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Center of Concern is a registered indigenous nongovernmental, non for profit organization working on Human Rights, Democracy, Peace Building & Conflict Management, Child Empowerment and Protection, Youth and Women Empowerment, Education, Environment & Climate  Change in Sidaama and SNNP Regional States.

Center of Concern is looking for a competent Social Worker for the “Urban Destitute Support Project” to be implemented in Hawassa City Administration in collaboration with the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

Position Description:

Position Title: Social Worker

Required: One/1/

Salary:  ETB 9,000 (including benefits)

Reports to: Urban Destitute Project Coordinator

Duty Station: Hawassa 

Application Deadline: May 26, 2021

Duration: 1 year with possibility of extension up on performance and fund availability

Job summary:

The Social Worker will be responsible for the overall planning and implementation of routine rehabilitation activities. S/he is also responsible for the adherence of safeguarding policy, data management of beneficiaries, file keeping and proper documentation. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

Prepare implementation plan in collaboration with the project team

Conduct assessment of each target beneficiary and develop rehabilitation plan

Provide multiple entry points for reintegration opportunities and services for targeted street living adults and elders.

Carry out social work activities, particularly with the target group of street living adults and elders

Produce a detailed report on the accomplished activities

Play a key role in the rehabilitation of the targeted street living adults and youth 

Provide after care follow up support to reunified adults and elders

Performs any other activities as assigned by the line manager

Job Requirements:

Education & Experience:

MA/BA in Social work, Psychology, Sociology and similar fields.

Minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in nongovernmental organizations only 


Other Skills and Desirables 

Speaking and writing Sidaamu Affo

Computer application skills

Understanding and knowledge of the socioeconomic issues of street youth and elders 

Excellent written and verbal communication skills 

Good time management and management skills

Excellent interpersonal skills and good team spirit

Ability to meet deadlines, accuracy and attention to details

Motor/Car driving license 


Interested applicants should apply in person their non-returnable application letter, CV, academic credentials and other supporting documents before the deadline to the following address.


Haik Dar Sub city, Kebele 05

Sidama Red Cross Association’s Compound

Center of Concern-HR Officer, Office No: 5