Program Officer, Youth Care Coworker at SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia

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SOS Children's Villages Ethiopia

Program Officer, Youth Care Coworker at SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia

Job Summary

SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia is an International Non-governmental organization and a member of SOS Children’s Villages International Federation. We started our humanitarian work in Ethiopia with the opening of our first Village in Mekelle, Northern part of Ethiopia in 1974. Since then, we have expanded our programs  to different regions where there are significant needs for intervention and where we believe we can work in partnership with all relevant  actors to bring  sustainable  positive outcomes for children’s and young people.

Job Title :Program Officer, Youth Care Coworker 

Job category :ngo jobs in Ethiopia

Experience level :Mid Level

Place of work :Gode, Somali

Salary : 


  • Sound commercial skills
  • Problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Good local dialect spoken, Speak fluently in both English & Amharic.
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • ject and time management skills
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Work experience in education, social work or community development is desired
  • Good knowledge of child, youth, family and community development
  • Good knowledge of national child care legislation and child’s rights
  • Strong and highly effective interpersonal, listening and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate a high level of empathy/emotional intelligence particularly working with young people and adolescents
  • Understanding and knowledge of subjects relating specifically to the care of adolescents (e.g. sexual health, HIV/Aids, relationships)
  • Ability to work in a busy and pressurized environment
  • High level of personal responsibility and integrity
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the local and national culture and background
  • ICT skills including working knowledge of Microsoft tools
  • Ability to present professionally and effectively both on 1:1 and large groups basis


  • A post-high school diploma/degree (university, higher colleges) in a relevant discipline (for example education/childcare or child and/or youth care, community/social work)
  • At least 3- 5 years’ previous experience in child/youth quality care

Program Officer, Youth Care Coworker at SOS Children’s Villages Ethiopia

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