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Special Needs Education Facilitator

This is a position based in Kakuma Refugee Camp.  In close collaboration with the Program Coordinator, the Special Needs Education Facilitator will be actively involved in planning, monitoring, implementation and evaluation of the JRS Mental Health Programme.

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Assistant Counselling Coordinator (Re-advertisement, Kenyan nationals only)

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary, insurance, etc.

Operational Context/Role

This is a position based in Kakuma. The Assistant Programme Coordinator is responsible for the JRS Counselling Department in Kakuma, under the direction and supervision of the Kakuma Project Director and Program Coordinator. 

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Counselling Coordinator (Re-advertisement, Kenyan nationals only)

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary, insurance, etc.

Operational Context/Role

The Counselling Programme Coordinator is the overall responsible person for the JRS Counselling & Mental Health Programme in Kakuma. Under the direction and supervision of the Kakuma Project Director, he/she will take responsibility for the overall leadership, administration and management of the activities under his/her portfolio.

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Regional Human Resources Officer - Eastern Africa Region

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary/stipend, insurance, etc.  


Operational Context/Role

The Regional Human Resources Officer (RHRO), under the supervision of the Regional Director (RD) and in close collaboration with the International Human Resources Director, will ensure consistency and uniformity in the implementation of human resources policies and guidelines, by sharing best practices and ultimately by promoting the welfare of JRS staff in the Regional Office as well as in the 5 countries where JRS has operations. The RHRO will also lead the recruitment for JRS staff in the Region in collaboration with the Country HR Officers. With this aim, the RHRO will actively contribute to the development and implementation of Human Resources policies; reinforce HR processes, and offer guidance and HR services to employees in both the Regional Office and the Country Offices. The Eastern Africa Regional Office (EAR) supports 5 countries, namely Kenya, Uganda, South Sudan, Sudan and Ethiopia. In each of these countries, JRS hosts programs for refugees and asylum seekers. 

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Assistant Safe Haven Program Coordinator (Re-advertising - Kenyan nationals)

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary/stipend, insurance, etc.

Operational Context/Role

This is a position based in Kakuma. The Assistant Protection Coordinator is responsible for the JRS Protection Houses in Kakuma, under the direction and supervision of the Kakuma Project Director and Program Coordinator.  

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