Vacancy Announcement
Humanitarian Response
Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh

Psychosocial Support (PSS) Facilitator – National Position

Programme: Humanitarian Response

Contract duration: Six Month possible to extend (starting date 1st of December, 2018) 

Position Location: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh with frequent field visits

DCA (DanChurchAid) is a faith-based, non-missionary organization. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded communities and believe in life before death. The DCA Bangladesh invites applications from qualified and competent Bangladeshi candidates for the position of Psychosocial Support (PSS) Facilitator for Humanitarian Response in Cox’s Bazar.

The PSS facilitator will be responsible of conducting PSS and life skills, recreational activities/sessions, with the support from the response officer help with strengthening of referral pathways.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Assist the response officer and the WGSS team leader with the day-to-day operations of the WGSS
  • Facilitate or lead educational, psychosocial and recreational activities for women and girls in the women’s centres
  • Ensure that WGSS activities are conducted in agreement with the WGSS rules, guidelines and are culturally appropriate.
  • Provide WGSS attendees with information regarding the available services at the WGSS.
  • Track and report on attendance of the different WGSS activities
  • Track and report on supply utilization at the WGSS
  • Ensure that the WGSS is kept in a clean and orderly manner
  • Persons with skills in sewing, knitting, embroidery, drawing, craft-making are encouraged to apply.
  • Persons with a background in teaching, literacy classes, religious studies, and women’s health are encouraged to apply

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Gender Studies, etc.) and 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Excellent communication Skills.
  • Accomplish individual and collective assignments given by her supervisor.
  • Have good understanding of women issues and community sensitive issues.
  • Undertake other duties that may be determined by her supervisor.
  • Preferred educational background or vocational skills.
  • Good team work skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Fluency in Rohingya language is required.

Contract duration: Six Month possible to extend (starting date 1st of December, 2018) 

The position is subject to funding

Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a cover letter will be considered. To apply use the following link:

Closing date for applications will be November 14, 2018

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply!

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.

For information about DCA visit www.danchurchaid.org

Contact: tais@dca.dk , Tanzeela Islam

Job Title:
Psychosocial Support (PSS) Facilitator – National Position
Application Deadline: November 14, 2018
Country: Bangladesh
Place of work: Cox’s Bazar with frequent field visits
 
Application link: https://www.danchurchaid.org/join-us/jobs/national-vancancies/psychosocial-support-pss-facilitator