Thailand: VA 24/2016: Protection Intern, Bangkok (Thai National Only)

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 27 Jun 2016

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand

Vacancy Announcement No. 24/2016

Internal/External Circulation

Position Title: Protection Intern

Post Level:

Post No.:

Report To: Protection Associate/Senior Protection Assistant under supervision of Associate Protection Officer

Section: Protection Unit

Duty Station: Bangkok, Thailand

Contractual Status: Unpaid Internship (for a maximum of 6-months internship period)

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement: 14 June 2016

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement: 27 June 2016

Availability of the Internship As soon as possible

Work Plan and Assigned Tasks:

  • Provide administrative support and data entry to assist Senior Protection Assistant at the Immigration Detention Centre

  • Provide logistic support in coordinating with NGOs and partner agencies at the Immigration Detention Centre as needed

  • Assist Protection Associate in documenting and reporting counseling sessions provided to urban refugees and asylum seekers, which may include translation of documents and scheduling of protections/orientation sessions

  • Provide administrative support in order to obtain civil registration documents (i.e. birth/death certificates) for urban refugees and asylum seekers as well as other administrative coordination needed with Civil Registrar’s District Office or hospitals

  • Assist the Protection Unit information compilation and reporting as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

  • Thai national only

  • Keen interest on refugees and asylum seekers issues

  • University degree in law, social sciences, international relations or related fields

  • Previous experience in protection would be an asset

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

  • Positive inter-personal skills

  • Excellent English reporting and drafting skills

  • Computer literacy

How to apply:

Please submit your P.11, resume and application letter, indicating vacancy announcement number and position title

Application will not be acknowledged. Only successful candidate will be notified of the outcome of the selection.

P.11 form can be downloaded from: