Protection Coordinator Job Careers – American Refugee Committee (ARC) International – Alight

Organisation: American Refugee
Committee (ARC) International – Alight
Duty Station: Mbarara, Uganda
Reports to: Area Coordinator
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 Coordinator
will lead ARC’s Gender-based Violence and Protection program in Southwest
Operation working under the supervision of Area Coordinator with a matrix
reporting to GBV/ Protection Technical Advisor based in Kampala. The Protection
Coordinator will ensure quality prevention and response implementation and good
coordination in line with international standards and best practices.

Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant for the American Refugee Committee (ARC) International –
Alight Protection Coordinator job must hold a Bachelor’s degree, with a Master
of Social Work, Public Health, or other related field (e.g. Gender studies,
psychology) preferred.
A Minimum of five years of experience and at least 1 year managing GBV
prevention and response programs in emergency and post conflict environments.
Familiarity with effective community mobilization techniques and social
change approaches, such as Raising Voices SASA!, strongly preferred.
Strong knowledge of GBV-related best practices and tools, including IASC
GBV Guidelines, GBVIMS, SOPs, GBV Coordinator’s Handbook, Caring for
Survivors/Working with Survivors Training Tools, WHO Recommendations, etc.
Ability to ride motorcycle with a valid Riding Permit (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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