Deadline: 5 August 2020
Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Protection Women Safe Space Assistant in Thessaloniki, Greece.
DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Protection Women Safe Space Assistant will perform the following functions:
- Work with women and girls in the Women Friendly Space to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of women and girls.
- Take a lead in the direct implementation of the activities in the Women Safe Space (WSS) through life-skills and resilience building, music and visual arts activities and organising tournaments and community feedback meetings.
- Identify and promote culturally appropriate/relevant interventions geared towards improved physical and reproductive health, social skills (conflict resolution, problem solving, empathy and relationship building) and self-sufficiency of target beneficiaries.
- Support in the identification of extremely vulnerable cases for appropriate referral to other actors for services.
- Conduct comprehensive report and documentation of lessons learnt and best practices to achieve project goals and activities.
- Report general protection issues present in the WFS to the supervisor.
- Report any major issues to the protection management.
- Collaborate with DRC colleagues to resolve problems and issues as they arise.
Applicants must have:
- Fluency in written and spoken English is required.
- Minimum 1 year of previous experience with refugees, asylum seekers and/or migrants is necessary.
- Required fluency in one of the following languages: Arabic or Farsi and/or Kurdish (Sorani, Kurmanji)
- University Degree in Social sciences, Social Work, Law, Refugee and Migration studies, Human Rights, International Relations, Psychology, Gender studies or a related field is preferred.
- Greek or French language skills are added value.
- Previous working experience with local or international NGOs will be considered as a strong advantage.
- Experience of community-based or community mobilisation work in a humanitarian context is a strong advantage, especially work experience with women and girls.
- Strong computer skills.
How to Apply
Applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English through online process.
For more information, visit DRC.