Fresher Protection Assistant Boarder Point US NGO Jobs – ALIGHT (formerly American Refugee Committee)

 

Job Title:    Protection Assistant Boarder
Point (Fresher NGO Jobs)

Organization: ALIGHT
(formerly American Refugee Committee)

Duty Station:
Uganda

 

About US:

ALIGHT, formerly the
American Refugee Committee (ARC), is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian
organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions
of beneficiaries over the last 40 years. In 2011, Alight helped nearly 2.5
million people get essential services to regain their health and take back
control of their lives. Alight works with its partners and constituencies to
provide opportunities and expertise to communities of refugees and internally
displaced persons in seven countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, including
Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur region of Sudan and is currently providing for
emergency relief and recovery in Haiti. Alight provides shelter, clean water
and sanitation, health care, skills training, microcredit education, protection
to help survivors of war and natural disasters to rebuild their lives with
dignity, health care, security and self-sufficiency.

 

Job Summary:  The Protection Assistant – Boarder Point will
be 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 Boarder Point.

 

The Protection
Assistant – Boarder Point will be 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 Boarder Point.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Manage
the emergency response ensuring quality of activities provided to Refugees
(meeting UNHCR and Sphere standards).

·       
Maintain
general cleanliness of the Boarder Point.

·       
Maintain
updated records of new arrivals, asylum seekers and other person of concern to
UNHCR at the facility.

·       
Receive
and refer new arrivals to transit centers for accommodation. 

·       
Supervise
the preparation and serving of hot meals to the new arrivals.

·       
Provide
support to OPM and UNHCR in screening and orientation of new arrivals.

·       
Support
protection sectors (GBV, Child Protection, Legal, Psychosocial and Community
Services, Health / Medical) to perform their duties at the facility.

·       
Conduct
case by case documentation for UAMS and EVIs for new arrivals (asylum seekers,
family reunification) and at the reception center. 

·       
Support
in the distribution of non-food items to the new arrivals, asylum seekers and
family reunification cases.

·       
Ensure
safety of the new arrivals at the Boarder Point by liaising with Police and
OPM.

·       
Advise
management on protection gaps at the facility that need attention.   

·       
Supervise
guards and cleaners at Boarder Point by ensuring they perform their duties and
comply with code of conduct.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned to you.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the ALIGHT Protection Assistant Boarder Point job must hold
a Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Social Sciences, Community Psychology,
Adult and Community Education and Development studies.

·       
At least
two years’ experience in working on Protection issues with an INGO

·       
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:

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.

 

Click Here

 

Deadline:  10th January 2021

 

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