Protection Officer-Myebon Township, Rakhine
Date: 28 June 2018
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
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Relief International values accountability, equity and inclusion in all aspects of program and project activities, and fully respects “Do No Harm” principles. Its staff is committed to ensuring the non-discrimination of marginalized groups in the management and allocation of resources, and fostering local participation, accountability, integration of services and strategic partnerships.
Job Title: Protection Officer
Number of Position: 1
Location: Myebon Township, Rakhine State
Report to: Senior Child Protection and Case Management Officer
Starting Date: Immediately
Main purpose of the role
The purpose of this position is to directly implement the Child Protection program at the Myebon community and Taung Paw IDP Camp as well as to ensure support and linkages to the overall Child Protection Program in Rakhine. The post holder is responsible to deliver results in line with pre-agreed program plans and objectives and oversees the implementation of the Child Protection activities at the CFS and Youth Centres and contributes towards achieving the program goal of respond to the child protection needs of children in Taung Paw camp and Myebon community.
Overall Objectives (scope)
Supervises the implementation of RI Child Protection activities at Myebon level ensuring appropriate coordination with other sectors and provide leadership for Child Protection Assistants, camp and community based CFS animators and youth facilitators.
Interested candidates should send their cover letter, CV and names of three referees to Relief International at firstname.lastname@example.org or deliver to Relief International at No. 202, U Wisara Road, West Shwegonedine, Bahan Township, Yangon quoting “Protection Officer” in the subject line. The position will be advertised no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 11, 2018.
Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Relief International is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of race, ethnic origin, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or disability. In an effort to improve the gender balance within the organization, qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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