Main Purpose of the Job:
Under the overall guidance of the Protection Monitoring Officer, protection Monitors will be responsible for monitoring humanitarian need arising from conflict and natural disasters and implementing emergency response. The emergency Response Mechanism is a humanitarian program for addressing the immediate needs of recently displaced conflict and natural disaster-affected families with immediate, life-saving humanitarian assistance. IRC, as a partner to the ERM, is committed to providing systematic, coordinated, timely and principled responses for crises-affected household. The protection monitors will be responsible for carrying out ERM assessments and monitoring exercises for the identification of urgent protection risks and issues affecting communities, including identification of individual protection assistance (IPA) needs and its implementation. They will contribute to the response to protection needs of the community through referrals to relevant sector for access to services and assistance where applicable, with regular follow up to ensure services are reached. The protection monitors will also engage in information sharing and awareness raising with affected communities. Duties and Responsibilities:
- Through community networks regularly monitor communities to identify newly displaced persons and households.
- Implement assessments in a timely manner with identified persons/households key-informant interviews and community discussions. Ensure timely submission of assessment data for analysis and reporting.
- As needed implement in a timely manner (Household Emergency Assessment Tool) HEAT assessments for emergency response.
- As needed implement in a timely manner Rapid Protection Assessments (RPA) in target urban areas to collect information following an emergency and submit data for analysis.
- With guidance and supervision from ERM Protection Monitoring Officer identify cases which meet the IPA criteria (a serious and immediate protection risk that can be prevented reduced or mitigated through direct assistance) and provide the relevant (emergency cash or in kind) assistance. Engage in post-distribution monitoring to follow up on and track outcomes of implemented IPA.
- Regularly share information with communities in order to raise awareness and build resilience. Ensure that affected communities have access to information on relevant rights including availability and accessibility of services.
- Identify need for referrals to specialized services or service providers make timely referrals and follow-up on outcomes.
- As Emergency Response activities are time-sensitive the ERM Protection Monitors must carry out assessments data submission and assistance provision and referrals in a rapid and timely manner within the deadlines established by the ERM.
- The PMs must carry out these activities with regular communication coordination and supervision of the ERM Protection Monitoring Officer. ERM PMs will provide feedback and information to the ERM PM Officer on identified protection risks recommendations for programming and response to meet needs and suggestions for advocacy and be prepared to respond to clarify questions related to collected data as needed.
- PMs will carry out these activities with an understanding of protection principles that safeguard the rights of persons of concern and that prevent reduce or mitigate exposure to further harm and protection risks.
- Conduct other duties as assigned by supervisor
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.
The IRC opened the country program in Afghanistan in 1988. Our programs span the range from humanitarian relief to early recovery and development activities, focusing on child protection, education, economic wellbeing, health, and power. The IRC works in 10 provinces throughout Afghanistan, among which some of the most security volatile, and employs over 1000 staff.
- Bachelor degree
- At least two years’ experience in an NGO
- Experience working for an international organization is preferred.
- Good protection background and knowledge as well as demonstrated ability to identify and make protection referrals
Experience in interviewing survey implementation data recording
No. Of Jobs
Years of Experience
two to three year
Till end of Dec 2022
NTA Grade F step 1
Submission Email: AF-Recruitment@rescue.org