Company: HIAS Inc
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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new positions become available. The Gender-Based Violence (GBV)
Coordinator will be responsible for creating an inclusive service
and supportive environment whereby survivors of gender-based
violence and LGBTI are welcomed. The GBV Coordinator will ensure
quality services are delivered that meet both ethical and global
GBV standards and that the programs evolve to meet changing needs
in the Venezuelan crisis. Organizationally, HIAS is guided by its'
Refugee Rights Framework. This rights-based approach, based on
international human rights, humanitarian and refugee law and
practice, provides a programming framework for HIAS' focus on
refugee protection. The GBV Coordinator will report to the Program
Manager and will work in coordination with the GBV Officers.
Essential Functions: Lead the implementation of quality GBV
programming through the mainstreaming of age, gender, and diversity
approach. Lead the execution of safety audits and GBV needs
assessments. Provide supervision and technical guidance to GBV
Officers. Strengthen staff's technical capacity to implement
gender, gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and
prevention and response of GBV activities using common tools, core
documents, specialized trainings, and context specific support.
Ensure quality case management for GBV survivors, supporting the
deployment of HIAS Case Management System to ensure confidential
handling of GBV case management. Implement GBV case management
standard operating procedures (SOP) in close coordination with
other areas. Together with the GBV Officers plan trainings and
capacity building for beneficiaries, community mobilizers, leaders
and service providers. Participate in local GBV and Trafficking in
Persons Sub Working groups in order to contribute to the
development and implementation of the GBV strategy, avoiding
duplication and addressing gaps. Ensure inter-agency coordination
on GBV issues with UN agencies, NGOs and civil society. Provides
accurate, timely and consistent analysis and reporting to HIAS
Guyana Program Manager on GBV program activities. Perform other
duties as required. Qualifications and Requirements: University
degree in Public Health, Social Work, Psychology or related field
with at least 3 years of experience with direct implementation of
GBV programs including some aspect of response services for
survivors. Formal training and conceptual management of gender,
gender equality, masculinities, reproductive and sexual rights.
Working experience preferably in one of the following sectors:
social, charity or NGO. Fluency in Spanish and English is required.
Demonstrated knowledge of violence against women and girls
specifically and GBV more broadly and the ability to work in a
survivor centered manner. Familiarity with IASC guidelines on GBV
in Emergency Settings. Ability to develop work and training plans,
meet deadlines and capture program progress for donor reports.
Strong motivation to humanitarian work, service-oriented mindset
and sense of accountability to the populations HIAS serves.
Extensive knowledge of adult learning concepts to build capacity
for GBV prevention and response. Demonstrated ability to think
creatively and critically. Ability to work within a team structure
or in isolation, flexible, and can cope with stressful workloads
and working with limited resources. Sense of initiative and
capacity to work autonomously. Excellent computer skills;
proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel,
Outlook, Teams). Excellent organizational and problem-solving
skills. Must be a team player and able to work with a range of
diverse, vulnerable populations; understanding of community-based
approach required. Ability to uphold the highest level of integrity
and confidentiality. Passionate about HIAS' mission and values.
About Us: HIAS is a global Jewish nonprofit organization working
across five continents to ensure that refugees and displaced
persons are protected. Throughout the United States, we help
refugees reunite with families, resettle and become
self-sufficient. Guided by our values and history, we help refugees
rebuild their lives in safety and security and advocate to ensure
that all displaced people are treated with dignity.
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