Protection Officer US Non-profit Careers – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International

Job Title:          Protection Officer
Organization: American
Refugee Committee (ARC) International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Protection
Manager / Team Leader
About US:
The American Refugee Committee
(ARC) International is an International nonprofit, nonsectarian organization
that provides humanitarian assistance and training to millions of beneficiaries
around the world.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop and review an operational plan and
    budget for implementing
    Sexual and Gender Based Violence related activities in line with the
    project objectives.
  • Build and implement networks and partnerships
    (linkages) with community structures and partners on SGBV prevention and
    response in line with the Referral Pathways.
  • Plan and conduct awareness raising on Sexual
    and Gender Based Violence with the community and other relevant
    stakeholders in line with the SASA methodology.
  • Provide psychosocial counseling to SGBV
    survivors and other persons of concern in line with the Case management guidelines.
  • Plan and strengthen the capacity of community
    structures, partners and other relevant stakeholders on Sexual and Gender
    Based Violence prevention and response in line with the established
    procedures and guidelines.
  • Conduct community outreaches on Sexual and
    Gender Based Violence and other related issues in line with the set
  • Conduct referrals of Sexual and Gender Based
    Violence patients, clients and survivors to relevant service providers in
    line with the referral
  • Offer technical support to women and men groups
    in livelihoods for economic empowerment in line with SGBV risk reduction

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC)
    International Protection Officer job placement should preferably hold a University
    Degree in Social sciences, Public health or other relevant field.
  • Three years of training experience in addressing GBV and protection
  • Extensive knowledge of GBV, gender, or public health
    with previous experience in GBV prevention and response programming;
    knowledge of the guiding principles and IASC Guidelines on GBV interventions in humanitarian settings.
  • In-depth knowledge of training programs
    including assessments, instructional design, action planning, program
    delivery, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Extensive experience in technical and
    organizational capacity-building
    activities, in-depth knowledge of program design, including assessments,
    proposal writing, and program implementation.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of Kiswahili or local language of the
    population is added advantage.
How to Apply:
All qualified and interested
candidates should send a one-page cover letter, updated CV (maximum four pages)
and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most
current employer/supervisor – via email to with the
POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.
Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Deadline: 12th January, 2018 by 17:00 hrs
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