HTRK Protection Intern Jobs in Kenya

HTRK Protection Intern Jobs in Kenya


  • HIAS is an international nonprofit organization with a vision for a world in which refugees, displaced persons and asylum seekers find welcome, safety and freedom.

    Main Duties & Responsibilities

    • Promote and protect the rights of the most vulnerable refugees.

    • Follow up on cases and provide refugees counselling and feedback on the status and processing of individual cases;

    • Maintenance of the Protection database

    • Assist in preparation of project related reports.

    • Assist in organization and facilitation of protection committees.

    • Assist in organization and facilitation of community empowerment forums.

    • Assist in organization and facilitation of orientation workshops.

    • Maintain a database and an individual case management strategy for protection cases;  Performing other duties as required.

    Job Specifications

    • A recently completed university degree in law, International studies, Social Work, Community Development, Gender studies and/or related studies.

    Skills & Competencies

    • Languages required (read, write, speak and understand): proficiency in English, knowledge of Kiswahili

    • Good Computer skills

    • Team work and accountability

    • Values: Integrity and Respect for Diversity

    • Good knowledge of Nairobi and its environs

    Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    • Working experience in the refugee sector is an added advantage

    • Knowledge of Human rights and Gender Based Violence sector is an added advantage.

    How to apply

  • Please send a cover letter and curriculum vitae indication to the email address;

  • recruitment.kenya@hias.org. In addition, indicate Vacancy Notice No. HRTK/P-I/05/20 in the subject line. Applications not bearing the requirements highlighted in this advert will not be considered.

  • Closing: 7th May 2020 5.00pm

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be considered.

  • HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.


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