Fresher Reception Center Assistant NGO Jobs – ALIGHT (formerly American Refugee Committee)

 

Job Title:    Reception Center Assistant

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 Reception Center Assistant will be responsible for supporting
the implementation of effective general management of Transit and Reception
Center activities in line with overall ALIGHT programming. He/she will be
responsible for conducting a range of activities, including information
provision, regular protection and assistance interventions to ensure that new
arrivals, asylum seekers and protection cases at the reception center access
and enjoy their rights. 

 

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·       
Ensure
that the hot meal preparation and provision at reception center level is done
effectively.

·       
Regularly
Check the Reception Centre to ensure that there is enough space for
accommodation for POCs.

·       
Coordinate
with protection staffs of ALIGHT, OPM and UNHCR in explaining to the new
arrivals the process of relocation to settlements.

·       
Liaise
with ALIGH protection and Community Service staff to provide special attention
to UAM/SCs and persons with specific needs (PSNs) such as Disabled and elderly
persons.

·       
Coordinate
with ALIGHT / other Partner Protection /Community service staff for the receipt
of the relocated Persons of Concern at Reception /Settlement, especially PSNs.

·       
Record
and share the relocation Information actual and against target for onward
submission.

·       
Coordinate
with ALIGHTC, OPM and UNHCR staff to assist the new arrivals to Board
BUSES/TRUCKS by calling their names and checking their presence as per the
relocation list.

·       
Supervise
Casual workers especially those assisting in Loading of Luggage and Shelter
Pole distribution.

·       
Prepare
timely activity, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports

·       
Contribute
to project planning, development of proposals and lessons learned processes.

·       
Prepare
and submit weekly action plan to the supervisor.

·       
Adhere
to the ALIGHT code of conduct.

·       
Perform
any other duties assigned to you.

 


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       
The
applicant for the ALIGHT Reception Center Assistant job placement must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Arts and Development studies from
recognized Institution.

·       
At least
two years’ experience in a similar or relevant role.

·       
Experience
of working with UN or Non-Governmental organizations.

·       
Good
communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.

·       
Computer
skills.

·       
Good
organizational and people management skills.

·       
Strong
knowledge of the local population and language.

·       
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:  17th February 2021

 

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