Fresher GBV Case Worker Non-profit Jobs - Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Job Title:         GBV Case Worker
Organisation: Danish Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station:  Uganda
Reports to: GBV Assistant

About US:
The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a private, independent, humanitarian organization working on all aspects of the refugee cause in more than 36 countries throughout the world. The aim of DRC is to protect refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) against persecution and to promote durable solutions to the problems of forced migration, on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights. DRC works in accordance with the UN Conventions on Refugees and the Code of Conduct for the ICRC and NGOs in Disaster Relief.

Job Summary: The GBV Case Worker will provide day to day management of prevention activities and other related activities in Rhino camp under the supervision of the GBV officer. You will undertake all SGBV prevention and response related activities that may include among others; training, awareness raising, forums with opinion leaders and Focus group discussions etc. you work and liaise closely with GBV Officer, Lead case workers on documentation of program activities as per the donor requirements.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure 100% of SGBV cases reported access Safety and security on case by case basis during the project period.
  • Throughout the project period ensure that SGBV survivors are provided temporary shelter when further threats and risks are eminent
  • Provide basic psycho social counseling to survivors on a case by case basis throughout the project period
  • Deliver food and material assistance to SGBV survivors on a case by case basis throughout the project period
  • Facilitate and document medical referrals and follow up, including provision of transport and accommodation where necessary during the project period
  • Ensure linking of survivors for IGAs to Livelihood sector to reduce their vulnerability.Ensure 100% full Participation of community in SGBV prevention and response is enabled and sustained through the project period.
  • Conduct SGBV awareness raising and meetings on bi-monthly basis in all 06 zones.
  • Hold Bi-monthly meetings with SGBV Taskforce, watch groups, youth pyramid and Community Activists to assess progress and feedback on SGBV prevention and response.
  • Support bi-monthly meetings with Community Activists (CAs) in the course of the project lifespan.
  • Establish, train and support community peer educators
  • Establish, train and support Male Action Groups (MAGs)
  • Establish and support safe spaces for women and adolescent girls and boys within the settlements where they can share experiences, build support networks and relationships, strengthen their confidence and build their skills in income generating activities to empower them to have access and control of resources and reduce their vulnerability to GBV.
  • Train SASA! Community Activists (CAs) in Rhino camp in the course of the project.
  • Ensure that advocacy is conducted for full participation of community in SGBV prevention and response during the project period.
  • Facilitate community structures to participate in SGBV advocacy activities both locally and at district level.
  • Actively engage in the commemoration of 16 days of activism and other international days on GBV as stipulated.
  • Proactively contribute to quality and timely drafting of weekly, monthly reports
  • Share daily updates on GBV incidents and risks in his/her area if assignment to the child protection assistant.
Planning: Proactively contribute to activity, spending and movement planning
  • Assure that funds allocated to activities are used adequately
  • Assure that funds are used in accordance with all DRC / DDG finance procedures.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) GBV Case Worker job placement should hold a University degree in social sciences, guidance and counselling or relevant fields.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with vulnerable communities, basic needs and protection programming experience, and/or advocacy programs.
  • Professional training in Gender based violence.
  • Experience in protection interventions in line with Refugees operation with wide Knowledge in SASA methodology.
  • Experience of working with UN or Non‐Governmental organizations.
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • Good communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness
  • Computer skills.
  • Good self-organization and basic management skills.
  • Knowledge of the local languages spoken by South Sudanese and Congolese refugee is an asset.
  • Familiarity with Monitoring & Evaluation for UN-funded projects desired.

How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications including;
  • A cover letter (1 page) in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria
  • Concise and accurate CV (maximum 3 pages). The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.

All applications should be sent to clearly indicating position name in the subject line.

Deadline: 19th March 2018

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