Community Outreach Coordinator

The Legal Clinic Network (LCN) is an Iraqi NGO supporting legal aid service delivery, awareness raising, and advocacy on behalf of vulnerable Iraqis. LCN is an umbrella organization of 31 registered Iraqi civil society organizations (CSOs) that provide direct legal aid services nationwide through static legal clinics and mobile legal teams. LCN members also provide awareness workshops on legal protection issues, specifically focusing on civil documentation and family law, as well as housing, land and property and administrative law.

Community Outreach Coordinator SCOPE OF WORK

 Community Outreach Coordinator will effectively build and progressively develop a community-based approach aiming at mainstreaming protection incorporating the principles of meaningful access to services, safety, and dignity into all of LCN’s activities (including participation and empowerment of women, children; accountability to beneficiaries; assistance provided in proportion to need and without any barriers; avoid causing harm).

 RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Leading regular field reviews and ensuring best practices standards are met
  • Taking the lead on producing analytical monthly protection reports highlighting key protection issues and analyzing trends identified from protection monitoring
  • Support program managers to ensure the quality follow up and efficient management of the external and internal referrals system
  • Promote and develop innovative community-based intervention models to provide preventive psychosocial support to at-risk individuals and communities
  • Assisting in hiring national Community Outreach and Protection/psychosocial staff;
  • Providing direct technical supervision and build staff capacity on community outreach
  • Delivering awareness sessions about human rights, relevant protection topics (child protection, SGBV, gender equity, etc.)
  • Follow, understand and provide analysis of the local context and it potential evolution concerning all aspect of protection related issues
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with UNHCR and LCN’s Partners
  • Undertaking other tasks as requested
  • Strengthening community and family psychosocial support capacity and improve referral between protection actors and health actors

Qualifications & Preferred Skills

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Relevant degree, preferably in Political or Social Sciences, Human Rights Law, International Affairs, Public Health, Social Work, Psychology
  • Ability to deal with difficult, often frustrating work situations
  • Demonstrated good knowledge of UN and NGO mandates and programs in the humanitarian responses
  • Ability to deal with difficult, often frustrating work situations
  • A high sense of discretion and integrity when dealing with sensitive protection information
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills and the ability to multitask and
  • Handle a fast-paced organization.
  • Ability to solve problems with a minimum of supervision or seek guidance proactively when necessary.

How To Apply

Please send a cover letter and CV to hr@lcniq.org

Closing dates for applications is May 24, 2018.