Fresher Community Service Assistant NGO Jobs – Danish Refugee Council (DRC)

Organisation: Danish
Refugee Council (DRC)
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection
Officer/Team Leader
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 Community Service Assistant’s (CSA)
primary function is to ensure quality implementation of the overall community
service component which constitutes the overall DRC program.  The Community Service Assistant will be
providing support to the implementation of DRC Program. The CSA is also
responsible for representing DRC in any relevant field based thematic meetings
with stakeholders and other local authorities. In addition, He/She will be
responsible for complying with donor and internal DRC reporting and
accountability policy and procedures. He/she is also tasked with providing
technical assistance and guidance to mainstream protection across programs in
all sectors. The CSA is also responsible to develop/strengthen relationships
with donors – at the field level – in close cooperation with the Community Service
Officer.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Tasked
with building relationships with community groups and identifying opportunities
for community work placements;
·        
Participate
actively in developing protection plans that address protection needs and risks
faced by refugees;
·        
Ensure
that concerns of persons of concern and vulnerable groups of the community are
identified and addressed in a timely and effect manner;
·        
Facilitate
regular participatory assessments by multi-functional teams using the AGDM
perspective to understand their protection concerns and priorities and the
resources available to them;
·        
Improving
participation of the refugees and the host communities to define and prioritize
solutions to their problems, including those of the PSNs, EVIs, PWDs during all
phases of programming;
·        
Collaborate
with the various functional units to take community development approach in
their work;
·        
Ensuring
that refugee children participate in suitable educational programs in suitable
facilities and promotion of girls attendance;
·        
Liaise
with other partners, refugee communities, and local communities to develop
specific activities to address social, psychological, cultural, health and
livelihood concerns of refugee communities and support community initiatives;
·        
Promote
protection and care of children including adolescents, ensuring that
unaccompanied and separated children are identified, registered, placed in
suitable family arrangements, and monitored while family tracing is carried
out.
·        
Follow
up all DRC / DDG Procedures for Security, Finance, Logistics, HR and
Administration.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
ideal candidate for the Danish Refugee Council Community Services Assistant
should have two years of experience working with community development preferably
in a refugee setting
·        
Experience
in activity and budget management
·        
Proven
experience managing community dialogues and working directly with beneficiaries
·        
Desirable:
experience working with or implementing UNHCR projects
How to Apply:
Applications should
be in English and include the following:
·        
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 and salary expectations.
·        
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.
Please send your
Cover letter, CV and Academic certificates by email to recruitment@drcuganda.org. Please clearly
indicating position name in the subject line.
Deadline: 18th July 2018 by 5:00 pm
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