Who we are
Hestia Hellas is a local NGO in Athens Greece. We provide sustainable, holistic services to vulnerable populations, including refugees, migrants and Greeks. Our focus is on community building, empowerment and advocacy to help these populations live a more dignified life.
The Child-Friendly Space (CFS) Coordinator is one of the main focal points within the organisation. In many cases the CFS is a first glimpse at potential child protection cases that can be referred internally to our psychosocial support team. Notwithstanding, the CFS Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the planning, set up, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the CFS program ensuring that program activities are implemented as planned and all goals are met within the designated budget. The CFS Coordinator will establish 3 child-friendly spaces providing holistic support services to approximately 300-400 Syrian, Iranian, Turkish, Afghani and African girls and boys (ages 2-17). The CFS will offer services such as informal education, sports, play and activities intended to restore a sense of normalcy, and life skills. The CFS Coordinator will also attend community-based child protection committees related to child protection cases.
Education:Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (Education, psychology, sociology, specialized education or social animation). Post graduate education training is an added advantage.
Experience: At least 2 years experience managing a CFS in an NGO setting
Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to children in emergencies context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, CFS Guidelines, etc.). Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Child Protection, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.
Knowledge of and adherence to the Child Protection, Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct
Interest in areas of child protection and/or education; background of dealing with children & young people.
Working knowledge of the logical framework approach to project design, monitoring and evaluation/ project cycle management.
Must be computer literate, with knowledge and hands on skills with email and in MS Office Word and Excel.
A highly successful candidate will be:
We are looking for someone who seeks to build a Home Away From Home for those displaced populations we serve. A smile. A helping hand, Dedication.
We will provide free accommodation in our volunteer house, with all the basic amenities (WiFi, heating, water, electric) covered.
How to Apply
Please send a CV and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please put the title of the position in the subject line.