Protection Assistant International NGO Jobs – DanChurchAid (DCA)

Job Title:     Protection Assistant
Organisation: DanChurchAid
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Humanitarian
Team Leader
About US:
DanChurchAid (DCA)
is a faith-based, non-missionary relief and development organization based in
Copenhagen, Denmark and founded in 1922. DCA has supported development and
humanitarian programs in Uganda for over 35 years, working in partnership with
local partners. DCA is a member of the ACT Alliance. Our key competencies in
Uganda are livelihoods and food security, humanitarian response, and civil
society development.
Job Summary:   The Protection Assistant is responsible for
conducting a range of protection activities, including information provision
and regular participatory protection assessments of potential and selected
beneficiaries. S/he will ensure quality protection outcomes by advocating for
community actions around PSNs and participating in larger community protection
components. The Protection Assistant works closely with other team members and
reports to the Humanitarian Team Leader.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
contribute to quality and timely implementation of protection activities as
regular field participatory protection assessments, using as much as possible
an age, gender and diversity approach, in order to fully understand protection
concerns and priorities. Assess the resources available to the targeted
community to increase their own safety and protection.
and facilitate discussion on main protection concerns and response capacity
within the refugee and the host communities.
individually advise and assess the needs of the most vulnerable individuals,
particularly women at risk, and the available response opportunities in
accordance with set guidelines, plans and schedules.
vulnerability assessment and identify cases for assistance according to
pre-defined criteria.
protection cases to partner organizations or relevant agencies, including
updating the database on case referral and follow up.
on special needs cases and advise on type of assistance, following discussion
with beneficiaries.
monthly visit plans on assessing, re-assessing and following up cases in
coordination with other (field) staff.
dissemination of clear and reliable information on service provision and other
pre-selected key topics.
informative sessions, record feedback (comments, suggestions) and report
results back to relevant Officers on issues of concern with recommended areas
of intervention
weekly and monthly activity plans, reports and recommendations for assessed
persons and identified beneficiaries
constructive relationships with partners at all levels including: – local
government, NGOs and international organizations in coordination with the other
team members.
and maintain in a well-organized manner comprehensive files for each managed
case, as well as keep a report of information gathered during field visits and
in-house meetings
Spread a
positive image of DCA and its activities by explaining what DCA is doing and
why it operates in that way.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
ideal candidate for the DanChurchAid (DCA) Protection Assistant job placement
must hold a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, psychology, guidance and
counseling or any other relevant field
professional experience of not less than 3 (three) years;
with NGO sector would be an advantage.
A high
respect to client and organization confidentiality.
interpersonal skills and respect for people with special needs and other
to work in a multicultural context as a flexible and respectful team player.
of the West Nile context and local languages will be an added advantage.
possess a valid riding permit
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the DanChurchAid (DCA) in
the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 31st January 2019
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