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Job Announcement

GBV Prevention Assistant-Myebon Township (Rakhine State)


Date: 18th March 2019



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.




Job Title:

Gender Based Violence Prevention Assistant

Number of Position:


Based Location:

Myebon Township, Rakhine State

Report To:

Gender Based Violence Protection Officer

Application Dead Line:

29th March 2019


Specific Responsibilities

  • Support design and oversight of all activities in Women and Girls’ Centres (WGC)
  • Design, prepare, facilitate, and conduct GBV trainings and awareness session under the support and guidance of GBV Prevention and Response Officer
  • Facilitate GBV awareness sessions for women and girls and man and boys in close cooperation with incentive workers
  • Guide WGC volunteers and case workers in GBV prevention and response activities such as monthly safety audits, referrals
  • Train WGC volunteers and case workers in awareness raising and facilitation skills
  • Ensure compliance with protection and GBV guiding principles in all activities
  • Closely supervise and manage camp-based incentive workers and volunteers
  • Support the timely delivery of program activities (for example, monitoring against log frames and work plans)
  • Coordinate with Protection, Health, WASH and Camp Management/Community Outreach Officer to ensure smooth referral pathway for GBV survivors
  • Report all GBV and protection related issues to supervisor, prepare and submit weekly and monthly work plans and reports
  • Other tasks as requested by supervisor



Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Knowledge of Protection Standards and GBV Guiding Principles
  • Experience of community facilitation and volunteer training
  • Ability to communicate clearly and to motivate and influence others
  • Commitment to working on behalf of women and girls
  • Self-motivated and willingness to learn
  • Previous experience working in INGOs, LNGO is preferable
  • Flexible, respectful and empathetic attitude
  • Self-motivated and willingness to learn
  • Able to work under little supervision to complete tasks with timely manner
  • Willing to work for marginalized population in a multicultural context


To Apply,


Interested  candidates  should  send  their  cover  letter,  CV  and  names  of  three  referees  to  Relief International at  or   deliver   to   Relief   International   at   No.   202, U Wisara Road, West Shwegonedine, Bahan Township, Yangon quoting “GBV Prevention Assistant -Myebon” in the subject line.

The position will be advertised no later than  5:00 p.m. on March 29, 2019.



Due to the nature of our work we aim to fill the vacancy as quickly as possible. This means that we will close the advert as soon as we have found the right candidate and this may be before the published closing date. We would therefore advise interested applicants to submit an application as early as possible. Only shortlisted candidate 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.


RI values:


We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value: Inclusiveness, Transparency and Accountability, Agility and Innovation, Collaboration, Sustainability.



Accountability, Equity and Inclusion

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.

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