Child Protection Index in Serbia: Selection of Experts

Photography credits: Silviu Ghetie

ChildPact together with World Vision Middle East and Eastern Europe, MODS (Network of CSOs for Children of Serbia) and Agroinvest Foundation Serbia (presence of World Vision  in Serbia) are happy to announce the launch of the project ‘Piloting a Child Protection Index’. 

The project implementers are now selecting a pool of experts from Serbia. If you are interested to contribute to this endeavor please download this document or see the selection criteria and application procedure below. 

SELECTION CRITERIA

1.1  CHILD PROTECTION EXPERTS

The child protection experts should be representatives / members / affiliates of MODS and fulfil the following conditions:

  • Hold an university degree in relevant social fields: social work, psychology, etc
  • Have relevant experience/ expertise in child protection: child abuse and neglect, child labour, exploitation (including sexual), child trafficking and missing children, drug abuse, adoptions, and alternative care for children
  • Have good knowledge / understanding of the public sector
  • Have previous experience in assessing child protection programs
  • Have a good command of English (reading, writing, speaking)

One of these experts will act as a country coordinator. The country coordinator will be a recognized leading child protection professional with good coordination and communication abilities.

1.2 LEGAL EXPERTS

The legal experts should also be representatives / members / affiliates of MODS or their close collaborators. They will meet the following conditions:

  • Hold university degree in legal studies
  • Have relevant child protection expertise
  • Have a good command of English (reading, writing, speaking)

SCOPE OF WORK

The selected experts would be required to participate to a one-day training on the data collection methodology and provide documented answers to approximately 250 indicators, within an agreed timeframe of approximately two months.

HOW TO APPLY

If interested please send your CV and a letter of motivation in English to andy_guth@wvi.org, before August 29th. Your affiliation to MODS will be checked by the ChildPact selection panel.