Program Officer: Child Development job at Alliance For Children Everywhere Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Program Officer: Child Development

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Admin & Office ]

Jobs at:

Alliance For Children Everywhere Zambia

Deadline of this Job:
15 October 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, October 08, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed


• Ensure that the children in Alliance for Children Everywhere Zambia (ACEZ) Facilities are well taken care of, in line with the Governments’ Minimum standards of Care.
• Conduct home assessments for children admitted to ACEZ transit homes
• Formulate and update Childs Care Plans in the ACEZ transit homes.
• Collaborate and maintain cooperation with Foster to Adopt (FTA) and Family Preservation and Empowerment Program (FPEP) and Education Program Officers.
• Compile monthly FPEP reports
• Ensure the children in the transit homes have access to quality health care and education
• Ensure that the children in the transit homes have adequate play, rest and well balanced meals
• Provide developmental therapy for children in the transit homes
• Any other duties assigned to you by the FPEP Manager.

The required candidate must be innovative, self-driven, passionate about empowerment of vulnerable children and families.

Specific Skills
• Good planner, with budgeting knowledge and ability to pay attention to detail
• Solid written and grammatical skills
• Ability to run projects and initiatives independently
• Ability to prioritize and multi task
• Ability to drive will be an added advantage (Valid Drivers License)

• Full Grade12 school Certificate,
• A Bachelors Degree in Child Psychology/Psychology, Social Work or any relevant Social Science
• Full Registration with the Social Workers Association of Zambia (SWAZ) will be an added advantage
• A qualification and experience in Psychosocial Counseling (especially involving children) will be an added advantage
• Two (2) years proven work experience
Note: Only candidates meeting the ab0ve requirements need apply to the below email address, no hand delivered applications will be allowed.

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


Job application procedure

Send an Application Letter, certified copies of Academic and Professional Qualifications and Curriculum Vitae, addressing your application to the Executive Director. Email your applications to: [email protected]
Closing Date: The closing date for applications is Friday, 15th October, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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