Counsellors

SOS Children's Villages Nepal as a non-governmental social development organisation support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief. We advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners.  We offer a secure and friendly work environment; and are committed to safeguarding the rights of the children by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. 

SOS Children's Villages Nepal as a non-governmental social development organisation support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief. We advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners.  We offer a secure and friendly work environment; and are committed to safeguarding the rights of …

Counsellors

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SOS Children's Villages Nepal, a non-governmental social development organization, supports children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health, and emergency relief. We advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners.  We offer a secure and friendly work environment and are committed to safeguarding the rights of children by having zero-tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to providing a safe environment for coworkers and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations are fostered by building organizational systems, capacity, and awareness on our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We are now looking for interested and qualified individuals for the positions of Counsellor at various programme locations of SOS Children’s Villages Nepal.

Job positions:

Counsellor (5) :

  • SOS Children’s Village Lumbini (2)
  • Small Group Homes Lumbini (1)
  • SOS Children’s Village Bharatpur (1)
  • Small Group Homes Kavre (1)

The Counsellor will be responsible for supporting the social, moral, emotional and intellectual development of children and young people and guiding them by assessing the special educational requirements of an individual child and youth. She should have a good understanding of professional counselling approaches and strong skills in organising and facilitating training/workshops. She should manage documents, maintain the database, prepare the activity for children and young people, and report the events.

Key Performance Areas and Main Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance in the overall development of children and young people; this includes supporting children and young people through proper counselling and helping them to overcome their weaknesses and resolve problems with their peer group and others.
  • Assesses the special educational requirement of individual child and youth and make arrangements for support; this includes maintaining regular contact with teachers to follow up on the academic progress and timely monitoring of the youth’s academic performance.
  • Organises classes on enhancing self-esteem, on awareness of mental health through different extra curriculum activities like debate, theatre and other activities.

Qualification, Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in Psychology or Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least a second division or equivalent from a recognised university, along with one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling and three years’ relevant work experience or, Master’s Degree in Psychology or Master’s Degree in any discipline with at least a second division or equivalent from a recognised university, along with one-year Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling and one-year relevant work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills in English and Nepali and proficiency in computer applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and positive attitude.
  • Experience of working with children and young people will be an added advantage.
  • Preference will be given to candidates having two – wheeler license.

For the above mentioned position, candidates must be Nepali citizens below 35 years of age.

Salary and other benefits: As per the policies of the organisation.

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