Recruitment

Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation, with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons, who rank among the world’s poorest. JRS teams work with and for refugees, focusing on the dignity of each individual. JRS is present and work in more than 46 countries around the world. Our operations provide emergency relief, psycho-social assistance, advocacy and multi-level educational services to more than 730,000 refugees in dire need, far from home and safety. 

JRS undertakes services at local, national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) based in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs.

Who can join JRS?

JRS seeks staff and volunteers who share its vision of accompanying refugees and who are prepared for its complex tasks. JRS staff and volunteers are international, local professionals, Jesuits or members of a religious congregation. JRS seeks specialists in education, counselling, rehabilitation, management and related fields, and especially with experience in training others. There are also needs for people with technical skills, especially in communication, law, agriculture, project management and small-scale development work.


Employees
CSLT Facilitator: Youth Empowerment

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary/stipend, insurance, etc. 


Operational Context/Role

The CSLT Facilitator: Youth Empowerment is responsible for delivering the course content for the Youth Empowerment CSLT. This includes instructional planning, delivery, follow-up with students, and assessment of students and course goals.  The Youth Empowerment Facilitator will work closely with the Project Coordinator and external partners to coordinate community practicums for students.

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Digital Communications Specialist

ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980, and currently has ten regional offices and a presence in over 45 countries. JRS undertakes services at local, national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. 

The main services provided are in the field of education, emergency assistance, and psychosocial support and livelihood activities. Currently, more than 724,000 individuals are direct beneficiaries of JRS projects. 


OPERATIONAL CONTEXT/ROLE

As part of its Communications strategy, JRS is investing in new tools and resources in order to switch to a more visual communications and enhance its digital presence. The Digital Communications Specialist (DCS) will work with the Communications team to help JRS move into the world of contemporary multimedia. With energy and creativity, the DCS will play a crucial role in improving the quality of JRS content strategy and increasing JRS engagement across all digital platforms. The DCS will be responsible for identifying, creating, and producing multimedia content that will be used for different purposes, and will assist in ensuring proper dissemination. The DCS contributes to giving visibility and engaging with stakeholders important to our mission.  The DCS will need a good understanding of all aspects of digital communications and social media, and be able to keep up to date with new technologies.

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International Consultant
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