Job Title: Associate Community Services Expert (children)
Organizational Unit: UNHCR
Type of Contract: Full time, fixed-term until end of 2016
The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) is an international non-governmental organization whose mission is to protect and serve uprooted people, including refugees, asylum seekers, internally displaced people, victims of human trafficking, and migrants - regardless of faith, race, ethnicity or nationality. In collaboration with governmental and non-governmental partners, and through a worldwide network of members, ICMC implements and advocates for right-based policies and sustainable solutions to address global migration challenges. ICMC’s operations are aimed to respond to the needs of vulnerable individuals and communities, and focus on protection, humanitarian assistance, resettlement, and migration and development. As an implementing partner of UNHCR in Greece, ICMC deploys a highly qualified workforce of affiliate experts to assist UNHCR in providing operational support to the Greek asylum and migration management system. Since 2010, this pool of skilled professionals has been a critical component of UNHCR’s protection capacity in Greece. The ICMC experts will be recruited and managed by ICMC and will work under the overall supervision of UNHCR Greece. They provide support on matters relating to protection, advocacy, legal information, country of origin information analysis, quality assurance, project management and communications.
Scope of Work:
Under the supervision of the Senior Protection Officer and in collaboration with the Protection Officer and the Protection Unit of UNHCR Greece, the Associate Community Services Expert will be assigned to work on activities of UNHCR related to unaccompanied or separated children (UASC). The Expert will also coordinate with the ICMC Liaison Manager and ICMC Program Staff in Athens.