Fresher Diploma Jobs – Protection Assistant – International Rescue Committee


Job Title:    Protection Assistant

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:

Reports to: Protection


About US:

The International
Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by
conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future. It
was created by Albert Einstein more than 80 years and has been working in
Uganda since 1998. It has particularly working in the conflict zones where tens
of thousands of people have been kills and over 1.6 million displaced.
Following a peace agreement in 2006, Ugandans are returning home and looking to
rebuild their lives. The IRC is there to protect women and children from
violence and exploitation by fostering a safe environment and encouraging
education, and is supporting farmers and small businesses, and helping
communities promote peace and long-term development.


Job Summary:  The
Protection Assistant supports the Protection Officers with the implementation
of Protection and Rule of Law program activities in the set
up of protection interventions in Bidibidi
Settlement. She/he will work closely with Community Based Volunteers in leading
outreach and mobilization activities.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

daily operation of Information and Support Centers (ISCs) in assigned Zone.

timely feedback on issues and complaints raised by refugees at ISCs.

all protection concerns and/or complaints by refugees are accurately assessed
and recorded in the intake, either directly assisting and/or referring
individual to appropriate service provider. The Protection Assistant will
conduct one follow up of the case, according to operating procedures.

with service providers to strengthen referral pathway, including weekly
referral/case meetings.

with Protection Officers and Community Based volunteers to conduct protection
information and awareness session

community outreaches.

and collects data in line with agreed procedures.

PSN home visits, assessing needs and ensures adequate referral/assistance

closely with Community Based Volunteers, providing support and guidance in
their activities.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

ideal candidate must hold a Diploma qualification in a relevant field.

At least
One (1) year of prior professional experience in a similar post, with an
international or national NGO. Applicants with significant Volunteering
experience in an INGO or NGO of reputable standing may be considered.

awareness of protection issues and the refugee context

organizational skills.

to manage time, prioritize activities and meet deadlines.

interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as

and sensitivity in working with refugees and vulnerable communities

and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.

high levels of confidentiality

using Information technology (Computers, Smart Phones and Tablets).


How to Apply:

All suitably qualified and interested candidates are encouraged to apply
online at the link below.




The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined
in IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity,
Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC
operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and
Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and


Deadline: 29th December


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