Social Worker (Kabul, Afghanistan) 149 views

Job Description

Job Description:


Level 2: Either  the role holder will have access to personal data about children and/or young people as part of their work; or they will be working in a ‘regulated’ position (accountant, barrister, solicitor, legal executive); therefore a police check will be required


Duties and responsibilities

Job Purpose

Under the direction of the child protection officer and in coordination with subordinate staff will be responsible for implementing HADAAF activities in the project coverage area in Kabul province on child protection to make the delivery of the child rights and child protection a reality. S/he will be responsible to work directly with the communities and children.

Key Accountabilities

preparing the monthly work planParticipation in all workshops and seminars organized for children and awareness of children’s situation.To survey the family situation of the most vulnerable children, families and introduce them to relevant organizations.Coordinate children’s issues with CPAN, government stakeholders, and resources in a systematic manner, considering the best interest of the child. Conduction of rapid/ assessment and field test survey as per questionnaire developed.Identification and reporting of key issues to CP officer, which affecting street working children in the city/ province.To have the knowledge/ and ability to collect required quantitative and qualitative sufficient information from the area.To assist the Child protection 0fficers in the provision of relevant information that helps them to present to CPAN.Collecting update data/ information that reflects and prioritizes the situation and magnitude of street working children in the city/ province.Have the ability to assist the Child protection officers to input for designing a future intervention to improve the lives and access to the opportunity of street working children in and around the city/ province.To assist the Child protection officers in data entry and analyzing and reporting the situation of street working children. Have the ability and knowledge to work with various environments – the sense of respect to multi-culture and behaves in the community.Have the ability to assist the CP Officers to input for designing a future intervention to improve the lives and access to the opportunity of street working children in and around the city/province.Meeting with the community/ elders and institutions in project target areas, to ensure their participation and cooperation To assist the Child protection officer in the identification of local resources to refer children.Establish and maintain good working relationships with authorities on community

Skills and Behaviours: HADAAF Values in Practice


  • Ensure that you work to the best of your ability and demonstrate high levels of commitment to HADAAF to ensure the objectives of your role and the country programme are met.


  • Ensure the effective and efficient use of all HADAAF resources to keep costs low and ensure safety in the workplace


  • Comply with the requirements of the HADAAF Child Safeguarding Policy to ensure maximum protection for children


  • Lead, manage and motivate a team, ensuring that they have clear objectives and receive meaningful feedback on their performance.


  • Other duties as directed.
  • (Obviously, this needs to only include duties that could be reasonably expected to be carried out by someone with the skills, experience, and seniority associated with the job in question).

Additional job responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities set out above are not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to carry out additional duties from time to time that is reasonable concerning their level of skills and experience.

In the event of a significant humanitarian emergency, the post-holder will be expected to work outside their normal job description; vary their working hours, and occasionally work from a different location should the need arise.

Equal Opportunities

The post holder is required to carry out the duties in accordance with the SCI Equal Opportunities and Diversity policies and procedures.

Health &Safety and Security

The post holder is required to carry out their duties in accordance with HADAAF and Safety policies and procedures and our Global Security policy and procedures.

Compliance policies: Child Safeguarding and Code of Conduct; Anti-Bribery and Fraud

The post holder is required to comply with these key policies, and other organizational policies and procedures, at all times.




About Humanitarian Assistance & Development Association for Afghanistan(HADAAF):

HADAAF is a non-governmental, non for profit and non-sectarian Afghan NGO founded in March 2004 and legally registered with the Ministry of Economy in 2006. Since its inception, HADAAF has been implementing programs in different sectors such as; health, education, livelihood, emergency response and community’s social development mostly in hard to reach area of Afghanistan. Under its programs HAFAAF is targeting the most vulnerable communities; such as marginalized women and children, people with disabilities, internal and external displaced population in different parts of the country. HADAAF has adapted a strategic approach of partnership and collaboration throughout its program implementation. Thus far, HAFAAF has implementing projects/programs in partnership with Mop, IMC, UNICEF, WHO, Save the Children International, Swedish Committee for Afghanistan, Johan niter and Cortaid in Nuristan, Rogan, Gyor, Farah, Kabul, Kumar, Lachman and Kabul provinces. This collaborative approach has enabled HADAAF to get access to hard-to-reach areas and implement quality service delivery.  

To guide the organization and its staff and board of directors, HADAAF have developed a strategic plan for five years covering period of 2017-2021. The strategic plan, outline key priority areas based on the need of target population and context of the country. The Strategic plan is fully in line with the Afghan Government National Development Priorities Plan, The Afghan Citizen Charter, Global Sustainable Development Goal-2030 and development agendas of other development partners currently active in Afghanistan. The strategic plan was developed throughout the participatory and collaborative manner involving HADAAF programmer beneficiaries (i.e. target population), government actors, relevant development partners, HADAAF, s relevant staff as well as members of the governing bodies

HADAAF respects & adhere to national & international humanitarian standards such as International Human Rights, Convention on the Rights of Children (CRC), The Humanitarian Charter and Minimum Standards in Disaster Response, Do NO Harm, Speer Standards, NGO Laws and Code of Conduct among others,

After 14 years of existence in the country, HADAAF got good capacity in program development and implementation and operation at national and sub-national level. This includes; a) program development section, b) program implementation section including M&E, c) human resource section, d) logistic/supply chain section, e) finance section including internal control mechanism.

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:


  • 14 Class or Bachelor degree.
  • Three years of expertise in Child Rights and Child Protection Issues
  • Previous experience working on child protection or education Projects
  • Good Oral and Written Dari skill
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Strong communication skill especially with the communities and children
  • Ability to travel within project coverage districts & other provinces as needed



  • Experience in Training and facilitation
  • Experience in community mobilization
  • Experience in working with the children


  • Understanding of local languages and customs

Vacancy Number


No. Of Jobs




Years of Experience

Three years expertise in Child Rights and Child Pr


8 Month with possibility of extension.


According to HADAAF Salary Scale per month

Submission Guideline

Submission Guideline:

Interested candidate with the required qualification and experience should send their applications along with cover letter to  no letter than 03rd of April 2021.

 Contact Number: +93786243900

Applications will not be accepted/considered after the closing date. Only short-listed candidates whose applications meet the above criteria will be considered.

Note: Applicant should mention the Vacancy Number in the Subject line of the E-mail.

Submission Email

Submission Email

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