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Community Wellbeing Initiative(CWI) AGP officer

Assosa

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Assosa
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Social Affairs
    • Civil Society and Local governance
  • Closing Date:

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ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world, providing relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict. IRC has worked for over seven decades in the world addressing both the immediate, life saving needs of conflict affected people in an emergency and the reconstruction needs in post conflict societies. IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and thorough accountability to those we serve.

SCOPE OF WORK/ JOB PURPOSE:

The Adolescent Girls Programming Officers support a project designed to equip adolescent girls in Tsore refugee camp with the skills and experiences vital to make balanced, strategic life choices as well as promote the safety, prevention of and response to violence against adolescent girls.

DETAILED RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Participate in assessments, and give to the overall intervention strategy based on feedback received from girls throughout the AG programming;
  • Strictly enforce 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;
  • Supervise supply and logistical needs of AG safe space and adherence to all relevant IRC logistic policies;
  • Build a relationship with all relevant GBV program partners, community leaders, and parents/care givers in the camp and local community to encourage greater communication, collaboration and coordination;
  • Work closely with different actors particularly with schools, Women association, health and legal actors to ensure coordination among partners and
  • Participate in monitoring and evaluation activities including in assessments and surveys.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities that can be given by immediate and technical supervisors.
  • The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

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