Terms of Reference

Position: GBV Community Mobilizer (2 position)
Duty Station: Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh
Reports to: GBV officer (RI, Cox’s Bazar)
Liaise with: Protection Team
Contract Duration: 3 months with possibility of extension upon budget
Possible Contract Starting Date: ASAP

About RI: Relief International (RI) is a non-profit organization whose sole mission is to reduce human suffering. We respond to natural disasters, humanitarian emergencies and chronic poverty. We are non-sectarian and non-political.   With legal standing both in the United States as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization and in the United Kingdom as a registered Charity, RI has a global board of directors who bring an informed perspective to the communities we serve. We work in 19 countries across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
RI seamlessly blends humanitarian and development efforts so every program resolves immediate issues while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way — emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships, and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work for them — and for generations to come. 

RI has over 10 years of operational experience in Bangladesh. Using local expertise and resources, RI has worked to build the capacity of communities through the use of innovative education and health programs, human rights and preventing human trafficking work, livelihood training, small business development, environment and climate change initiatives, and eco-tourism services. Through our activities, RI has forged lasting partnerships with national organizations, which allow for marginalized communities to have access to sustainable support.

Position Summary: As a GBV community mobilizer, you will be responsible for set-up Women Support Group. Empower them to be a community network women to women support inside camps, extension area and host communities under the guidance from Protection Manager.

Position Responsibilities and Duties:
Join the design activities and plan with GBV officer;

  • Mobilize a potential women to set-up Women Support Group with provision of age-, diversity and culture appropriated or linked them with the existing youth group
  • Facilitate a women support group meeting emphasize on participatory approaching and women driven to design how they are able to support the women in community and linked the GBV survivors to access the service provider.
  • Document all meeting sessions showing participant number and session evaluation report achievement, difficulties, and way forward to report to protection officer weekly
  • Document number of appropriated referring GBV cases by Women support group to access to service providers and report daily to GBV case management officers
  • Maintain good coordination/ collaboration with other RI staffs and partner
  • Ensure recognized international best practices and Relief International policies are applied in the work with women, girls and vulnerable persons
  • Any other responsibilities as requested by supervisor

Language Skills: 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken in Bangali and English
  • Good command in Rohingya, an asset

Person Specification
Education: Bachelor degree (Social workers, Psychology, Nurse, Public health, relevant degree)
Work Experience: Experience working with NGO in Cox’s bazar is preferable

RI Values:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:

  • Inclusiveness
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Agility and Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Sustainability

The positions are based in Cox’s Bazar. Please send your Application Letter, CV and at least 3 References to hrcxb@ri.org or submit your application to our Cox’s Bazar Office address at White House (5th Floor), In Front of Police Line, Bypass Road, Kolatoli, Cox's Bazar-4700, Bangladesh on or before November 10, 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted, so candidates are encouraged to apply early. A decision may be finalized before the deadline.

You may check our website at www.ri.org to know about our organization.