Number of position: 2
Position Reports to: PSS Officer
Date needed: ASAP
International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, non-profit 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, non-political, non-sectarian 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 for rapid response to emergencies. International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
Mobilize internally displaced women and girls in the camp and engage them in the activities conducted in and around the WGSS.
Plan and organize awareness sessions in WGSS in collaboration with community members, community groups, and any other stakeholder presents in the field when needed.
Depending on the topic, involve CHWs, case workers, the psychologist, or external specialized actors, in facilitating the sessions.
Provide group psychosocial support to women and girls;
Ensure all logistic aspects for the conduct of the awareness and PSS sessions with WGSS Site Officer;
Conduct outreach activities and home-based information sessions/activities for those who cannot come to the center;
Establish and support community-based groups – women committee and youth (girls) committee and support them for conducting outreach activities;
Facilitate sessions focused on building awareness of different themes related to their wellbeing, safety planning, and deliver key messages on GBV;
Plan and identify materials and any kind of support required for every intervention on weekly basis
. • Identify cases through regular contacts and visits in the community and areas of intervention and refer the cases at GBV risk to case managers
Ensure that the beneficiaries who need specific medical or mental health care are referred to the relevant services
Participate in conducting surveys, safety audits, and service mapping with women and girls committee members;
Assist in the development of new PSS methodologies or/ and new PSS M&E tools
Review and adjust PSS tools to make sure the relevant, accurate and up-to-date information is always presented; • Suggest modifications of sessions and exercises in order to adapt to changes occurring in the work environment, based on the feedback of the beneficiaries;
Deliver daily awareness sessions on GBV issues such as (sexual and reproductive health, early marriage, and protection related issues to women and girls) and on the WGSS and its available services and activities;
Provide information to women and girls and parents/caregivers on services available in the field and create the link between them and service providers present in the area as per the service map. Revised October 2018 2
Involve and follow-up community committee members in organizing and conducting awareness sessions on GBV and protection related issues in collaboration and under the guidance of the GBV Officer.
Ensuring women and girls benefiting from WGSS are not exposed to any form of harm or stress during the activities.
Planning, organizing and conducting emotional support groups and Focus Group Discussion (FGD); recreational and destressing activities, and curriculum for adolescent girls, such as My Safety My Wellbeing (MSMW).
Strengthening linkages between the different components of youth program interventions.
Follow-up with committee members on the identification and referral of cases at GBV risk.
The applicant must have the following qualification:
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field – psychology, sociology, social work, social sciences, public health, etc.;
At least 1 year of relevant experience, including implementing PSS activities with vulnerable groups in emergency/conflict or post-conflict settings preferably
Excellent interactive training and facilitation skills.
Demonstrated understanding of working with children and adults,
Familiarity with GBV programming, Women’s Empowerment and protection programming;
Commitment to promote women and girls’ rights and stop GBV
Demonstrated sensitivity to protection, GBV issues, including application of the principle of confidentiality;
Strict adherence to humanitarian and Protection and GBV Guiding principles and standards, as well as organizational policies including Code of Conduct
High standard of spoken and written Arabic and English is essential
Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word
Experience in regular report writing
. • Proven experience in delivering training and of
Extremely strong communication skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural and sensitive issues and ability to gain trust and build relationships with new communities
Strong problem-solving and innovation to address gaps and challenges;
Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to produce timely and high quality of work;
Demonstrated high level of flexibility, responsiveness, and reliability;
Ability to work under pressure and strong time management skills to meet both short-term and long-term objectives;
How To Apply
Email your CV and Cover letter indicating in the subject the position. Very Important, write the position title in the email subject before submitting
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