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Housing and Infrastructure Volunteer (National Staff Only)


We are looking for a highly qualified candidate to provide the Housing and Infrastructure department with assistance.

Who are we? 

Danish refugee council has been operating in the Middle East and North Africa for over a decade, running a combination of livelihood, protection, advocacy and relief projects. DRC has six project offices throughout Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia/Libya, Turkey, and both a country and regional office in Jordan. 
DRC Lebanon has been assisting the Syrian displaced, fleeing Syria into northern Lebanon, since May 2011. This assistance has come through the provision of food and non-food items, various outreach activities (registration, follow-up and awareness sessions) rehabilitation of collective shelters and the implementation of quick impact projects. 
For further information about DRC, please refer to our website:


About the job 

Implementation of housing and infrastructure related projects  
Duties and Responsibilities 
• Under the supervision of Housing and Infrastructure Officer to identifypotential sites for Housing and Infrastructure activities. 
• Under the supervision of Housing and Infrastructure Officer to aid in any ongoing rapid needs assessment. 
• Under the supervision of Housing and Infrastructure Officer to conduct winterization assessment. 
• Supervision of ongoing construction works. 
• Reporting to the Housing and infrastructure officer the progress of the works and any site issues 
About you 
To be successful in this role you must have: 
In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:  
Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.  
Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.  
Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.  
Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.  
Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.


Moreover we also expect the following: 

Required qualifications 
• Having Engineering Background and experience.


Desirable qualifications

Ideally, you will also have: 

• Experience in construction works or in NGO work is a plus.


We offer 

DRC will offer the successful applicant a 4 months contract, renewable on both funds and performance. You must be available to start work from September 2017 and be willing and able to work in Tripoli. 
This position will be placed at level V with a compensation of maximum 450 USD per month. 
Application process 
Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or go to under current vacancies 
All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages). Both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. CV only applications will not be considered. 
If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact 
Applications close on the 20th of August 2017. The interviews are expected to take place a week after the close date. 
Please note that applications sent directly to any of DRC staff will not be considered. 
For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website 


Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: DRC - Danish Refugee Council
  • Location: Tripoli
  • Grade: International Volunteer
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: 2017-08-20

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