IRC Baseline Survey inTurkana West Sub-County Jobs in Kenya

IRC Baseline Survey inTurkana West Sub-County Jobs in Kenya


Overview

  • IRC and other implementing partners including DRC & Kenya Red cross will implement the project from 2020-2022 in collaboration with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

  • The overarching goal of the project is to reduce vulnerability to gender-based violence among adolescent girls, young women and boys in the Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kalobeyei Integrated Settlement and Turkana West Sub-County by 2022.

  • The three outcomes of the project focus on strengthening social inclusion, cohesion and psychosocial well-being of young people through sport related platforms.

  • The project will broaden participation of adolescent girls, young women and boys in sports activities through engagement with community leaders and parents, training of coaches and other duty bearers, and psychosocial and life skills support to the youth.

  • Collaborative sports programmes and activities that seek to reduce the vulnerability of adolescent girls and young women and boys to gender-based violence through strengthening of self-agency will be initiated under both sport plus and plus sport approaches.

  • Furthermore, the sport avenues will be used to promote access to GBV services, including psychosocial support

    Qualifications

    The ideal consultant should have:

  • A post-graduate degree in social sciences or another relevant field with training in the field of health, gender and development.

  • Over 7 years’ experience conducting gender studies with evidence of publications or field reports on gender issues; and experience in women and adolescent programming.

  • Experience in working with adolescents and youth in multidisciplinary setting i.e. MOH and
    development partners;

  • Experience with use of sports and recreational activities to help model behavior of adolescents and youth, address gender issues and build social cohesion and inclusion

  • Experience working with marginalized and special groups, and most vulnerable adolescents; and use of sports as a development tool to mitigate their challenges.

  • Knowledge and experience in gender and sexual Gender based violence

  • Ability to communicate in English and Kiswahili, and in local languages in Turkana is an added advantage.

    The successful candidate will be required to:

  • Follow protection guidelines when engaging with all participants in the assessment.

  • Adhere to organization policy of different partners that will be involved in the assessment.

  • Adhere to human rights, Protection Principles, socio-ecological, systems strengthening and MHPSS approach.

  • Be guided by the spirit of collaboration, cooperation, partnership, balance of power, meaningful engagement of marginalized voices and women, girls, young people, vulnerable, persons living with disability among others.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Baseline Survey inTurkana West Sub-County Jobs in Kenya

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