Social worker

YOUR ROLE

If you are a passionate, solution-centered, creative, proactive professional with good communication skills, then being COAF (Children of Armenia Charitable Fund) Social Worker in Karakert Child and Family Center of Armavir region is a perfect role for you. Your responsibilities are following:

Case management (70%)

  • Identify risky residents and families of Karakert Child and Family Center’s target villages, and refer them to the Center.
  • Create a development plan for each family in the village, follow-up the implementation process, assure the quality of services, and adopt a multidisciplinary approach.
  • Create and maintain supportive network for the response of development plans․
  • Provide operational support to the Karakert Child and Family Center to ensure its efficient functioning.

Community development (30%)

  • Participate in community development projects within the target villages implemented by COAF, contributing to their success and sustainability.
  • Organize and implement training on different social problems prevalent in the communities.
  • Assist in the implementation of projects focused on the development and prevention of social problems within the communities.
  • Initiate community events dedicated to international days in order to raise the awareness of communities, to form social responsibility, and to emphasize the importance of the professional services provided.
  • Conduct regular assessments of the socio-economic situation of settlements and households, identifying strengths and resources within the communities and their residents.
  • Facilitate the formation of volunteer groups and provide guidance to empower them to implement social initiatives within the community.

YOUR TEAM

By stepping into the role of Social Worker, you’ll become an integral part of the COAF Village Programs team, working closely under the guidance of the COAF Social Work Manager and the Coordinator of the Karakert Child and Family Center.

YOU

We’re expecting your best and require that:

YOU KNOW

  • Be aware of the social protection system, social policy and legal framework of RA, have higher education in Social Work (BA and/or MA).
  • Armenian, both verbally and in writing.
  • Non-formal education methodology.
  • Formal education and Health policies of Armenia.

YOU ARE

  • An action taker, changemaker & a fighter.
  • A creative & out-of-the-box thinker.
  • Open-minded & critical.
  • Responsible & accountable.
  • Media-literate.
  • Socially responsible.
  • A lifelong learner.

YOU CAN

  • Provide high-quality Social Work services, drawing from your two years of experience in the field.
  • Collaborate effectively within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Utilize G Suite and other relevant working platforms proficiently.
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills, prioritize tasks, and effectively multitask.
  • Analyze and work with data to inform decision-making and interventions.
  • Work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Communicate persuasively and clearly, both verbally and in writing, to effectively present information and engage with stakeholders..

WE ARE

The “Children of Armenia” Charitable Fund (COAF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization aimed at improving the quality of life in rural Armenia, with a particular focus on children and youth. COAF’s target development areas are education, healthcare, child and family services, as well as social and economic development. COAF launched its programs in 2004, starting in one village and expanding to 82 villages and communities across the country with an investment of more than $70 million, impacting well over 107,000 people across rural Armenia.

Since 2015, COAF has developed and started implementing SMART Initiatives. COAF SMART is designed to advance a generation across the rural world through education that will benefit individuals, societies, and the environment. COAF SMART is an exemplary model of development and is presently being replicated in other regions and communities throughout Armenia. The first COAF SMART Center was inaugurated on May 27, 2018 near the village of Debet, Lori Region.

Note: COAF is a growing nonprofit working within a dynamic system. Our team must be agile as we grow in scale. We are looking for teammates who are resilient and adaptive.

WE OFFER

  • A life-changing work experience
  • A job that you’d be passionate about
  • Competitive salary
  • Career development opportunities
  • Positive and creative work environment

WE ARE WAITING FOR YOU 

Take your first step and apply․

You have until 2nd of June 2024 (EOD) to apply.

The organization conducts a day-to-day review of the applications, depending on the results of which, the hiring process and selection of the appropriate candidate can be carried out before the deadline.

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