International Rescue Committee Adolescent Girls Programming Officer - B/G/R/S Bambasi Refugee Camp Jobs in Ethiopia

International Rescue Committee Adolescent Girls Programming Officer - B/G/R/S Bambasi Refugee Camp Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 224605

Category: Development and Project Management, Social Sciences and Community, Community Service

Location: Benishangul Gumuz

Career Level: Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)

Employment Type: Full time

Salary: As per the IRC Scale

Job Description


The Adolescent Girls Programming Officer is directly supervised by the camp manager and technically supervised and reports to the Community Well-being Initiative Manager.

The Officer is responsible for support to all aspects of Adolescent Girls programming in Bambasi refugee camp AND Bambasi Woreda.

Job Purpose

The Adolescent Girls Programming Officers support a project designed to equip adolescent girls in Bambasi refugee camp and Bambasi town and close by local communities with the skills and experiences necessary to make healthy, strategic life choices as well as promote the safety, prevention of and response to violence against adolescent girls.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in assessments, and contribute to the overall intervention strategy based on feedback received from girls throughout the AG programming;

  • Strictly adhere to GBV guiding principle while engaging with AG and their parents/care givers;

  • Supervise and capacitate local community and refugee mentors formally and informally to provide quality life skill sessions through training, daily mentoring, weekly meeting, and applying regular knowledge and skills assessment tools;

  • In collaboration with implementing partners and community leaders, develop a selection criteria of adolescent girls to engage them in life skill curriculum sessions;

  • Support in contextualization and adaptation of Girl Shine Curriculum into refugee and local community context;

  • Conduct Adolescent Girls Programming related capacity building trainings for mentors, community leaders, implementing partners and parents/care givers;

  • Directly engage with adolescent girls and parents as required, and work with mentors to ensure the quality of the program;

  • Coordinate with Response Officers when there is a need to provide case management service for adolescent girls;

  • Assist in response related IEC and BCC materials, in collaboration with GBV team, ensuring messages are appropriate for the community and conduct pre-testing before dissemination;

  • Develop monthly and weekly activity plans for mentors;

  • Monitor supply and logistical needs of AG safe space and ensure adherence to all relevant IRC logistic policies;

  • Build a relationship with all relevant GBV program stakeholders, community leaders, and parents/care givers in the camp and local community to encourage greater communication, collaboration and coordination;

  • Work closely with local/host community actors particularly with schools, Women and Children Affairs Office, health and legal actors to integrate coordination mechanisms between the refugee and local community program; and

  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation activities including in assessments and surveys.

    Job Requirements

  • MA/BA degree in Psychology, Social Work or related Social Science fields;

  • Two years for MA degree, three years for Degree holders of relevant work experience in the area.

  • Related work and field experiences in social service provision with women and girls;

  • Able to maintain protection principle at all times;

  • Ability to communicate in English language;

  • Ability to use MS office, excel, email and PowerPoint applications very well;

  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills; and

  • Able to organize, maintain composure and prioritize work under pressure, able to coordinate multiple tasks and maintain attention to details.

    How to Apply

    Candidates meeting the above qualifications are encouraged to apply only through the below IRC On-line recruitment website:

    IRC Carriers

    Internal Carrier site
    Please include 3 references from current and former employers.

    Applications will not be returned. IRC discourages phone calls or personal visits.

    Only applicants meeting the minimum qualification will be short listed and contacted.

    Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

    Your application letter/cover letter must include the following information.

  • Name of the position you have applied for

  • Date of application

  • Summary of your qualifications and experience

  • Motivation/objective of why you have applied for the job

  • Permanent Address and present address (if different from permanent) and telephone number if possible also email address

  • Disclose any family relationships with existing IRC employees.

    Are any of your relatives employed by International Rescue committee (IRC)? If answer is “yes”, give the following information:

    Yes No




    Office/field office

    IRC is an equal employment opportunity employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

    International Rescue Committee Adolescent Girls Programming Officer - B/G/R/S Bambasi Refugee Camp Jobs in Ethiopia

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