The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. IRC has been working in Ethiopia since 1999 and is implementing integrated, community-managed programs aimed at improving the quality of lives and recover of livelihood of disaster-affected population’s through promoting individual participation, strengthening institutions and emergency response.
Job Title: Community Wellbeing Initiative Response Officer
Duty Station: Chiro, West Hararghe
Application Deadline: November 28, 2020
Job Overview :
The IRC will implement an emergency program which encompasses protection through immediate assistance in Oromia region. Under the direct supervision of CWI/CP Manager, the CWI Officer will ensure the emergency protection project’s implementation in the IDP sites, ensure coordination with governmental actors and communication with the Addis CWI team, and support project documentation and report writing.
BA/MA Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Public Health, Women’s Studies, or other Social science fields.
Minimum work experience of 3 years for BA Degree & 2 years for MA Degree holders. NGO experience is a plus.
English, Afaan Oromo, and Amharic languages skills is a MUST requirement.
Demonstrated work and field experiences in counseling or social service provision with women and adolescent girls.
Demonstrated confidence in discussing intimate gender and sexuality issues.
Able to maintain GBV and protection principles at all times – including knowledge and practical application of the GBV Guiding Principles and PSEA.
Experience in capacity building and mentoring.
Ability to use MS office, word, excel, and outlook email applications very well.
Good interpersonal and problem-solving skills and flexibility.
Familiarity with local context of the project implementation areas is an advantage.
Female applicants are encouraged to apply!