Protection Monitors

Recruiter / Employer: Unspecified
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Reports to: Protection Officer

Liaises with: Legal Protection Program Manager

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
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong counselling skills
  • Strong training skills in community development and working with PSNs will be an added advantage.
  • Experience

    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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