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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
Assistant Psychosocial Coordinator Counselling and Well-being

Organizational Context
Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organization, with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. JRS has a priority to work wherever the needs of displaced people are urgent and unattended by others, and offers a human service to refugees and the communities through a wide range of rehabilitation and relief activities, many of which center around formal and informal education needs.

Position Description
JRS is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Assistant Psychosocial Coordinator Counselling and Well-being.  Primary responsibilities will be to develop and deliver a range of healing and therapeutic responses at individual and group level that meet the needs of the beneficiaries and assist in healing and well-being.  Special attention, though not exclusive attention, will be required to assist Survivors of Gender Based Violence. The position is one that leads a small team who also engaged in psychological first aid and counselling and so involves, leading on professional standard, training and supervision of team members. The position includes duties to report on programme activities and to contribute to the over management of the psychosocial department and over all JRS Maban Project in partnership with the other assistant coordinators and coordinators and Project Senior Management.

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Physiotherapist

Organizational Context
Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organization, with a mission to accompany, serve and defend the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. JRS has a priority to work wherever the needs of displaced people are urgent and unattended by others, and offers a human service to refugees and the communities through a wide range of rehabilitation and relief activities, many of which center around formal and informal education needs.

Position Description
JRS is seeking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Occupational/Physio-Therapist. This position has two primary functions:

  1. To serve as technical advisor and clinical lead on all physiotherapy activities in the Host Community, Doro, Gendrassa, Batil, and Kaya camps. Physiotherapy and mobility assistance is provided to people with disabilities, amputees, and elderly individuals through home visits in all the camps and Host Community. This service is provided by JRS Staff and a number of community-based incentive workers have received basic training on physiotherapy massage techniques, mobility, and stretching exercises. The Occupational/Physiotherapist will support these workers with technical expertise and professional experience to provide high-quality services.
  2. To serve as a project manager for JRS’ Day Care program in Doro camp. The JRS Day Care serves children with disabilities and their caregivers in Doro camp by meeting their physiotherapy needs but is aiming to complement these services with more robust educational and psychosocial programming for the children and their caregivers. This operation will require programmatic leadership, administrative strength, and organizational capacity.
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International Consultant
There are currently no volunteer positions available in the organisation