Danish Refugee Council Volunteer Jobs in Ethiopia

Danish Refugee Council Volunteer Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 223384

Category: Development and Project Management, Legal

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Entry Level (Fresh Graduate)

Salary: xxxx

Job Description

Title: Volunteer

Location: Addis Ababa

Payment : None

Reports to: Protection Coordinator

Start of Contract & Duration: 1 month

Posting date: Sept 19, 2019


The Danish Refugee Council (DRC), an international non-governmental organization (NGO), has been providing relief and development services in the Horn of Africa since 1997.

DRC promotes and supports solutions to the problems faced by refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs), and migrants. The organization has offices across the region, and has been operational in Ethiopia since 2009.

With funding from bilateral and multilateral donors, DRC is currently implementing a range of activities across Ethiopia and Djibouti, including WASH and shelter provision, child and youth protection, gender based violence response, awareness-raising of migration risks, protection monitoring of migration routes, and livelihoods support for returning migrants or those at-risk of migration.

Overall Purpose of the Role:

The person will be responsible to oversee activities including Planning, organizing and facilitating conferences, trainings and workshops which are hosted by Danish Refugee council protection team.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Plan and organize events hosted by DRC protection team
  • Organize, facilitate and manage all events details such as décor, catering, transportation, location, invitee list, special guests, equipment’s, promotional materials etc.
  • Support protection team on plan layout for event, schedule and agenda of the
    program including arranging invitation for delegates
  • Coordinate event participant requirement and briefing
  • oversee activities and ensure details are handled as planned
  • Propose ideas to improve provided service and event quality
  • Support in preparing post-event report
  • Ensure proper documentation of all event activities

    Job Requirements

    Experience and technical competencies: (include years of experience)

  • Graduate in law or must be
    last year of graduation
  • Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
  • Must be dependable and punctual
  • Be courteous and personable when dealing with the public
  • Be self-directed, willing to take initiative, and detail-oriented
  • Computer skills are desired

    Education: (include certificates, licenses etc.)

  • Graduate in law or must be last year of graduation

    Languages: (indicate fluency level)

  • Excellent verbal and written proficiency in English

    All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’s core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes.
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback.
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: Acting in line with DRC's vision and values

    How to Apply

    To Apply

    Interested candidates who meet the required qualifications and experience are invited to submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post.

    We only accept applications sent via our online-application form on www.drc.dk under Vacancies.

    Please forward the application and CV, in English through the stated website no later than September 29, 2019.

    For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.dk.

    Gender Equality: DRC is committed to achieving gender parity in staffing at all levels. In light of this, women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply to bridge the gender gap.

    Equal Opportunities: DRC is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment based on mutual respect for all employees.

    We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, disability status, religion, ethnic origin, colour, race, marital status or other protected characteristics

    We encourage only qualified Ethiopian Nationals to apply. DRC considers all applicants based on merit.

    Danish Refugee Council Volunteer Jobs in Ethiopia

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