Full-time Programme Coordinator & Designated Safeguarding Officer

17.August 2023

RED NOSES Jordan (RNJO) is seeking a qualified candidate for one year (with possibility of extension) for the full-time position of Programme Coordinator and Designated Safeguarding Officer at the office of RED NOSES Jordan, located in Amman- Jordan.

About RED NOSES Jordan (RNJO):

RNJO is an artistic organisation with the mission to bring humour and laughter to people in need of joy. It is one of 11 RED NOSES group countries and was officially registered as a local branch office of RED NOSES International (RNI) in Jordan in 2017. RED NOSES is the first artistic organisation in Jordan that combines the art of clowning with healthcare and introduces this creative performing art into unusual places like social and medical facilities.

Through different artistic interventions, RNJO provided psychosocial support and help improve the emotional well-being of hospitalised children, children with disabilities, the elderly and children in marginalised areas. Currently, RNJO is operating in several medical and social facilities around Jordan. Since the establishment, RNJO has contributed to the development of a Jordanian creative clowning sector that contains many local talents and performing artists and has a great impact on the health, cultural and artistic life and scene in Jordan.

RED NOSES vision:

  • We believe in the beauty of human emotions and strive to help people rediscover moments of happiness, especially in times and places of crisis and hardship.
  • We envision the creation of a healthier and more humane world by contributing to the wellbeing of all human beings.
  • With the art of philosophy of professional clowning we support society in reconnecting with joy, happiness and optimism.
  • A healthy society knows how to laugh and play; people living in a healthy society are connected to each other.
  • RED NOSES is a global movement with a clear focus on encouraging more joy and happiness in the world.

Duties and responsibilities:

The Programme Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and logistics of all artistic activities related to the clown’s team together with the Artistic Director. Furthermore, he/she will act as the designated safeguarding officer for RED NOSES Jordan.

Programme coordination:

  • Organize the monthly clown visits programme to the various social and medical facilities.
  • Maintain regular contact with the clowns and medical and social facilities to ensure smooth implementation of the monthly visits.
  • Organize local artistic meetings, workshops and coaching, including all the logistics. 
  • Organize the logistic and travels of the clowns to attend international artistic trainings and exchange.
  • Collect, review and follow up on reports and invoices.
  • Follow up on RED NOSES International curriculum and its fulfilment by RED NOSES Jordan.
  • Organize and attend when necessary annual feedback meetings with medical and social facilities, in addition to meeting with new facilities.
  • Monthly update on statistic overviews for clowns’ visits and coaching sessions.
  • Coordination of clowns’ audition.
  • Organize and maintain costumes and requisites for clown visits and performances.
  • Coordinate artistic administrative matters in the office as required.


  • Act as first point of contact for concerns regarding all safeguarding incidents.
  • Provide safeguarding training and guidance for the team.
  • Establish links with local child protection specialists.

Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning:

  • Collect and analyse the data from the clown report.
  • Collect and analyse the workshops’ evaluation forms.
  • Support the AD in Integrating the learnings into the artistic workflow.


  • Artistic Petty Cash is correctly handled and managed.
  • The clown visits are organized and carried out smoothly and in a timely manner.
  • The trainings, workshops and lectures of the RED NOSES curriculum are implemented and followed up.
  • Smooth artistic admin structures in the clown team are in place.
  • Ensuring that staff and partners are aware of the Safeguarding Policy and that it is implemented accordingly.
  • A basic MEL system is implemented.


  • University Degree in Public or Business Administration, art, social or humanitarian sciences or any related field.
  • At least 2 years of professional experience. Working experience in the cultural field and/or creative industries is an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Arabic and English.
  • Digital, IT and Microsoft Office, online forms, etc.
  • Strong managerial skills and details oriented
  • Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations related to safeguarding and child protection.

Core competences:

  • Humour, teamwork, ability to work in an international and multi-cultural environment, time management results oriented.
  • Strong communication skills and ensure maintaining good relations and smooth operations within the team and partners.
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Ethics and Confidentiality

Application process:

All applicants must send a cover letter an updated CV (no longer than three pages) in English via email to info[at]rednoses.jo by 28/05/2023. Please put ‘Programme Coordinator’ in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Statement on Safeguarding:

RED NOSES always seek to create safe environments for children and vulnerable adults in all programmes and in countries we work in. We recognise the utmost importance of keeping children and vulnerable adults safe and ensuring that they are protected from maltreatment or anything, that is detrimental to their health and development, within our organisation as well as with our partners. We do not tolerate any form of child abuse, exploitation, neglect or violation of a child’s and vulnerable person’s privacy and rights.

As part of RED NOSES safeguarding policies, upon recruitment, employees should submit a criminal record certificate issued by the local authorities.