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Save the Children is an international NGO and the world’s top independent charity for children in need. Since 1919, we have been fighting for children’s rights, saving their lives and providing hope for brighter futures worldwide.  Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We currently work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.

We are currently seeking to fill the following position:

VILLAGE FACILITATORFAMILIES FIRST
3 positions, based in Cianjur
1 position based in Bandung Barat
Code : VF-FF

ROLE PURPOSE:
Families First is a long term program to shift the paradigm from institutionalization based towards family based care and to support a major shift in policy and practice in the way child protection and care is understood and delivered. The program was selected as the signature program and has been running from 2014 to 2018. The Families First Program develop its strategies to achieve paradigm shift as follows:

On Preventing Institutionalization:

On Direct Response: Girls and boys facing care and protection issues are supported through effective and appropriate responses based on their individual needs and best interests from the Children and Family Support Cente(rPDAK).

On Legal and Policy Change: National, provincial and district laws provide legal safeguards to girls and boys, preventing unnecessary institutionalization, and promoting family based care.

One of FF program location is Cianjur and Bandung districts in West Java province that has been starting from 2014. The position of Village Facilitator responsible for the implementation of preventing institutionalization with focusing families are able to take care of children within their own homes or in other type of family-based alternative care, and able to access services and support in their own communities. Village Facilitator also ensures the community initiatives accomplished for appropriate care for children in the village where s/he assigned.

Updated CV and application letter should be sent to recruitment.indonesia@savethechildren.org
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format:
<VF-FF ><your name><preferred city>  
Closing date for application is up to 25 March 2016
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)