Community Based Youth Support Project Coordinator

at World Wide Orphan Foundation (WWO)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted June 30, 2021
Category Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Position Over view: The social worker will provide support for all programs of the foundation in his/her area of expertise by working closely with the focal person at each Project.

Position Duties and Responsibilities:

Community based Youth Support Project

  • Designs and implements the psychosocial support activities for the HIV positive youth supported in the community which includes, guidance and counseling, life skill training , recreational activities  etc…
  • Works on placement and transition of youth into independent living or other child alternative care plans
  • Participates in home visits and provides support accordingly with the project supervisor
  • Manages urgent incidents reported by the youth, teachers or house mothers in collaboration with the project supervisor
  • Manages beneficiaries’ database and prepare monthly ,quarterly, and annual reports
  • Undertakes responsibilities in the absence of the project supervisor

Summer residential camp and outreach program

  • Oversees the overall camp project support with the support of  WWO country director
  • Participates in Camp budget preparation with the finance team and the country director
  • Supports the Camp Leadership and Medical team.
  • Ensures that staff undertake child focused activities
  • Manages all communication with camper’s parent/ guardians with Camp team
  • Manages documentation and reporting of the project.
  • Perform other tasks as deemed necessary

Job Requirements


  • BA degree in Psychology, counseling psychology, sociology, social work or related field
  • 3- 5 years of work experience especially in life skill training and counseling adolescents.
  • Computer skills including MS Office, Access-based databases and experience in writing reports.


  • English Language Proficiency
  • Exposure working with child focused projects


Applying Instructions

Interested and qualified applicant should apply through the P.O. Box Address below

P.O. Box: World Wide Orphan Foundation (WWO)

No.: 101763

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