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Protection Intern (2 positions) (VA.No. 43/2017)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 25 ธันวาคม 2017

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 43/2017    

Internal/External Circulation



Position Title:

Protection Intern

(2 positions)


Post Level:




Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

11 December 2017



Post No.:


Report To:

Protection Associate/Senior Protection Assistant under supervision of Protection Officer


Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement:

25 December 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:

·         Provide administrative support and data entry to assist Senior Protection Assistant at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC). 

·         Provide logistic support in coordinating with NGOs and partner agencies at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) as needed.

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

·         Provide administrative support in order to obtain civil registration documents (i.e. birth/death certificates) for urban refugees and asylum seekers as well as other administrative coordination needed with Civil Registrar’s District Office or hospitals.

·         Assist the Protection Unit information compilation and reporting as needed.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements

·         Thai national only.

·         Keen interest on refugees and asylum seekers issues.

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

·         Previous experience in protection would be an asset.

·         Fluency in English (written and spoken).

·         Positive inter-personal skills.

·         Excellent English reporting and drafting skills.

·         Computer literacy.


Please submit your Motivation Letter, P.11 and Curriculum Vitae indicating the vacancy announcement number and position title to:

Applications will not be acknowledged.  Only the successful candidate will be notified the

outcome of the selection process. 


UNHCR/P.11 and supplementary forms can be downloaded from: and