DRC is lookig for ERW Risk Education Project Assistant


ERW Risk Education Project Assistant

 – Kilis (National Contract)



The Project Assistants will be implementing the awareness raising activities for Syrian refugees and host communities on the risks and dangers of ERW and how to stay safe. They will furthermore participate in developing and adapting the methods and materials used. Under the supervision of the ERW RE Project Officer, the Assistants will have the following responsibilities and duties:

Who are we?

The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental and non-profit organization, founded in 1956, that works in more than 35 countries around the world. DRC has been operating in Turkey since early 2013, working with by and large with non-camp Syrian refugees and affected host communities. DRC is committed to basic humanitarian principles; including impartiality and neutrality, and offers the highest standards of accountability to the people it serves. The overall objective for DRC in Turkey is the protection and promotion of durable solutions to displacement affected populations on the basis of humanitarian principles and human rights with more immediate objectives focusing both on the immediate subsistence needs, protection and self-reliance support as well as a more long term focus on capacity building. In Turkey, DRC works partially through partners, also providing intensive capacity building support, while also conducting direct implementation.

About the Job

DRC is looking for a Risk Education Project Assistant for its program in Turkey. In close cooperation with the Risk Education Project Manager, the Risk Education Project Assistant is responsible for

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide Risk Education Awareness Sessions to the Syrian refugee population residing in Kilis province
  • Provide Risk Education Trainings and workshops when requested
  • Develop all tools necessary to their Risk Education tasks
  • Report on all implemented activity
  • Facilitate the monitoring of the implemented activities by the Risk Education Project Officer and Risk Education Project Manager (including translation)
  • Ensure that all Risk Education activities are implemented to a high standard
  • Liaise with community leaders to sensitize them on the RE project
  • In coordination with the Project Officer ensure that all forms and questionnaires are accurate, of high quality and are adapted to the local context
  • Collect the requested data, using the forms and questionnaires provided by the Project Officer
  • Regularly monitor the impact of the activities
  • Handle all project-related documentation and ensure proper filing
  • Conduct any other professional task requested by the Project Officer or Project Manager

About you

  • Teaching skills – at least 2 years of relevant professional experience with training/teaching/facilitation or similar;
  • Commitment in social issues – previous experience with social work an asset;
  • Fluency in Arabic and excellent skills in English (written and spoken). Turkish is a plus;
  • Computer literate including Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
  • Previous experience with reporting, monitoring & evaluation an asset;
  • You have to hold a Turkish citizenship or residency or valid passport with valid visa (the residency application will be required at the moment of the recruitment)

In this position, you are expected to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
  • Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
  • Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
  • Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
  • Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

What we offer:

DRC Turkey offers an employment contract of 12 months with the possibility of extension (depending on funding). The position will be based in Kilis with regular travel to other DRC Turkey offices in the country as directed. We offer a fair compensation package depending on your qualification and experiences as well as additional allowances such as relocation allowance and living allowances, if applicable. DRC Turkey is income tax exempted. Furthermore, DRC Turkey provides training opportunities to develop and strengthen the quality of its services as well as its staff members’ professional and personal development.

Start date: 01.12.2016

Need further information?

You are welcome to contact the HR team, at recruitment@drc-turkey.org for more information about the position.


Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button or Apply HERE. Please note that application are not to be sent to HR team; we only accept applications sent online via www.drc.ngo.

For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult www.drc.ngo.

All applicants should send a cover letter and an updated CV no longer than four pages, both in the same language as the job vacancy. Your CV should also include contact details of three professional referees as well as your salary expectations.

Applications close 07th November 2016.

 The interviews are expected to take place within 1 week to 10 days after the application closing.

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