Protection Outreach Worker (Hasbaya , Marjayoun and Bint Jbeil District)

Hasbaya - Marjayoun and Bint Jbeil

Full Time

  • Deadline for Applications: Monday 17 June 2019
  • Job DESCRIPTION: Job Description

    Establish and maintain effective and harmonious working relationships with local authorities, mukhtars, community leaders, and / or political parties in the neighborhoods in the area of responsibility

    Distribute leaflets on rights and services to beneficiaries during house visits and during information sessions

    Facilitate focus group discussions and carry out surveys at community and household level to determine needs and interests of communities for information sessions

    Develop information sessions with support from Protection Team

    Arrange logistical needs (e.g. invitations, refreshments, transportation) for information sessions

    Facilitate information sessions with support from the Protection Team

    Ensure all beneficiaries of information dissemination are well informed about Concern Community Response Mechanism (CRM), the services of CRM and how to access them

    Identify potential cases in the area of responsibility through household visits, CRM and self-referrals

    Carry out rapid needs assessments and protection risk analyses in cooperation with Protection teams when needed

    Make timely referrals to case management and individual protection assistance teams within protection and / or to other departments of Concern depending on identified needs and risks

    Inform the Protection Manager on any unexpected situation or changes in the field conditions

    Adhere to the standards of conduct outlined in the Programme Participant Protection Policy and Concern Code of Conduct.

    Any other duties as agreed with the Program Manager

    Understanding of and experience working in specific protection areas (i.e. child protection, S/GBV, MHPSS)
  • Job Qualifications: A university degree in psychology, sociology, social work or related field, with demonstrated experience in social work, protection and child protection, and human and refugees’ rights. Minimum 5 years work and practical experience in protection and child protection related activities and social work. Computer, Microsoft office and English language skills is a must Demonstrated Knowledge of UNHCR's mandate, programs and activities as well as values and principles. Excellent reporting skills in protection and monitoring including detection of cases for referrals for protection, legal or health assistance Acquisition of a driving license and clean criminal record is a must Good communication skills and ability to speak with individuals among the refugee community as well as all protection actors in the field respectfully. Good organization and reporting skills. Energy to work long hours and be working with the community all day. Positive attitude, team player, and willingness to learn. Previous experience in a similar position in an NGO Please note that working areas will be as follows: Protection Outreach Worker #1 : Hasbaya District and Part of Marjayoun District Protection Outreach Worker #2 : Bint Jbeil District and Part of Marjayoun District