Psychosocial Support Consultancy Service at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

PsychosociSearch for Common Ground (SFCG)

Psychosocial Support Consultancy Service at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

Jobs in NGO / Non-Profit Associations at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

OUR MISSION End violent conflict. It’s our purpose — our call to action. Instead of tearing down an existing world, we focus on constructing a new one. We do this through a type of peacebuilding called conflict transformation. Meaning: we look to change the everyday interactions between groups of people in conflict, so they can work together t…
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Psychosocial Support Consultancy Service

About Psychosocial Support Fund

  • This project will provide a psychosocial support fund for project participants. These funds will be made available to any participants, especially young men and women community influencers, who request psychosocial support as a result of challenges or trauma they have experienced as a result of their participation in the program. The funds will finance psychosocial support services provided by trusted third parties.

Objective of Psychosocial Support

Specifically, the objectives of the psychosocial support sessions are as follows:

  • To finance psychosocial service providers who will train and support the TOTs in providing psychosocial support to their peers and the communities affected by effects of violent extremism.
  • To provide a psychosocial support fund for project participants especially young men and women community influencers that have experienced trauma as a result of their participation in the program.

Deliverables

  • TOTs in Garissa and Lamu counties to gain knowledge on trauma healing support
  • TOTs in Garissa and Lamu counties to offer psychosocial support to members of their own community
  • Participants are connected to fellow peers, government and non-government entities for support and guidance
  • Weekly summary of the progress
  • Monthly report on the progress of the sessions
  • Develop a client led recovery model for each of the persons dis-engaged
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Requirements

  • Proficiency in English and one of the local languages in Lamu and Garissa Counties.
  • Experience in conducting similar  assignments.
  • Trained to acknowledge the psychological, emotional, and physiological effects of traumatic events.
  • Understand the journey of life.
  • Well conversant with multiple coping skills and other useful tools in therapy.
  • Demonstrate skills, empathy, active listening skills, social and communication skills, boundary setting, critical thinking, patience, observant and confidentiality.
  • Contextual knowledge and experience in working in Lamu and Garissa counties.

Method of Application

Applications are submitted to kenyaprocurement@sfcg.org by 22nd October, 2023

 

 

Psychosocial Support Consultancy Service at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

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