CAREGIVER

KOPILA VALLEY SCHOOL (KVS)

"A world where every child is educated, safe and loved"

KVS is a non-profitable school running under the Kopila Valley Sewa Samaj, an NGO registered in Surkhet, Nepal, and funded by BlinkNow Foundation USA to provide world-class education to the neediest children who deserve the best education.  Our mission is to change the world by empowering Nepal’s children. The K-12 school is co-located with other programs including a residential children’s home, women’s empowerment center, sustainability, health and wellness, and family development program. We provide our students a free education, educational materials, health treatment and medicine, counseling, and a place to live. With our innovative future program, we strive to provide our children with career guidance, and scholarships for further studies. 

The BlinkNow Foundation is a 501(c)(3) based in New Jersey which, through its country office in Nepal, oversees these programs in rural Nepal. Every day we strive to create a sustainable organization working to educate all of Kopila’s children until they are ready to enter the world as happy, skilled, confident, self-sufficient adults. We believe we can serve as a model for quality education in Nepal. We will strive to provide our children with scholarships (should they choose to pursue higher education), and the skills required to enter the world as global citizens, and ambassadors for change.

KOPILA VALLEY SCHOOL (KVS)

"A world where every child is educated, safe and loved"

KVS is a non-profitable school running under the Kopila Valley Sewa Samaj, an NGO registered in Surkhet, Nepal, and funded by BlinkNow Foundation USA to provide world-class education to the neediest children who deserve the best education.  Our mission is to change the world by empowering Nepal’s children. The K-12 …

CAREGIVER

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : Others
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Job Location : Birendranagar-4 Surkhet
Offered Salary : Negotiable
Apply Before(Deadline) : Nov. 21, 2022 23:55 (1 year, 8 months ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Higher Secondary (+2/A Levels/Ib)
Experience Required : More than or equal to 3 years
Age : More than 25 years
Professional Skill Required : Counseling Emergency Care Management Caregiving Interpersonal Skills
Other Specification

Position Summary

KVS is seeking a qualified & enthusiastic Female Caregiver. The Caregiver of Girls’ Hostel at KVS is responsible for the care, wellbeing, and upbringing of the girls living in the Kopila Valley Girls’ Hostel. Her role is to provide the basic parental, pastoral, and holistic care to provide support to the girls with the brightest future possible. Other responsibilities include managing and coordinating with staff members working in the Girls’s Hostel, and making sure that all related operations are running as smoothly as possible. The Caregiver should have patience and passion for working with children. This is an in-house/residential full-time position, and we provide learning opportunities and exciting personal & professional growth opportunities in the organization. 

Requirements

  • Work Location: Birendranagar -4, Surkhet
  • Reporting to: Program Manager & Principal
  • Number: 1 Position
  • Contract: Full-time, long-term position (yearly renewal)
  • Benefits: Competitive Salary benefit with, festival allowance, SSF, on-site meals
  • Nationality: Nepali citizens only


Job Description

Core Responsibilities

  1. Make sure that the children at Girls’s Hostel are cared for and supported in the best possible way.
  2. Manage home operations, children’s activities and supervise the support team members. 
  3. Support in the process of children’s reintegration into the family/community, and their higher education.

Detailed Responsibilities

1. Make sure that the children at Girl’s Hostel are cared for and supported in the best possible way.

  • Create and update routines for the activities of children in Kopila Valley Girl’s Hostel, and make sure that they are followed properly.
  • Manage activities that are designed to promote physical, mental, and social development of the children. 
  • Being a primary caregiver you are responsible for development, health and safety for all the girls residing in the Girls’s Hostel
  • Make sure that you give extra focus to girls based on vulnerability. Also make sure that they are ready for school, and monitor their personal hygiene.
  • Make sure the children take all the scheduled life skills development training through coordination with the supervisor.
  • Support children in their education-ensure that they study for an appropriate amount, and manage interactive activities and support children to learn, grow and feel proud.
  • Make sure that the health needs of the children are addressed promptly, using all available resources, such as first aid, the school clinic, and other local and national health services as required.
  • Performing regular check-in with the girls in a one-to-one format in order to provide support and engage them. 
  • Oversee the kitchen management by ensuring that the food schedule/time is properly managed, seasonal menu change is prepared and communicated to the team members, and cleanliness, hygiene, and safety are maintained in and around the bedrooms, study-room and the kitchen.  
  • Managing the children’s clothing and hygiene and encouraging the older children to take responsibility for their own clothing and hygiene as much as possible.
  • Managing positive interaction activities for growth and development of the girls.
  • Being responsible for disciplining the kids in the Girls’s Hostel.
  • Maintain children’s documentation including passport, citizenships, birth certificate and other relevant legal documents.

2. Manage home operations activities and supervise support team members.

  • Supervise the work of support staff at the Girls’s Hostel daily and provide continued feedback for any improvements required to improve services.
  • Coordinate with the admin team to make sure that all the required goods and supplies are procured as needed in a timely manner. 
  • Monitoring the home supplies and making sure they are always adequate and up to date.
  • Demonstrate discipline from personal behavior, initiate it for the team to demonstrate, and encourage the team to the children to follow. 
  • Evaluate the performance of the support staff and support them in their professional development. 
  • Making sure the home is running smoothly.
  • Manage individual files of girls at Girls’ Hostel with the help of Health and Wellness Manager.

3. Support in the process of admission, reintegration into the family/community and support children for their higher education.  

  • Make sure all the required documents are filed at the time of admission and also help other team members to prepare the documents. 
  • Support children to prepare for transition and reintegration in the family/community by organizing designed workshops for them. 
  • Be involved in the re-integration team and support the team with necessary documentation, home visits and follow-ups.
  • Facilitate the process of reintegration in the communities.
  • Do regular home visits whenever required.
  • Make sure that you are in regular communication with guardians and families.
  • Ensure that the children are prepared for higher education and support future studies of the children as needed. 

Additional expectations

  • Build positive working relationships and environment in the organization by bringing solutions to the discussion table.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all interactions and execution of duties including ensuring confidentiality as per the organization’s protocols.
  • Report to the manager on a weekly basis, and as needed in case of urgent activities.
  • Build and maintain a strong relationship with the leadership team to ensure the continued success of our joint projects.
  • Demonstrate strong work ethics, compassion, and professionalism and exhibit a high level of integrity towards the organization.
  • Arrange and attend regular staff meetings both within and outside the program team.
  • Communicating regularly, this includes responding to messages and emails promptly.

The above list of responsibilities is not comprehensive, and the Caregiver may be required to take on additional responsibilities, as determined by her manager.

 Key Characteristics
  • You believe that we can change the world, in the blink of an eye
  • You believe in making decisions that put children first
  • You are self-motivated, organized, and approachable
  • You enjoy creating systems, keeping records, and increasing efficiency
  • You are always looking for new ways for our team to work smarter instead of harder
  • You are detail-oriented and conscientious. You make sure nothing slips through the cracks
  • You have a strong work ethic and a willingness to pick up new skills. You are comfortable multi-tasking
  • You are positive, patient, and a clear communicator who is comfortable working with all levels of staff members.  
  • You are an empathetic person, with a knack for putting out fires before they start and soothing conflicts brewing beneath the surface
  • You require little supervision and are flexible. You understand that you will be wearing many hats in this role, many of which are not explicitly included in this job description. 

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