Community Wellbeing Initiative (CWI) AGP Officer at International Rescue Committee – IRC

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  • Company: International Rescue Committee – IRC
  • Location: Ethiopia
  • State: - AssosaBenishangul Gumuz
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: - Development and Project ManagementSocial Science/Community

Job Description

BACKGROUND

The International Rescue Committee, one of the world’s largest humanitarian international NGOs, provides relief, rehabilitation and development support to vulnerable people and communities over 30 countries. We began work in Ethiopia in 2000 in response to severe drought in Ethiopia’s Somali region and are currently providing assistance to Ethiopians and refugees in six regions in Ethiopia, implementing emergency and development programs in health, water and sanitation, economic recovery and development (ERD), women’s protection and empowerment, education, child protection, and multi-sectoral emergency response.

SCOPE OF WORK/  JOB PURPOSE:

The Adolescent Girls Programming Officers support a project designed to equip adolescent girls in Tsore refugee camp with the skills and experiences vital to make balanced, strategic life choices as well as promote the safety, prevention of and response to violence against adolescent girls.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Participate in assessments, and give to the overall intervention strategy based on feedback received from girls throughout the AG programming;
  • Strictly enforce to GBV guiding principle while engaging with AG and their parents/care givers;
  • Supervise and capacitate local community and refugee mentors formally and informally to provide quality life skill sessions through training, daily mentoring, weekly meeting, and applying regular knowledge and skills assessment tools;
  • In collaboration with implementing partners and community leaders, develop a selection criteria of adolescent girls to engage them in life skill curriculum sessions;
  • Support in contextualization and adaptation of Girl Shine Curriculum into refugee and local community context;
  • Conduct Adolescent Girls Programming related capacity building trainings for mentors, community leaders, implementing partners and parents/care givers;
  • Directly engage with adolescent girls and parents as required, and work with mentors to ensure the quality of the program;
  • Coordinate with Response Officers when there is a need to provide case management service for adolescent girls;
  • Assist in response related IEC and BCC materials, in collaboration with GBV team, ensuring messages are appropriate for the community and conduct pre-testing before dissemination;
  • Supervise supply and logistical needs of AG safe space and adherence to all relevant IRC logistic policies;
  • Build a relationship with all relevant GBV program partners, community leaders, and parents/care givers in the camp and local community to encourage greater communication, collaboration and coordination;
  • Work closely with different actors particularly with schools, Women association, health and legal actors to ensure coordination among partners and
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation activities including in assessments and surveys.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities that can be given by immediate and technical supervisors.

The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in  IRC Way – Standards for Professional Conduct .  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Job Requirements

  • 3 years of relevant experience with the first degree or 2 years of relevant experience plus post graduate in business studies, social science fields, youth development and /or other related fields
  • NGO experience is a plus.

Skills Required

  • Basic supervisory/managerial skills.
  •  Technical and report writing skills
  • Computer literate.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.
  • Clear understanding of gender, power abuse, and issues surrounding violence against women.
  • Able to maintain GBV and protection principle at all times
  • Experience in participatory techniques and community mobilization include facilitate the training.
  • Ability to lead, train, supervise, facilitate and motivate other CWI field workers in their respective tasks in aprofessional, respectful and supportive manner.
  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work over-time when needed and able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.
  • Able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to details.
  • Related work and field experiences in social service provision with women and girls;
  • Ability to use MS office, excel, email and PowerPoint applications very well;
  • Strong organizational and social skills

Method of Application

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  • Name of the position you have applied for.
  • Date of application
  • Summary of your qualifications and experience
  • Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job.
  • Permanent Address and present address (if different from permanent) and telephone number, if possible, also email address
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