Fresher Protection Assistant – Reception Center Job Opportunities – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight

Organisation: American Refugee Committee
(ARC) International – Alight
Duty Station: Uganda
Reports to: Protection Manager

About ARC:
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.

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 Protection Assistant –
Reception Center Point will responsible for conducting a range of protection
activities, including information provision, regular participatory protection
assessments of potential/ selected beneficiaries and organization and
implementation of community-based activities, such as life-skills and
recreational activities at the Reception Center.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) International –
Alight Protection Assistant – Reception Center job 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
Strong experience working with vulnerable people including survivors of
GBV and victims of child abuse.
Fluency in Swahili and ability to ride a Motorcycle with a valid license
(Class A) is an added advantage.

How to Apply:
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 with the
POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line.

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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