Protection Assistant- Myebon Township (Rakhine State)
Date: 8th May 2019
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 18 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.
Relief International includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure. In addition, RI has country offices registered as affiliates of one of the alliance members in an additional 18 countries.
Number of Position:
Myebon Township, Rakhine State
Main purpose of the role
Under the direct supervision of protection officer, the positions will implement the Protection Program in Myebon with a focus on Community-based Protection and Protection Monitoring in the Myebon community and Taung Paw IDP Camp as well as to ensure support and linkages to the overall Project and Protection Program. The Protection Assistant will conduct Protection awareness activities and trainings and support for referrals, where appropriate. The post holders will be responsible to deliver results in line with pre-agreed program plans and objectives, liaises and coordinates with the other Protection sectors and sub-sectors to ensure smooth referrals and timely and appropriate response to Protection incidents and respond to the Protection needs of beneficiaries in the Taung Paw camp and the Myebon community.
Overall Objectives (scope)
Implements the RI Protection Program activities in Myebon under the project “Restoration of Livelihoods and Solutions for Internally Displaced People in Rakhine”, ensuring appropriate coordination with other program activities and sectors and provides leadership for community based volunteers.
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 Assistant-Myebon” in the subject line. The position will be advertised no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2019.
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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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 nondiscrimination of marginalized groups in the management and allocation of resources, and fostering local participation, accountability, integration of services and strategic partnerships.
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.
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