WPE Case Management Assistant (Yobe) at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

WPE Case Management Assistant (Yobe) at the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

WPE Case Management Assistant (Yobe) at the International Rescue Committee (IRC). As a matter of fact, 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 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: WPE Case Management Assistant

Requisition ID: req4946

Location: Yobe

Employment Type: Part-Time

Employment Category: Fixed Term

Sector: Women Protection & Empowerment

Background

  • The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.

  • Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home

  • IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Protection and Rule of Law, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Damaturu, Yobe State, and North-Eastern Nigeria.

  • WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence.

  • Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.

  • The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment  Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.

  • The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.

Qualifications

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect for clients at all times is essential.

  • Positive and professional attitude, able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, work overtime when necessary and be able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to detail.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team essential.

  • Excellent listening  and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity

  • Counseling and training experience, including experience working with women and girls preferred

  • Demonstrated commitment to women’s empowerment and protection through  current/ previous volunteer work in women’s group, girls  clubs  or other relevant experience is an added advantage

  • Ability to facilitate trainings and sessions, including group support activities with women and girls.

  • Also, Ability to communicate in English, Kanuri, Hausa and or local dialects spoken in the location

  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.

  • University Degree in Psychology, Sociology, Health or equivalent is a requirement.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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