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Protection Intern (VA.No.14/2018)

Closing Date : 14 February 2018

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand

 

Vacancy Announcement No. 14/2018    

Internal/External Circulation

 

Position Title:

Protection Intern

 

Post Level:

-

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

01 February 2018

 

Post No.:

-

Report To:

Protection Associate (Community-Based) under the supervision of Protection Officer

 

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

14 February 2018

 

Section:

Protection Unit

Duty Station:

Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Unpaid Internship

(minimum of two months)

 

 

Availability of the Internship   As soon as possible

 

Work Plan and Assigned Tasks:

 

·         Provide counseling to asylum seekers and refugees in Bangkok Refugee Center (BRC) and Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) with guidance from the Protection Unit

·         Along with the Protection Associate or Protection Assistant, conduct home visits to vulnerable asylum seekers/refugees and assess their living conditions and protection needs

·         Assist Protection Associate in documenting and reporting counseling sessions provided to urban refugees and asylum seekers, which may include scheduling of protections/orientation sessions

·         Conduct needs assessment for asylum seekers who fall into special need categories and provide an initial written report for finalization by Protection Associate

·         Enter data in the registration/ProGres database on community services tasks such as counseling, home visits, assistance and training

·         Assist the protection unit information compilation as needed

·         Perform other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualification Requirements

 

·         University degree in law, social sciences, international relations or related fields by the start date of the internship

·         Previous experience in working with refugee communities would be an asset

·         Fluency in English (written and spoken)

·         Excellent English reporting and drafting skills

·         Strong inter-personal skills, cultural sensitivity, and ability to work in an international environment

·         Computer literate

 

Please submit your Motivation Letter, P.11 form, Curriculum Vitae and a copy of official ID card/national passport indicating the vacancy announcement number and position title to:

THABAHR@unhcr.org

 

Only candidates under positive consideration will be contacted for a written test and/or interview.

 

UNHCR/P.11 and supplementary forms can be downloaded from: https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11_UNHCR.docm and 

https://www.unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/u11/P11SUP_UNHCR.docm