WPE Adolescent Girls Assistant مساعد الفتيات المراهقات في قسم حماية المرأة

WPE Adolescent Girls Assistant مساعد الفتيات المراهقات في قسم حماية المرأة

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 5207

Job Title: WPE Adolescent Girls Assistant مساعد الفتيات المراهقات في قسم حماية المرأة

Application deadline: 06.07.2021

Duty Station: Tell samin camp

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrable clear and genuine willingness to work and learn quickly and be committed to developing professionally in the field of GBV, in particular – supporting adolescent girls protection and empowerment – essential.
  • Studies in psychology, gender or women’s studies, social work or other relevant/related studies, and /or professional experience in counselling and implementing activities for women and girls or proven engagement in women’s rights/groups – desirable, not essential.
  • Clear understanding of and interest in the well-being of adolescent girls.
  • Strong understanding of basic counseling and psychosocial support concepts; previous training and experience in these areas strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated understanding of the impact and dynamics of violence against women and girls, and a strong interest in working on adolescent girls protection and empowerment.
  • Personal qualities: Works well in and promotes teamwork, comfortable in a multi-cultural environment, flexible and able to handle pressure well.
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Ability to keep records and write simple and basic reports of activities would be an added advantage.
  • Excellent listening and observation skills, including ability to create trust, support, respect and interact with survivors of all ages, background and diversity
  • Demonstrated commitment to girl’s empowerment and protection through current/ previous volunteer or paid work in girls clubs or other relevant experience is an added advantage
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and respect at all times is essential.
  • Comfortable speaking about sensitive topics in an honest, professional, and thoughtful manner
  • Basic computer skills and familiarity with Word/Excel
  • Language – Fluency in Arabic mandatory. English and Kurdish preferred.

– The organization and our workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in organization Way – Standards for Professional Conduct.  These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.  In accordance with these values, the organization operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

– we encourage women to work with us to reach the neediest people in need of humanitarian assistance, such as women, widows and children. We are committed to providing a decent work environment that takes into account the needs of women in the workplace, such as maternity leave and safety protocols that take into account the special needs of women in the field.


Job Description:

  • Adhere to and proactively promote the women-, girl- and survivor-cantered support approach, and the GBV guiding principles.
  • Consult and work with adolescent girls in the Centres to identify their needs, interests and priorities, and what’s important to them, and where possible, adapt activities according to these to ensure activities offered are culturally appropriate and meet the needs of adolescent girls.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of training activities for adolescent girls participating in centers services and activities.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of activities aimed at community leaders and parents (or guardians/gatekeepers) of the adolescent girls accessing the centres and safe spaces.
  • Conduct, prepare, and help plan and organize activities with adolescent girls with an understanding of the age range of adolescent girls and varying risks adolescent girls face.
  • Provide Psychosocial First Aid and non-judgmental support and services to adolescent girls.
  • Assist with dignity kit distributions, appropriate messaging, and feedback from adolescent girls on dignity kits and other discretionary items provided.
  • Know, understand and use the internal and external referral pathways.
  • Work in close, daily collaboration with relevant and available health services to ensure women and girls have safe, discrete and confidential access to/from the WPE and health services via the agreed on safe and confidential referral procedures.
  • Know, understand and be able to apply the best interest and determination for children, specifically girls.
  • Share with the adolescent girls what options for her care are available, including what services can be provided and what services cannot.

Outreach and Community Mobilization

  • Build positive, productive, trusting connections with adolescent girls, their parents/carers and their communities, ensuring to maintain professional boundaries and humanitarian ethics at all times;
  • In collaboration with the whole Center team, conduct community outreach and engagement activities to build community support and buy-in for the centres in a safe and appropriate manner, and awareness activities on GBV and its health consequences, promote available services to adolescent girls, and listen to adolescent girls on barriers to accessing services with activities for female only groups.
  • Inform adolescent girls and their guardians about available services and material support in accordance with their needs.

Other duties and responsibilities

  • Ensure supplies/resources for adolescent girls activities in the centres are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
  • Track participation numbers of adolescent girls attending Center activities.
  • Maintain positive and productive collaboration, coordination and relationships with the Center team, and external partners and other sectors.
  • All other tasks as requested by the Women’s Center Officer

Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to:  Women’s Center Officer

Position directly supervises: None

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: WPE, Child Protection, Health team members

External: Communities, service providers

Band / Level / Grade: 9A

Department: Integrated Protection

Overtime Eligible: Compensatory

Job Overview/Summary: As part of its Syria response the organization  is expanding its programs to support women and girls throughout Al-Hasakeh and Ar-Raqqa governorates in Syria. The organization provides psychosocial and case management services to women and girls throughout northeast Syria. The Adolescent Girls Assistant works in the Women’s Listening Center and is based there. Her role is to support adolescent girls in the center through provision of activities including: setting up information sessions, recreational sessions, and emotional support sessions.  She will assist in the provision of age appropriate group activities, skills building, information sessions and other recreational activities that promote support networks and cohesion with adolescent girls at the women and girls Centers/safe spaces.  She will also engage guardians in describing the importance of social connectedness for adolescent girls.

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