17 Jan 2016


VILLAGE FORCUS INTERNATIONAL – LAOS – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

Investing in local leaders to create global change

Social worker:
Protection and Empowerment of Women and Children (PEWC) programme

Village Focus International (VFI) is an INGO working in the Lao PDR since 2001. VFI is looking to fill the position of Social worker, who will be responsible for undertake case follow up and reintegration of trafficking survivors especially women and children. This position will be based in Vientiane capital.


  • Communicate and coordinate with other project stakeholders and government partners in order to build a strong case referral in both internal external level
  • Working closely with immigration official and anti trafficking official at the friendship bridge border and other border if require in order to provide assistance to pushback case who will be departed from Thailand
  • Undertake and assist case interview to screen case at the border and identify victim of trafficking together with anti trafficking official
  • Provide information on victim rights, CRC, human trafficking, safe migration and other related issue to push back case and shelter residents
  • Undertake family assessment, follow up, family tracing, provide small grand, repatriation and reintegration
  • Document and update case fax filling and report to project manager
  • Prepare monthly and activity planning and budget to project manager
  • Prepare monthly and activity report include budget to project manager
  • Assist project manager to prepare yearly, and quarterly plan and report
  • Attend staff weekly, and monthly meeting to plan and feed back
  • Attend the case conference meetings with shelter team to prepare case planning and case reintegration
  • Assist to conduct case management meeting with government partner for special case when require.
  • Organize and assist on meeting and workshop that VFI hosted when require
  • Prepare monthly case study

Qualification and Experiences

  • Bachelor Degree in social worker or related field
  • Ability to develop plans and reports in Lao and English (with minimal assistance)
  • A minimum of one years of social work experience
  • Experience working with NGOs
  • Basic understanding of trafficking, CRC, CEDEW and related issues
  • Computer skills: word processing, Excel, power point, email, internet
  • Leadership skills: able to facilitate meeting and training
  • Fluency in spoken Lao and English

Social Characteristics

  • Open-minded and willing to work with trafficking victims
  • Ability to work with and communicate effectively with other staff and partners.
  • Ability to work on emergency time when require
  • Ability to communicate effectively and network with a range of stakeholders
  • Ability/interest to work closely with Government, INGOs and the private sector
  • Experience in and appreciation of ethnic minority groups and gender-related issues
  • Able to travel in the remote area and other country when require

How to Apply

Please send your written application together with CV, copies of certificates and references by January 30th, 2016 to Kongseng SIRIVATH at kongseng@villagefocus.or g and Soyfa DALALOY at soyfad@yahoo.com or send to: VFILAO Box 4697 Vientiane, Lao PDR / Tel: 021 312519 / fax: 021 350740

Job Categories: OFFICER. Job Types: Full-Time.

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