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

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

P.11 form can be downloaded from: