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Community Services Intern (VA No. 25/2017)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 05 กรกฏาคม 2017

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 25/2017   

Internal/External Circulation


Position Title:

Community Services Intern


Post Level:


Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

20 June 2017


Post No.:


Report To:

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


Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

05 July 2017



Protection Unit

Duty Station:

Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status:

Unpaid Internship

(for a maximum of 6-months internship period)


Availability of the Internship   As soon as possible


Work Plan and Assigned Tasks:

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

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

·         Conduct community services counseling sessions in IDC and Bangkok Refugee Center (BRC).

·         Conduct Best Interest Assessment (BIA) for children.

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

·         Provide counseling to asylum seekers and refugees with guidance from the Protection Unit.

·         Draft relevant reports, for approval of Subsistence Cash Assistance (SCA), as needed.

·         Assist in translation of documents English-Thai.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualification Requirements

·         Thai national only

·         University degree in law, social sciences, international relations or related fields

·         Previous experience in community services and/or protection would be an asset

·         Fluency in English (written and spoken)

·         Positive inter-personal skills

·         Excellent English reporting and drafting skills

·         Computer literate


Please submit your P.11, resume and application letter, indicating vacancy announcement number and position title to:


Application will not be acknowledged.  Only successful candidate will be notified of the outcome of the selection.


P.11 form can be downloaded from: