Orphans and Child Welfare Assistant  

Job Location:  Istanbul – Turkey

Closing date:  24 July 2018

Reference:      POCE-SY-028/2018

Turkish National

Overall Responsibility:

Orphans and Child Welfare Assistant is responsible for the smooth and successful implementation of One-to-One Program in IR Turkey in cooperation with Orphans and Child Welfare Officer.


  • Support and assists the establishment of orphan sponsorship programme in Turkey and Syria in line with IRW policies and procedures.
  • Assist the department and start the sponsorship activities after consultation with Orphans and Child Welfare Assistant
  • Support Orphans and Child Welfare Officer on the sustainable and manageable expansion of the orphans’ programs within the agreed regions.
  • Assist Orphans and Child Welfare Officer to prepare all progress reports of the Orphans Welfare Program and share with partners as per the agreed process and deadlines.
  • Assist Orphans and Child Welfare to develop a plan of orphan’s home visits. Visiting the orphans in their homes in order to supervise any changes in their social life.
  • Responsible in uploading orphans’ bio-data online for sponsorship.
  • Prepare and Upload orphans’ progress report online.
  • Assists the Orphans and Child Welfare officer in maintaining a computerized database of orphan’s related information.
  • Assists the Orphans and Child Welfare officer in sponsorship disbursing and other aids to the Orphans.
  • Assists the Orphans and Child Welfare officer in designing and implementing Program activities in Country.
  • Writing Orphans Case Studies to support in the marketing and fundraising for the OSP.
  • Responsible to Maintain orphan’s files and documentation, with key documentation according to IRW policies.
  • Performs any other duties as and when required by the management.



  • It is essential that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with the Islamic Values and Principles. A commitment to IRW’s Vision, Mission and values is also essential (Link) .
  • Post graduate degree in development studies /social sciences/psychology or relevant qualification is desirable. A business management degree is also desirable.
  • Fluent written and spoken Arabic is required; a working knowledge of English is highly preferable.
  • Proven ability and experience in people and activity management as well as delegating roles and authority in a way in which enables teams to reach their targets/objectives.
  • Previous work experience, ideally with non-governmental organizations as well as in orphans/children activities, would be an advantage.
  • Proven experience of developing and implementing strategies and work plans which help to deliver the wider organisational objectives.
  • Ability to respond to a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Ability to guide staff development towards achieving key performance indicators and delivering development activities which assist the organisation in achieving its targets.
  • Sound communication skills which delivers complex information persuasively and with clarity.
  • Demonstrates the flexibility and energy that is required for a high level of self-management and awareness and willing to travel and work beyond working hours to meet deadlines when required: a working geographical knowledge of Istanbul is highly preferable.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.



If you are reliable, service minded, discreet, and dedicated and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application form from the attached link and forward the completed form to [email protected] on or before the closing date.

Application procedure:

  • Interested applicants that possess the personal specifications mentioned above may apply by completing the attached job application and send it to[email protected] before 24 of july 2018 at 5:00 pm. You may attach your CV with the application if you like.
  • The application could be downloaded from the following link:link
  • Please complete all the application and send it before the deadline, as any incomplete or late application will be refused.
  • Please rename the application file before sending it with your name and the position that you are applying for and save it with the same format. For example: (Ahmet MEHMET – Project Officer.docx)
  • Submitting this application does not represent any responsibility on the organization of any kind, and the organization has the right to set standards, as it deems appropriate for the job according to the information available about all applicants, and to select candidates who will attend a job interview from among the applicants in accordance with those standards.

If you have any query regarding the application, please send it to [email protected]