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About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.

Job Description:

  1. Assist in locating and setting up an FSC/WGSS
  2. Function as hands-on supportive and collaborative supervisor for daily FSC activities such as individual and group psychosocial activities.
  3. Monitor field work and support (FSC) staff include social workers to identify and implement timely, survivor-centered, and age-appropriate case management services and psychosocial support to all clients reached by the WPE team and in the FSC/WGSS ensuring strict adherence to the GBV guiding principles.
  4. Initiate, oversee and ensure proper use of the referral pathway
  5. Lead weekly case review meetings with case workers in FSC and case conferencing meetings on as needed basis to troubleshoot more complex cases and ensure best support for the client.
  6. Ensure the   setting up and maintaining client files and ensure all required documentation in individual case files is completed in a timely manner and according to confidentiality guidelines, GBV guiding principles and IRC standards.
  7. Perform document review for completeness, accuracy, and clarity of documentation submitted by social workers.
  8. Maintain accurate records of all field and program activities undertaken.
  9. Oversee data collection through GBV Information Management System (GBVIMS) and activity M&E tools and systems, ensuring strict adherence to confidentiality and GBV best practice principles.
  10. Complete monthly weekly and activity reports and develop and maintain work plans to achieve activities.
  11. Support capacity building and coordination activities with the women’s org in IDPs community/host community
  12. Collaborate with and keep the Program Manager appraised of operational issues, staffing, resources, and program needs, and highlight any key information necessary to ensure services remain relevant to women and girls.
  13. Provide ongoing supervision, support, mentoring and guidance to FSC staff to ensure service delivery meets the highest quality standards and adheres to GBV best practice and guiding principles.
  14. Recommend, develop and implement capacity building/development plan for program staff based on documented capacity needs assessment.
  15. Conduct frequent service mappings of GBV responders
  16. Collaborate with FSC staff on safety audits, and service audits.
  17. Collaborate on ensuring access to the FSC is safe for women and adolescent girls.
  18. Lead the kits distribution to Beneficiaries in Targeted communities.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree in social sciences (i.e. social work, counselling, sociology, psychology, gender studies, human rights, etc.).
  • At least 2 years of experience in working in the social sector, particularly with IDPs or Refugees.
  • Experience supervising psychosocial programs, providing psychosocial support or case management, and/or working on gender-based violence (GBV) and women’s empowerment.
  • Experience supervising and supporting employees.
  • Strong belief in and commitment to human rights and gender equality.
  • Strong understanding of case management principles, procedures, and practices, psychosocial support and life skills programming to promote survivor healing and recovery.
  • Knowledgeable about GBV, crisis intervention, counseling skills and techniques.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills and ability to present ideas effectively, in both oral and written form.
  • Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment, good diplomatic and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to use good judgment when making decisions and to take accountability for decisions made.
  • Emotional maturity and stability to resolve conflicts in non-violent way and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Good interpersonal skills including ability to gain trust and build relationships.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, proven self-initiative and problem-solving abilities.
  • High standard of spoken and written Kurdish and Arabic; good knowledge of English.
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, and Power Point.
  • Be able to work in a stressful setting and adapt quickly to changing environments; and willingness to travel to program sites in neighboring Governorates

Submission Guideline:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

(“ The IRC encourages employees to remain in a position for at least one year and be in good standing before applying for another position within the organization. if an employee is interested in a vacant position within the organization, he/she must inform his/her supervisor in advance before applying for a new position”)

(However, 1 year is a must to complete but to encourage IRCA employees somehow we are flexible who work in the current IRC position for at least 6 months or above and are given chance to compete for an opportunity in the organization)

Application received without exact position title and location will be directly disqualified from the process.

All qualified candidates are requested to open the given link and follow the instructions:


applications received without a given link and/or online system will be disqualified and removed from the entire process.

Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and after that for interviews. If you are not contacted TWO or FOUR WEEKS after the closing date .please know that your application has not been successful for the post. IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

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