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Child Safeguarding Intern

Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We’re changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose: The Child Safeguarding Intern will carry out a various Child Safeguarding activities on a daily basis. The Child Safeguarding Intern roles and responsibilities include, filling Child Safeguarding documents and recording list of SCI employees, partner’s employee in Child Safeguarding trainings as well as Child Safeguarding awareness sessions for our beneficiaries.

Contract Duration: 3 Months

Location: Hargeisa

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum high school or Diploma of qualification in social, Human Resource in recognized institutes or university.
  • Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets, Ms Word.
  • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Ability and willingness to learn scale up skills in child rights, child protection and child safeguarding
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supportive personnel management style
  • Good command of English both written and spoken
  • Willingness to work in odd hours, go extra mile and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

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Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm.

We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.

It was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

In addition to the UK organisation, there are 29 other national Save the Children organisations who are members of Save the Children International, a global network of nonprofit organisations supporting local partners in over 120 countries around the world.

In 2015, we reached over 62 million children directly through our and our partners' work.

Save the Children has led global action on children’s rights for more than 90 years.

1919 Eglantyne Jebb established the Save the Children Fund to feed children facing starvation after the First World War

1924 the League of Nations adopted Eglantyne’s charter on children’s rights

1939–1945 During the Second World War, we worked to safeguard children directly affected by the war. We continue to do this in conflict-affected regions

1977 A number of Save the Children organisations formed an alliance to coordinate campaigning work to improve outcomes for the world’s children, sowing the seeds for Save the Children as a single global movement for children

1989 The United Nations General Assembly adopted the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

194 countries have signed up to this legally binding convention

2004–2009 Save the Children’s largest humanitarian operation, in response to the Indian Ocean tsunami. Our tsunami response programme received funding of US$272 million, largely through generous donations

2009 Save the Children launched EVERY ONE, our largest ever global campaign, to prevent millions of mothers and young children from dying

2012 Our work once again touched the lives of over 125 million children worldwide and directly reached 45 million children.

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0 USD Somalia CF 3201 Abc road Contract , 40 hours per week Save the Children

Child Safeguarding Intern

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential.

We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

We have over two million supporters worldwide and raised 1.9 billion dollars last year to reach more children than ever before, through programmes in health, nutrition, education, protection and child rights, also in times of humanitarian crises.

Following a major transition, our international programmes are now delivered through a merged operation with 15,000 staff, managed through seven regional hubs and reporting to a relatively small, central office. We're changing to become more efficient, more aligned, a better partner, a stronger advocate, a magnet for world-class people and relevant for the 21st century.

Role Purpose: The Child Safeguarding Intern will carry out a various Child Safeguarding activities on a daily basis. The Child Safeguarding Intern roles and responsibilities include, filling Child Safeguarding documents and recording list of SCI employees, partner's employee in Child Safeguarding trainings as well as Child Safeguarding awareness sessions for our beneficiaries.

Contract Duration: 3 Months

Location: Hargeisa

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum high school or Diploma of qualification in social, Human Resource in recognized institutes or university.
  • Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets, Ms Word.
  • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Ability and willingness to learn scale up skills in child rights, child protection and child safeguarding
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supportive personnel management style
  • Good command of English both written and spoken
  • Willingness to work in odd hours, go extra mile and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;
  • Commitment to Save the Children values

Please apply in English saving your CV and covering letter as a single document, including your salary expectations for this role. To see a full a job description, please visit our website at

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse. Employment is subject to our Child protection standards including background checks and adherence to our Child Safeguarding Policy

Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified talent.

Disclaimer:

Save the Children International does not charge any kind of fee at whichever stage of the recruitment process and does not act through recruitment agents

2020-10-22

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