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Fresher SGBV Assistant – Response NGO Job Opportunities – ALIGHT (formerly American Refugee Committee)

 

Job Title:    SGBV Assistant – Response
(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 SGBV Assistant- Response will provide case
management and psycho-social support to women and girls and particularly
gender-based violence survivors, and support the capacity building of the local
partner on GBV Case Management.

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
In
compliance with best-practice and international standards in GBV response,
provide direct psycho social support for vulnerable women and girls and
particularly GBV survivors. Case management services will include assessment of
needs, development of an action plan for recovery, conducting referrals to relevant
services, implementing the action plan and ensuring appropriate follow up and
case closure when appropriate. The case management process should be
implemented through a survivor-centered approach;

·       
Provide
age-appropriate counseling for vulnerable adolescent girls and children through
the implementation of tools developed for caring for child survivors and in the
best interest of the child;

·       
Provide
age-appropriate quality psychosocial support in mobile and static safe spaces
(including women resource centers) and child-friendly spaces including
emotional support group sessions and awareness/information sessions.

·       
Support
technical capacity building of the community structures on GBV case management.

·       
Follow
up File and store GBV data in the gender-based violence information management
system (GBV IMS) in compliance with the information sharing protocol developed
at the inter-agency level;

·       
Prepare
and submit weekly and monthly work plans in a timely manner.

·       
Create
awareness on SGBV using the SASA! tool

·       
Contribute
to the maintenance of an up-to-date service mapping of the service providers
operating in the area

·       
Receive
referrals from different agencies, do action plan and appropriate response to
each case; ad send referrals to different agencies according to the action plan
developed with the client;

·       
Attend
case conferences with relevant key actors when needed, while ensuring a
survivor-centered approach;

·       
Liaise
with relevant stakeholders and advocacy to address gaps in GBV response
services and referral protocols.

·       
Work
closely with the child protection sector when GBV cases involve child
survivors, particularly when assessing best interest of the child.

·       
Actively
plan and submit weekly and monthly work plans and progress reports against set
work plans using agreed reporting tools to the supervisor.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned to you.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
ideal candidate for the ALIGHT SGBV Assistant – Response job must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Community Psychology, and/or Social Work
or related field. Required;

·       
At least
two (2) years’ experience working with SGBV Survivors, preferably in Refugee
settings;

·       
Experience
promoting community-level behavior change targeting prevention of SGBV
essential, particularly experience based on activation of community-level
structures, refugee leadership bodies, etc.

·       
Ability
to write clear and concise reports for both internal and external use
essential;

·       
Experience
managing project work flow, development of project work plans, and carrying out
on site monitoring and evaluation of works conducted essential;

·       
Knowledge
of SASA methodology is preferable.

·       
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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