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Job Detail

  • Job ID 15909
  • Salary As per WCUK salary Scale
  • No. of Opportunity 2
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Qualification Bachelor Degree
  • Hour full-time
  • Opportunity type Job
  • Duration 14 Months with possibility of extension
  • Vacancy No. WCUK/23/505
  • Organization War Child
  • Location Herat

Job Description

Job Description:

Job Purpose

The incumbent for this position is responsible to do family tracing, escorting the UAMs to their destinations and handing over to their families across Afghanistan and while needed handing over them to SWs who are based in Kabul for completing the handing over process to their respective families and collect proper documentation and high buy-in of receiving families.


The Duties and responsibilities may include but not limited to:

  • Conduct follow up interviews of unaccompanied minors brought to compound from Islam Qala Border.
  • Coordinate with SW Supervisor and assist in family tracing, re-integration and post integration monitoring
  • To ensure that the transition of the children from transit camp to handing over to their respective families runs smoothly with proper documentation and high buy-in of receiving families.
  •  Organize and coordinate post-integration monitoring through Department of Labor and Social Affairs (DoLSA) and the relevant provincial Child Protection Action Network (CPAN) where the children and their families live.
  •  Identify unaccompanied minors who were re-integrated into their families
  • To coordinate closely with the War Child UK Monitoring and Evaluation Department on M and E requirements of the project.
  • Conduct intake interviews, prepare case profiles of deported unaccompanied minors, conduct family tracing where needed and develop re-integration plan and post integration monitoring and ensure that management of cases are in accordance to the Minimum standards for child protection in Humanitarian action
  • Conducting debriefing and counseling session with minor and their families
  • To coordinate closely with the War Child UK Monitoring and Evaluation Department on M and E requirements of the project
  • Closed coordination and cooperation with staff in border.
  • Maintains and adherence to all War Child policies and procedures, including Child Protection policy.
  • Attends all supervisory meetings, team planning meetings and curriculum meetings scheduled by PM.
  • Given guidance on developing of case management system.
  • Keeping Closed coordination and communication between War child, DoRR, CHA and IOM in the Camp.
  • Keeping updated the Supervisor and Project Manager on the progress of project activities.
  • Prepare and submit weekly, monthly and quarterly Reports to the Supervisor/Project Manager.
  • Prepare proper documentation as per WCUK policies and procedures when delivering children to their families and for travel expenditures.
  • Any other tasks required by Supervisor/Project Manager.
  • Contribute to creating a culture committed to the safeguarding of children and adults and compliant to War Child’s Child Safeguarding and Adults at Risk Policies.


Our Values


We use our passion and creativity to deliver high quality evidence-based work designed to maximize our beneficial impact for children in conflict.

Accountable to Children

Children can rely on us to respond to their voices and to treat them with respect and dignity.


We expect to be held to account by our supporters and beneficiaries and we respond with openness and honesty.

Committed to each other

We support each other and our partners to achieve ambitious goals and to the best we can be we are honest and open with each other, sharing our success and confronting our challenges


Person Specification

War Child in Afghanistan operates in a dynamic environment with a team of highly motivated and dedicated staff. The right candidate will share these qualities and bring effective leadership to a diverse team. The successful candidate will be creative problem solver and foster a solution-based approach to management.

Experience and mandatory criteria:

  • Bachelor Degree in the field of social science/ related filed.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in Child Protection with I/NGOs
  • Experiences with working inside Child Friendly Space
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, including active listening skills
  • Ability to allocate and review priorities to meet the deadlines
  • Ability to identify problems ad resolutions
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to team’s success
  • Commitment and to understand of War Child UK values.
  • Having Positive and encouraging personality
  • Able to work with smart phone devices (Computer skills in Microsoft Office is preferred)
  • Ability in speaking two national language Dari and Pashtu (Basic English Language Skills is preferred)

How to Apply:

How to apply

  • Please go to this link:, fill in your information and attach your documents before the closing date – (04-May-2023).
  • Applications after closing date will not be accepted.
  • Please note that there is no telephonic inquiry and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for written test/interview.


Child safeguarding and Adults at Risk

Our work with children and at-risk adults to keep them safe is the most important thing we do. We are committed to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults in all areas of our work. We have zero tolerance for any behaviours and practices that puts children and/or vulnerable adults at risk of abuse and/or harm. Successful applicants will be expected to be compliant and sign up to our Child Safeguarding policy, our Code of Conduct and PSEA: Adults at Risk Policy. You can find the Child Safeguarding and Adults at Risk policy here: Child Safeguarding

Pre-employment checks

  • Employment with War Child will be subject to the following checks prior to your start date:
  • A satisfactory police record check to include a International/National Criminal Record Check, and a clear vetting and Due Diligence check
  • Receipt of three satisfactory reference

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