SGBV Prevention Assistant

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No. of posts: 1 (one)
Reporting Line: GBV Prevention Officer
Duty Station: Kampala
Contract Duration: May 2022 to December 2022 (with possible extension)
Reference Number: GBVPA/KLA/2022

Job Summary:

Prevention Assistant will be responsible with providing day to day management GBV prevention activities and other related activities among Urban refugees. In collaboration with the GBV Prevention Officer, s/he will undertake all prevention related activities that may include among others; trainings and capacity building, awareness raising and outreach sessions, mentorship and life skills sessions with in and out of school adolescents and youths; Open forums with opinion leaders and community structures, focus group discussions, implementation of community based behavioral interventions i.e. SASA and Male engagement approaches.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Mobilize community to participate in GBV prevention activities in the refugee camps.
  • Referring all SGBV related cases to the response team for management.
  • Organizing and conducting training sessions for community based structures, SASA activists and Male engagement champions; identified community and agency staff on SGBV/human rights issues.
  • Conduct daily supervision, guidance, mentorship and supervision of community based structures with bi annual performance review to ensure effective implementation.
  • Conduct sensitization, dialogue sessions with the wider population on ways to prevent & stop SGBV.
  • Facilitate formation of support groups to enhance community engagement & ownership on GBV Prevention work.
  • Identify and strengthen Community structures through engaging community leaders and other stakeholders to ensure that the survivors receive adequate support at the community level.
  • Disseminate relevant information i.e. feedback, assessment findings, SGBV trends etc during Community forums and meetings.
  • Participate in meetings with community leaders, GBV support groups and other stakeholders.
  • Draft and share quality weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports backed with photos while maintaining CAFOMI visibility and beneficiary protection principles.
  • Undertake any other tasks assigned by the supervisor.

  Minimum Requirements (Must have)

  • A Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Social Science, Social Work, Psychology, Project management and development, Gender and Development)
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience within the field of protection, sexual and gender-based violence programming, social work, psychology or programming background
  • Experience in implementing behavior change communication and community mobilization strategies such as SASA! Male Engagement, Community Based Protection and others.
  • Clear understanding of Core Humanitarian Standards (CHS).
  • Experience with capacity building of staff, and in convening and facilitating trainings and workshops
  • Excellent analytical and report writing skills (English)
  • Experience with UNHCR funded projects and reporting guidelines+ code of conduct
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Team player.

Application Process:

Interested candidates who meet the stipulated requirements should submit an application letter and an up to date CV including telephone and email contacts of three referees of your current/most recent employer only by E-mail to not later than 28th April 2022 by 5:00p.m. Women are especially encouraged to apply. Please DO NOT attach copies of your academic transcripts and certificates. These will be requested at a later date.

Applications must be addressed to the:

The Human Resource Department,
Care and Assistance for Forced Migrants; Plot 1011, Ntinda-Bukoto Road (Nsimbiziwoome), Ntinda,
P.O. Box 7785, Kampala, Uganda.

NOTE: Only ONE position MUST be applied for and please indicate the position being applied for in the subject line of your email.

N.B. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. And please note that interviews will be done on a rolling basis given the urgency of the position

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