16 Fresher Child Protection Assistant Jobs – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight

Organisation: American Refugee
Committee (ARC) International – Alight
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Child Protection
Officer
About ARC:
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. The ARC seeks to promote peaceful
and safe communities where men and women have equal rights and communities can
access locally owned, high-quality services.
We
are on a journey of becoming Alight, a new platform of amazing people and an
organization providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions
for and with the displaced. For the past 40 years, we’ve called ourselves
American Refugee Committee, an organization known for providing quality care to
millions of Refugees worldwide. But the truth is, we serve many different
people – to include Refugees, Trafficked people, Displaced people, and
Marginalized and Host communities too. Through all the years and conversations,
we’ve had with the people we serve, we’ve heard the same thing time and time again
– Refugee is not a label we want. We’re listening. And now, we’re taking off
the nametag American Refugee Committee and becoming Alight.
Job Summary:  The Child Protection Assistant
will be responsible for monitoring the welfare of UAMs/SC and other children at
risk by carrying out home visits and following up and document cases with
different stake holders and providing psychosocial support to UAMS/SC and other
children at risk.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
·       
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Social
Sciences, Community Psychology, Adult and Community Education and Development
studies.
·       
Two years of experience in working on Child Protection issues with an
INGO.
·       
Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid license
(Class A) is an added advantage.
How to Apply:
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a submit 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 these positions, applications will be reviewed
and interviews conducted on a rolling basis. Only shortlisted candidates will
be contacted. Job Offers will be issued to the selected candidates upon
conformation of funding.
Deadline: 17th
December 2019 by 17:00hrs.
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