Protection Assistant Bidibidi

at International Rescue Committee(IRC)
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted May 18, 2022
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Coordinates with service providers to strengthen referral pathway, including weekly referral/case meetings.
Works with Protection Officers and Community Based volunteers to conduct protection information and awareness session ‐ community outreaches.
Maintains and collects data in line with agreed procedures.
Conducts PSN home visits, assessing needs and ensures adequate referral/assistance provided.
Work closely with Community Based Volunteers, providing support and guidance in their activities.
Key Working Relationships:

Position Reports to: Protection Officer

Position directly supervises: N/A

Indirect Reporting: Protection Manager

Other Internal and/or external contacts:

Internal: Community Services Officers, Legal Officers, Legal Assistants and Community Based Volunteers

External: UNHCR, OPM, and other Protection Actors.

Standards For Professional Conduct

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.

Deadline for receiving applications is May 31st,2022


Educated at Diploma level in a relevant field.
At least One (1) year of prior professional experience in a similar post, with an international or national NGO. Applicants with significant Volunteering experience in an INGO or NGO of reputable standing may be considered.
Good awareness of protection issues and the refugee context
Good organizational skills.
Ability to manage time, prioritize activities and meet deadlines.
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work as part of a team, as well as independently.
Demonstrates empathy and sensitivity in working with refugees and vulnerable communities.

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