2 Fresher Psychosocial Counselor NGO Jobs – American Refugee Committee (ARC International)

Job Title:     Psychosocial Counselor (2
Fresher Jobs)

Organisation: American
Refugee Committee (ARC International) 

Duty Station: 

Reports to: Protection
Manager/ Program Manager

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.

Job Summary:    The Psychosocial Counsellor will work as a
process-oriented person to ARC’s MHPSS and GBV Program in Kyangwali /BidiBidi
refugee settlement to achieve the related outcomes/ outputs within the program
sites. The incumbent will be responsible for providing the day-to-day
psychological support to beneficiaries as well as providing specialized
counseling support to people faced with challenges relating to Gender Based Violence
and mental health and psychosocial. He/she is required to also provide
preventive services including information to the general community in line with

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The ideal candidate for the American Refugee Committee (ARC
    International) Psychosocial Counselor job must hold a Bachelor’s
    degree in Social Sciences, Community Psychology, and/or Social Work;
  • Possess Certification in Counseling.
  • Two years of working experience in providing psychosocial & SGBV
    counseling in a refugee context.
  • Comprehensive case management and documentation plus presentation
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Language skills of populations that ARC serves with Kiswahili as a
    Must. (e.g. Kinyarwanda, Kinyabwisha, Arabic, etc.)
  • Hold a valid riding license.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should submit a one-page Cover letter, an
updated CV (max. 3 pages) and Names, Titles and Contacts of three professional
referees, to include your current or recent employer/supervisor – via email
(ONLY) to UGjobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated
in the subject line.

NB: However
due to urgency to fill this position, applications will be reviewed and
interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will be

Deadline: 6th September 2019 by 5:00pm

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