Thailand: VA 32/2017: Protection Intern, Bangkok (Thai National Only)

Organization: UN High Commissioner for Refugees
Country: Thailand
Closing date: 20 Aug 2017

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Representation in Thailand

Vacancy Announcement No. 32/2017

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 maximum 6 months)

Date Issued of the Vacancy Announcement: 07 August 2017

Closing Date of the Vacancy Announcement: 20 August 2017

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 protection s/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.
  • 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 protection s/orientation sessions.
  • Schedule/conduct weekly protection counselling at BRC.
  • 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 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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