Duration: 1 year contract with possibility of renewal subject to availability of funds and performancecy and inclusion.
HIAS seeks to recruit Protection Monitors who will assist in provision of social interventions and assistance to the most at risk and vulnerable refugees.
Main Duties & Responsibilities:
Identify and document human rights violations, refer cases to the appropriate authorities, and provide regular follow-up on each case
Participate in community awareness and dissemination of information to members of the community
Assist in the implementation of appropriate intervention for refugees at risk through activities such as emergency shelter placement etc.
Assist in the referral for appropriate intervention for vulnerable refugees in the community
Assist in the provision of direct assistance to refugees in the community
Assist with the translation for refugees in the community during activities as may be required.
Assist in the mobilization of community members for community forums and sensitization campaigns in the communities
Provide weekly and monthly reports and data highlighting individual performance, progress against targets and client needs· Provide training to beneficiary groups in: Refugee Rights & protection, legal documentation and other protection related issues as determined by the Program Supervisor
Attend regular staff meetings, trainings and other meetings as required and ensure regular personal development and supervision
Skills & Competencies
Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
Should be well integrated to the dynamics and needs of persons with specific needs (refugee community) within their areas.
Good working knowledge of the community needs and gaps
Ability to work with members of the community with little or no supervision
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong counselling skills
Strong training skills in community development and working with PSNs will be an added advantage.
No less than three months’ work experience, preferably with an NGO. Experience in the field of refugee protection and assistance is a distinct advantage.
Proficiency in English or Kiswahili. Proficiency in English is MANDATORY and will be an added advantage.
Method of Application
Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]indicating the Vacancy Number HRTK/PM/09/2021 on the subject line. Closing Date: 24th September 2021
Applications not bearing this subject label will not be considered
Important: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.
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