, grow, and learn and when possible uniting them with safe and healthy homes. Amani is seeking applications for the positions of: 1. Social Worker- Reunification Officers (2 positions) 2. Social Worker- Street educator (1 position) Position Description: The job of a social worker at Amani is to plan and organize activities that have direct impact on the welfare of the children who are supported by Amani. A social worker ensures smooth intake procedures for new arrivals, leads guidance and counseling, facilitates possibilities for reunifying children back to their families, engages family and communities in taking collective responsibility to care for street children, supports youth transitioning into adulthood, ensures a continued reflection on the current practices, and endeavors towards best practices. The tasks and responsibilities of social worker at Amanf Centre includes counseling, home visits, follow up visits, intake interviews, keeping complete and confidential files, report writing, family and community education, lobbing and advocacy, recreation with children, organizing self-reliance instruction with youth, and leading/ participating in workshop and seminars. Qualifications: Advanced Diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology and community development. Demonstrated experience working with vulnerable children Commitment to children’s rights, participation, and empowerment Strong relational skills and ability to work with others as wen as independently Superior organizational skills, ability to multi-task and to handle multiple priorities Strong writing and analytical skills Honest and trustworthy Good command in English and Swahili (written and spoken) Application Instructions All qualified candidates are invited to submit their application letters, CV, copies of diplomas, and two professional referees with contacts not later than 20th October 2016.
Please email your application through firstname.lastname@example.org or send it to: Human Resource Coordinator, Amani Centre for Street Children, P.O. Box 6515, Moshi,
Kilimanjaro. SOURCE: The Guardian 10 October, 2016