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Community Services Intern (VA.No. 45/2017)

หมดเขตวันที่ : 25 ธันวาคม 2017

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand


Vacancy Announcement No. 45/2017   

Internal/External Circulation



Position Title:

Community Services Intern


Post Level:



Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement:

11 December 2017


Post No.:


Report To:

Protection Associate (Community-Based) 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:

·         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 Immigration Detention Centre (IDC) and Bangkok Refugee Centre (BRC). 

·         Conduct Best Interest Assessment (BID) 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 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


Please note that the short-listed candidates are required to attend both written test and interview.