Women Support Officers

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ARC works with its partners and constituencies to provide opportunities and expertise to refugees, displaced people and host communities – to better survive conflicts and crisis, and to rebuild lives of dignity, health, security and self-sufficiency. ARC presently works in and with partners in ten countries globally.

ARC has consistently operated in Rwanda since 1994, and today has a strong and committed team of over 200 regular, full time national staff and partners – implementing programs in Primary health care, RH, HIV and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter/Infrastructure, and SGBV & Protection.

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Location:
Kigali
Rwanda
Sector:
Other, Social sciences
Education level:
Bachelor
Desired experience:
Mid career (2+ years of experience)
Contrat type:
Full-time
Apply before:
25-11-2017
Number of positions:
3

VACANCY– WOMEN SUPPORT OFFICERS (3)

ARC seeks to work with partners, communities and displaced persons and refugees, in all therefugee sites in Rwanda to address risk of SGBV – through prevention and mitigation strategies and promoting resilience, and strengthening national and community-based systems that will prevent and mitigate SGBV. The program will also enable survivors and those at risk of SGBV to access care and support. ARC will support local and national capacity to create lasting solutions around SGBV.

ARC islooking for qualified, self-driven and committed individuals to be part of and contribute to accomplishing this NEW ambitious and exciting project - in the position of Women Support Officers. This position is full time, and field based at the assigned Refugee site or Reception Centre.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring effective day to day planning, implementation and management of women support center and activities at camp level.
  • Organization and monitoring of daily activities at the center
  • Orientation of clients to center activities
  • Organization of group psychosocial support activities
  • Referrals of clients to Case Workers, as relevant
  • Direct support and training of outreach support team

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in gender, social work or any other similar field
  • Four years’ direct experience in gender related programs, focused on women and youth empowerment, livelihoods required.
  • Previous training/experience with GBV programming an asset
  • Cultural understanding and context preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, with good spoken and written English& local language required. MS Computer competency.

APPLICATION GUIDELINES:

Submit 1 page Cover letter, an updated CV (maximum three pages) and names, title and contacts of three professional referees, to include most current employer/supervisor - via email to RWJobs@arcrelief.org with the POSITION applied for clearly indicated in the subject line. The deadline for submission of applications is 25th November, 2017 at 17:00hrs. Only applications received through the stated email address will be considered.Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


American Refugee Committee is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status.  American Refugee Committee complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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