16 May 2019

Advocacy Officer / Social Worker at BASICS International

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BASICS International ( USA) , a grassroot non profit with facilities and programmes in Chorkor, Accra Ghana ; is seeking a dynamic, young, articulate, quick thinking, multi talented, independent thinking, team player, individual to work directly in a high paced, high demanding office.


Job Description


  • The Advocacy Officer paramount responsibility is to support management and ensure that all beneficiaries rights are being met and services are being provided and improve the well being of clients
  • Review daily children incident reports ( regarding behavior, school performance, attendance and home life)
  • Manage database of incident reports
  • Make necessary recommendations ( for intervention) to Facilitators and management relating to incident reports
  • Mediate issues that arise among children.
  • Liaise with community schools in which children attend. ( to ensure children are attending, progressing, and receiving the support they need)
  • Community outreach- Identify children/ families that are in need of our services/program
  • Work with staff ( Tutors, Facilitators, to ensure they are providing the services to all beneficiaries)
  • Lead workshops that teach best practices for working with children.
  • Create weekly outlines for round table discussion with children on issues that will promote moral and social growth.
  • Organize and facilitate seminars, workshops and special activities; that promotes education and human rights of beneficiaries of BASICS (particularly women and children) .

Required Skills or Experience

  • At least 2 years education/work experience
  • Preferably speak GA or other local language
  • Have a strong understanding of the social system in Ghana
  • Have tangible solutions to change social change and empowerment


How to Apply

Submit a CV ( no more than 2 pages ) along with a 3 minutes video telling us why you should be selected to the BASICS International team. ( Videos longer than 3 minutes or less than 2 minutes will NOT be viewed by HR panel)

Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Are you ready now? Please find an application here: www.basicsinternational.org/hr-opportunities


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