RefugePoint

3 job(s) at RefugePoint

RefugePoint
Feb 02, 2018
Full time
Mission Statement   RefugePoint was founded in 2005 to provide lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees. We work to fill the critical and unmet needs of people affected by war and conflict who have fallen through the net of humanitarian assistance, in particular women, children, and urban refugees.   Main Purpose of the Position   As part of the UNHCR-RefugePoint Collaboration Project, the Resettlement Expert (hereinafter “Expert”) provides direct support to UNHCR through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout Africa. Assigned to one or more specific duty station(s) over the course of the contract, the Expert is considered an “Expert on Mission” to UNHCR tasked with enhancing local refugee resettlement capacity. On all assignments, the Expert’s core responsibility is to provide direct casework support to UNHCR by interviewing refugees and completing Resettlement Registration Forms (RRFs). Depending on the needs of the assigned duty station(s), the Expert may also assist in other resettlement related casework such as profiling, Best Interest Assessments (BIAs) and Best Interests Determinations (BIDs), and file review and capacity building through training, mentoring, and other activities such as monitoring and evaluating existing resettlement systems. In addition, the Expert contributes to the logistical planning and execution of resettlement deployments and maintains regular operational and administrative communication with RefugePoint’s Nairobi and Headquarters offices during all stages of deployments.  Resume, any previous UNHCR Performance Appraisal Reviews (PAR), and relevant writing sample required; cover letter not requested.
RefugePoint
Feb 02, 2018
Full time
Mission Statement   RefugePoint was founded in 2005 to provide lasting solutions for the world’s most vulnerable refugees. We work to fill the critical and unmet needs of people affected by war and conflict who have fallen through the net of humanitarian assistance, in particular women, children, and urban refugees.   Main Purpose of the Position   As part of the UNHCR-RefugePoint Collaboration Project, the Child Protection Expert (hereinafter “Expert”) provides direct support to UNHCR through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout Africa. Assigned to one or more specific duty station(s) over the course of the contract, the Expert is considered an “Expert on Mission” to UNHCR tasked with enhancing local refugee child protection capacity, in particular as it relates to Best Interests Assessments (BIAs) and Best Interests Determinations (BIDs). On most assignments, the Expert’s core responsibility is to provide direct casework support to UNHCR by conducting BIDs/BIAs for Unaccompanied and Separated Children (UASC). Depending on the needs of the assigned duty station(s), the Expert may also assist in child protection case management activities and capacity building through training, mentoring, and other activities such as monitoring and evaluating existing child protection systems. In addition, the Expert contributes to the logistical planning and execution of child protection deployments and maintains regular operational and administrative communication with RefugePoint’s Nairobi and Headquarters offices during all stages of deployments. Resume, any previous UNHCR Performance Appraisals Reviews (PAR), and relevant writing sample required; cover letter not requested. 
RefugePoint Nairobi County, Kenya
Feb 02, 2018
Full time
The primary responsibility of the Community Navigator is to assist the organization in providing information and timely support to refugees and asylum seekers towards their self-reliance. Duties and responsibilities: Act as a guide to the organization in tracing clients in the community; Provide language interpretation and translation; Collect prescription medicine from RefugePoint and deliver to patients; Provide accurate and timely information to refugees and migrants; Monitor businesses supported by RefugePoint; Participate in community mobilization as directed by RefugePoint; Participate in community education as directed by RefugePoint; Accompany patients to the hospital when called upon. Attend to any other duties as assigned by  the  line supervisor(s ). Requirements: Be a resident of Nairobi; Must be fluent in  English  and  Somali ; Must hold a UNHCR mandate refugee certificate, Government alien card and/or recent Government verification documents; Must have a minimum of secondary school education; Ability to maintain confidentiality. Desired: Post secondary school training e.g. in health, community development, counseling, business administration etc. Experience in community mobilization.