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Outreach Project Coordinator (Protection)

Tunis (Tunisia)


International Medical Corps (IMC) is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.


The outreach project coordinator provides support in the outreach activities developed in the Detention Centers. The day-to-day functions of this position include monitoring the situation against protection standards (to be defined by IMC/UNHCR), reviewing and filling existing data collection tools, planning the outreach visits in the detention facilities, provide weekly and monthly report for detention center activities. Ultimately, with the support of UNHCR, IMC will compile the information collected and provide a situation analysis to UNHCR and the Detention Working Group regarding IMC activities in the supported sites.

The outreach project coordinator is expected to report quality information regarding detained persons of concern in a timely manner, with a focus on the needs of the most vulnerable groups or individuals Detention Centers. To achieve this incumbent will need to build and maintain effective networks with communities of concern, local authorities, and protection and assistance partners.


  1. Be responsible for the outreach activities in the detention facilities

  2. Plan the outreach visits in the Detention Centers according to the defined Standard Operating Procedures.

  3. Coordinate the Detention Centers weekly activities in collaboration with others IMC teams

  4. Collect and analyze routine data gathered by the outreach officers about: conditions of detention facilities and status of persons with special needs, need of hygiene kits and Non Food Items in the detention facilities.

  5. Enter collected information into databases and provide weekly and monthly reports related detention activities

  6. Ensure available data collection tools in facilities are being correctly used in order to ensure accurate information gathering for protection monitoring.

  7. Establish and maintain networks with the UNHCR field focal point for protection case referrals

  8. In partnership with IMC and partner NGO staff, encourage good practice and support of protection principles to protect vulnerable persons.

  9. Keep abreast of developments and understand the latest information on data protection, confidentiality and other legal issues that impact on the protection of vulnerable groups or individuals.

  10. Stay abreast of political, social, economic and cultural developments that have an impact on the protection environment for persons of concern.

  11. Build the protection capacity of national and local government, partners and civil society to assume their responsibilities through protection training, mainstreaming and related activities


  1. Experience in data collection and the use of MS Office applications (Excel and Word)

  2. Able to provide feedback/reports regarding work -related activities

  3. Proficient knowledge of written and verbal English

  4. Full time commitment (8 hours availability) 5 days a week

  5. Availability to travel to Libya for meetings

  6. Methodological, organized and diligent

  7. Willingness to learn

  8. Willingness to do other tasks required for the fulfilment of program objectives as agreed upon with the supervisor

  9. University degree, related law or human science desirable

  10. Experience in working with vulnerable populations including refugees, migrants, other persons of concern desirable

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  • Organization: IMC - International Medical Corps
  • Location: Tunis (Tunisia)
  • Grade: Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Communication
    • Legal - International Law
    • Legal - Broad
    • Human Rights
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Public Administration - Restructuring
    • Civil Society
    • Protection Officer (Refugee)
  • Closing Date: 2016-03-23

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