Inini Pasina Iwewe Trust (IPI) is a Zimbabwean registered charitable organisation. The Trust seeks a Social Work volunteer to conduct psychosocial assessments, referrals and access to internal and community resources to widows and orphans who are experiencing personal difficulties.
Location: Remote Work
- Identify people and communities in need of help
- Assess client’s needs and situations
- Help clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives, such as illness or unemployment
- Research, refer, and advocate for community resources, such as food, childcare and healthcare to assist and improve a client’s wellbeing
- Respond to crisis situations such as child abuse and mental health emergencies
- Follow up with clients to ensure that their situations have improved
- Maintain case files and records
- Develop and evaluate programs and services to ensure that basic client needs are met
- Provide psychotherapy services
- Conduct psychosocial needs and risk assessments (i.e. housing, financial, health, mental health, etc) for clients in need of services
- Maintain client confidentiality at all times, including written and verbal communications, documentation, etc
- 1 – 2 hours each day or 2 days per week
- Potential volunteers must be motivated and committed to helping others
- Relevant qualifications and certifications
- Previous experience in working with vulnerable populations, specifically widows and orphans
- Experience with humanity issues or a strong desire to work in this area
- Outgoing personality and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
- Ideal candidate will have demonstrated cultural competency working with orphans and widows and individuals living with HIV/AIDS
Interested candidates should send their cv and motivational letter to email@example.com.
The successful candidates will be contacted directly.
The other candidates will remain in the database and will be contacted if their profile suits any other current or future volunteer position. All candidates information will be kept in the IPI’s database for future consideration.