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GBV Prevention Assistant
DanChurch Aid

Job Summary

: N/A
Job Nature
: Contractual
: Any
: At least 1 year(s)
: Both
Job Location
: Cox's Bazar
Salary Range
: Not mentioned
: Jun 12, 2019
: Jun 16, 2019

Job Context

  • National Position
  • Contract period:
  • 31 December 2019 with the possibility of extension (subject to funding)
  • Line Manager:
  • GBV Prevention Officer
  • Staff Manager:
  • GBV outreach Volunteers
  • Location:
  • Based in Cox`s Bazar with daily field visits to the Rohingya Refugee camp
  • Purpose of the job (Brief):
  • The Prevention Assistant will have a background in Gender Based Violence (GBV) and women`s rights to disseminate information and provide trainings to the community on issues related to women and girls.

Job Description / Responsibility

  • Planning and implementation :
  • Work with the prevention officer to develop awareness-raising sessions for the community on women's rights and other relevant issues as identified by GBV Program team.
  • Support the coordination of awareness-raising sessions that target adolescent girls in the camps.
  • Reporting the GBV concerns of adolescent girls/women in the camps to the prevention officer.
  • Support dissemination of information on existing WGSS services including working with other service providers to ensure community is aware of the available services.
  • Support the prevention officer and the outreach volunteer's assessments, GBV rapid assessment, capacity building assessment.
  • Support WGSS team referral services for cases requiring monitoring, recording and reporting.
  • Actively contribute to sharing and exchanging information on all women's protection concerns or rights violations including individual cases.
  • Supporting the WGSS in strengthening and functioning the referral pathways.
  • When requested by the prevention officer, attend GBV program meetings on a bi-weekly or ad hoc basis.
  • When requested by the prevention officer, responsible for recording minutes and attendance at meetings and giving to the prevention officer for translation and dissemination.

Job Nature


Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor degree minimum 1 year experience working with the issue of GBV

Experience Requirements

At least 1 year(s)

Job Requirements

  • Knowledgeable in GBV and women's rights
  • Experience working with refugees, women and girls, and implementing programs in vulnerable communities
  • Understands the challenges and obstacles women and girls face regarding cultural practices, norms, and society pressures.
  • Understands sensitivities of conducting outreach and awareness on violence related issues.
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment.
  • Emotional maturity and stability to deal with conflict and confrontation in non-violent way and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, and age sensitivity and adaptability.
  • Good communication and facilitation skills to work with community members and leaders on sensitive topics.
  • Language:
  • Fluency in Bangla and Rohingya language is required.
  • Good in English (both writing and speaking)
  • Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a cover letter will be considered.
  • The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption.
  • DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit.
  • Willingness to be flexible is essential.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
  • DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA.
Gender: Both
Age: Any

Job Location

Cox's Bazar

Salary Range

Not mentioned

Job Source Online Job Posting

Application deadline has been passed!

Company Information

Dhaka, Bangladesh