Fresher Diploma Jobs – Protection Assistant – International Rescue Committee

 

Job Title:    Protection Assistant

Organization: International
Rescue Committee

Duty Station:
Uganda

Reports to: Protection
Officer

 

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:  

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

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

·       
Ensures
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.

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

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

community outreaches.

·       
Maintains
and collects data in line with agreed procedures.

·       
Conducts
PSN home visits, assessing needs and ensures adequate referral/assistance
provided.

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

 

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
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.

·       
Good
awareness of protection issues and the refugee context

·       
Good
organizational skills.

·       
Ability
to manage time, prioritize activities and meet deadlines.

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

·       
empathy
and sensitivity in working with refugees and vulnerable communities

·       
Flexible
and able to work in a dynamic and diverse environment.

·       
Maintains
high levels of confidentiality

·       
Comfortable
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.

 

Click
Here

 

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
Anti-Retaliation.

 

Deadline: 29th December
2020

 

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