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CSLT Facilitator-Primary Teacher Education

ORGANIZATIONAL 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 well-being 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 person is responsible for the development/improvement and delivery of teacher training and development initiatives (comprising a 15 week (150 hrs. in total) professional course in Primary Teacher Education (PTE), Early child hood education(ECE), and professional development workshops, consultation assistance, continuous learning and the provision of access to print and electronic teaching and learning resources) for refugee and host community teachers in Kakuma. The initiative aims to improve the quality of education in primary schools in Kakuma through the enhancement of ECD and primary teachers’ capacities.

 

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Patron

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

This is a position based in Kakuma Refugee Camp. The holder will be under the direct supervision of the JRS Safe Shelter Coordinator and takes responsibility for managing the operation of the JRS safe Shelter- AMANI BOYS CENTER.  He will be actively involved in planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the Safe Shelter activities and takes responsibility and attention to individual beneficiaries’ concerns.

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Social Worker

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

This is a position based in Kakuma Refugee Camp. The holder will be under the direct supervision of the JRS Counselling Coordinator and takes responsibility for conducting recruitment, interviews, referrals and follow-up of persons with specific needs including the vulnerable within the community.

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Safe Haven Counselor

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.

Organisational Context/Role

The Safe Haven Counsellor will be responsible for counselling and child therapy sessions for all beneficiaries in the JRS Safe shelters and other SGBV survivors in the community. Under the direction and supervision of the Safe Haven Coordinator, he/she will take responsibility for all counselling activities in the Safe Haven Program.

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