Child Friendly Space Animator

Job Description: Child Friendly Space Animator
Position: CFS Animator

Purpose of the Role: The Child Friendly Spaces (CFS) Animator implements activities at the Child Friendly Spaces.

Reports to: CFS Supervisor

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and support children’s play activities for a minimum of 6 hours per day/week, at the agreed times
  • Ensure a safe and child-friendly atmosphere within the Child Friendly Space
  • Conduct a daily visual assessment of the children and ensure a variety of structured games and activities within the Child Friendly Space, catering to the needs of children of different ages, genders, and abilities
  • Ensure that children feel comfortable, safe, and respected
  • Ensure that children’s participation and input form the basis of the Child Friendly Space and the activities
  • Establish a rotation system to promote the sharing of equipment and games between children
  • Be a positive role model and demonstrate conflict-solving behaviors
  • Ensure that all games and equipment are accounted for and stored securely at the end of the day
  • Liaise with parents and the community regularly to keep them informed of any developments or problems within the Child Friendly Space and surrounding areas
  • Screen for and monitor protection needs and gaps in and around the Child Friendly Space
  • Ensure presence of at least one parent of each child/siblings in the CFS or near surroundings

Qualifications, Experience and Skills:

  • At least two years of experience in Education (formal or non-formal), Pre-school, After-School and/or Psychosocial support for young children and/or adolescents
  • Interest in working with migrant/refugee children
  • Ability to carry-out activities for children on the move in transit
  • Ability to engage with children/ adolescents from different cultural backgrounds
  • Good communication skills, team player, and flexibility
  • Capacity to work in difficult, stressful and intensive contexts
  • Good knowledge of children’s/adolescent’s rights and related matters.
  • Good oral and verbal communications skills
  • Good knowledge of English and/or Arabic/Farsi will be an asset

Application Forms

Interested candidates please forward your English CV to [To send your CV please click here] Please mention the Position Code at the subject of the e-mail in any of your correspondence SMS/CP/CFSA. All CVs will be treated with the strictest of confidentiality. We will only contact candidates matching our criteria.