Social Work Consultant
Duration: 6 months
Damnok Toek’s mission is “to enable vulnerable or marginalised children and youths to have all of their basic needs met and their rights respected”. Damnok Toek operates various projects providing care to street children, child victims of trafficking or affected by migration, abandoned children, and children with disabilities.
Damnok Toek also provides social work services to children, youth, and their families in order to provide support and improve their livelihoods.
The social Work project focuses on conducting outreach in targeted locations including the Thai-Cambodia border area, slums, the Thai market and local community four times per day, seven days per week.
Damnok Toek recently conducted an assessment of the impact of COVID-19 upon our target group. The findings included:
To address these findings, the activity “Family Empowerment” will be implemented in 2021 aiming to reach the most vulnerable of families. This activity will identify both children who are motivated to attend Non-Formal Education (linked to the Drop In Center) as well as families who can benefit from family empowerment activities such as income generation, job placement, parenting skills training and general counselling. These families will be assessed regarding their needs and expectations, if they meet the criteria, they will be offered support. Children will be assessed based on their attitude towards school, their overall knowledge, behaviour and needs with the aim to improve opportunities available to them in the futuretheir overall situation The range of services will address the different needs, expectations and abilities of the target group.
Damnok Toek places a strong emphasis on parenting skills and educating parents on how to take proper care of their children. This is implemented through our team of Social Workers who work directly with families and the children. The Social Workers help parents and family members develop a plan for the future including employment opportunities, saving money and supporting their children’s education. This helps families to stay focused in creating a more structured life. This is particularly important for families who have been separated from their children to allow for family reintegration.
While our team of Social Workers are extremely experienced, dedicated and hardworking, there is a need for a structured approach with professional theories and concepts to be applied and taught to enhance the project. By having a trained professional leading the team of Social Workers the effectiveness of the outreach project will be greatly increased and provide quality assistance to children and their families who are in need. The general objective of this assignment is to enhance the knowledge of social workers to improve their approach and increase support to beneficiaries in Poipet.
As a Social Work Consultant, you will work directly with our highly motivated team of Social Workers in Poipet.
Firstly, you will assess the gap in conceptual and practical understanding of social work in the day-to-day work of our Social Workers.
Secondly, you will develop a social work manual for Damnok Toek Poipet.
Thirdly, you will provide hands on training to local staff through a series of workshops.
You will be working closely with the Deputy Director of the Damnok Toek Poipet branch and our Senior Management Team in Phnom Penh. Below is a list of the primary responsibilities:
Damnok Toek (DT) is looking for a dynamic individual to pursue the Nurse Position in Neak Loeung, Prey Veng. Damnok Toek is a local NGO working in Cambodia since 1997 and with the aim of enabling vulnerable and marginalized children, youth, and their family to have all of their basic needs met and their rights respected. Damnok Toek is supporting street children, children with disabilities, and children victims of trafficking/unsafe migration. Damnok Toek has projects in Poipet, Neak Loeung, and Kep.
The purpose of this position is to improve care to children with disabilities (CWD) currently benefiting from DT’s Disability Program in Neak Loeung and to provide support to DT’s Medical Assistant and DT/Don Gnocchi’s Disability Expert (Expatriated Staff Member). The nurse will be in direct contact with all CWD that benefit from the educational, medical, and rehabilitation services provided at DT Neak Loeung’s Day Care Center (DCC). S(he) will be responsible for providing care for all children involved in the project, assisting in the provision of disability-related treatments, and helping in the organization of files, cataloging, and verbal/written translation from Khmer to English and vice-versa. The Nurse will also be involved in training sessions and family visits for assessment and provision of care for CWD in Neak Loeung region.
Location: Neak Loeung, Prey Veng Province.
Report line: This position is reporting to Damnok Toek Neak Disability Programs Coordinator
Closing date: 30 April 2021
Interested candidates are required to send your updated CV and cover letter with your expected salary to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, and email@example.com before 30 April 2021.
Damnok Toek (DT) is looking for a dynamic individual to pursue the Social Work Coordinator. Damnok Toek is a local NGO working in Cambodia since 1997 and with the aim of enabling vulnerable and marginalized children, youth, and their family to have all of their basic needs met and their rights respected. Damnok Toek is supporting street children, children with disabilities, and children victims of trafficking/unsafe migration. Damnok Toek has projects in Poipet, Neak Loeung, and Kep.
As a Social Work Coordinator, you will work in collaboration with other project coordinators on supporting the all social worker and senior social worker and educators on their daily task. S/he is ensuring the social work component project “Protection and Rights for Children in Cambodia (PaRC – Cambodia)” under EU and Caritas Switzerland (CaCH) financial support. S/he will work on the training of local staff to perform Social Work activities within the community. More specifically, the Social Work Coordinator will be responsible for training of local staff. It will also be your responsibility to ensure the implementation of SOPs (Standard Operation Procedures) in our programs in Poipet and for providing supervision to social workers across the project.
Location: Poipet city, Banteay Meanchey Province.
Report line: This position is reporting to the Poipet Branch Director.
Closing date: 26 March 2021
You will work closely with DT Director of Poipet Program, and our coordination Team and will have, within other duties, the following main responsibilities: