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  • Posted: Jan 19, 2022
    Deadline: Jan 30, 2022
  • The Justice, Development and Peace Commission of the Catholic Archdiocese of Ibadan, Nigeria is a ministry of service of the Church established to cater for all the people that are in need within her jurisdiction, irrespective of religion, culture, race or gender Where We Are The Archdiocese is located in the ever-sprawling city of Ibadan, the capital of O...
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    Education and Psychosocial Support Officer

    Reports to: Program Manager

    Job Purpose

    • The purpose of this position is to provide technical guidance and ensure the implementation of Education and Psychosocial support activities for community-based OVCs support in the 4GATES project component of JDPC ENUGU’s Treatment, Prevention, and Support for OVC Project.
    • The OVC Education and Psychosocial support Officer are under the supervision of the Program Manager, in collaboration with other thematic areas officers organize a range of duties related to education and child protection.


    • The Education and Psychosocial Support Officer will provide technical leadership in education and protection OVC services.
    • The OVC Education and Psychosocial Support Officer will have some combination of technical expertise and experience in OVC service areas that include; child protection, psychosocial support, education, child rights, and advocacy.
    • The OVC Education and Psychosocial Support Officer will guide the project technically in terms of OVC service provision; capacity development and mentoring of community volunteers and caregivers on child protection and education.
    • To develop a detailed annual work plan for OVC Care and support in child protection and education and participate in project evaluations and assessments.
    • To identify and support needy OVC with primary and secondary school fees.
    • To plan for and oversee debriefing training for adolescent youths.
    • To plan for and undertake follow-up training for community volunteers.
    • To facilitate the formation and training of Community OVC coalitions and task forces
    • To prepare and submit timely monthly, reports and share with partners as appropriate.
    • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Minimum of First Degree or HND in Social Sciences or a Degree in Public Health, Social Sciences, or another relevant field
    • 2-3 years experience.
    • Having an understanding of the child rights sector, OVC frameworks in Nigeria and OVC programming guidelines including National Service Standards is essential.
    • Experience working with children
    • Experienced in child rights
    • Knowledge of OVC programming is essential
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint presentation
    • Excellent project management skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision
    • Good communication skills and innovative
    • Fluency in English and Igbo is essential.
    • Must reside in Enugu state.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

    Note: For more information, Call the Program Manager on 08037514715.

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