Thailand: VA 25/2016: Community Services 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. 25/2016

Internal/External Circulation

Position Title: Community Services 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:

  • Conduct needs assessment for asylum seekers who fall into special need categories and provide an initial written report for finalization by CSA

  • Along with the CSA, conduct home visits to vulnerable asylum seekers/refugees and assess their living conditions and protection needs

  • Conduct community services counseling sessions in IDC

  • Conduct best interest assessment for children

  • Enter data in the registration/ProGres database on community services tasks such as counseling, home visits and SGBV training

  • Provide counseling to asylum seekers and refugees with guidance from the CSA;

  • Draft relevant reports, for approval of CSA, as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

  • Thai national only

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

  • Previous experience in community services and/or protection would be an asset

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)

  • Positive inter-personal skills

  • Excellent English reporting and drafting skills

  • Computer literate

How to apply:

Please submit your P.11, resume and application letter, indicating vacancy announcement number and position title to:THABAHR@unhcr.org

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

P.11 form can be downloaded from: http://unhcr.or.th/sites/default/files/p11.doc

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