Armenian association of Social Workers

TITLE: Juvenile expert
2016 June 20

LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia
JOB DESCRIPTION: With the financial support of OSCE, Fund for Armenian Relief Children’s Support Centre is currently seeking to hire a Juvenile expert to make National Strategy and Action Plan on Juvenile Crime Prevention reflecting current legal language and context.

- Review the draft of strategy plan on Juvenile Crime Prevention with lawyers, juvenile expert and social expert
- ensure that the document properly addresses the current reforms on Integrated Social Services and De-institionalization of children
- closely work with working group members to receive feedback finalizing the strategy plan
- represent the influence of the reforms on juvenile crime prevention by speaking about international and national experience of preventing juvenile crime prevention during 2-day training in Gyumri and Berd.

Juvenile expert’s service is anticipated for 32 days, including 2 days’ work as a trainer in Gyumri and Berd.

- Finalized National Strategy and Action Plan on Juvenile Crime Prevention in cooperation with lawyers and social expert
- Developed outline for capacity building meetings on current 2 reforms (Integrated Social Services and De-institionalization of children) in cooperation with lawyers and social expert

- Higher education, preferably in Law/Social Sciences;
- Professional work experience in juvenile justice field;
- Excellent knowledge of the criminal law, juvenile justice;
- Excellent computer skills: knowledge of the MS Office package;
- Excellent knowledge of Armenian and English languages;
- Good communication skills;
- Team working and time management skills.

All interested and qualified candidates are welcomed to send their CVs in English language Please indicate the position title in the subject field of the message.

OPENING DATE: 20 June 2016
ABOUT PROJECT: The overall goal of the Project is to contribute to the efforts of policy-makers to adopt sound legislation and policy papers and to promote changes in legislation and practice corresponding to child-friendly justice standards and recommendation of the HR monitoring bodies.