Mission Armenia NGO
Position
Social Worker / MA
Category
Job Address
Application Deadline
Science and Education
Yerevan, Armenia
24/01/2020
Responsibilities
- Identify and register new refugees, asylum-seekers and persons in a refugee-like situation (Persons of Concern - PoC) - Conduct PoC data collection, needs assessment and update - Compile PoC data - Regularly update information on the PoC and submit it to the Team Leader - Develop and carry out individual integration plan - Pay regular check-up visits to PoC homes - Provide consulting, counseling services to the PoC - Manage PoC cases and advocate to redress violation of PoC' rights and/ or to help PoC to access/ enforce their privileges - Inform and advise PoC how to resolve their social and health problems and refer them to relevant national and other institutions - Disseminate information among the PoC on their rights and entitled privileges - Help the program medical staff arrange in-patient/ out-patient services for the patients - Distribute individual assistance in the form of food, non-food commodities and monetary assistance - Pay visits to PoC for collecting data on rental subsidy component and present the findings to the panel - Maintain relevant documentation (minutes, data compilation, data completion, etc.) regarding panel meeting discussions on rental subsidy support - Timely report to Head of Social Services Coordinator on the situation of the PoC and in the target sites - Perform other job-related tasks that may be assigned by the Team Leader
Required Qualifications
- University degree in Social Work - At least 2 years of work experience in social work; experience working for or with refugees and asylum seekers is an asset - Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel and Access) - Excellent knowledge of Armenian and English languages - Capability and skills to manage the cases - Capability and skills to apply social work methods and models in practical work - Knowledge of basic legislation on social sector reforms - Excellent interpersonal and communication skills - Ability to work with a team - Ability to work in intensive settings, and time management skills - Excellent communication skills, demonstrating patience, attention, caring attitude, integrity, honesty, initiative and confidentiality
Application Procedures
Candidates who meet the above mentioned requirements and are confident that their background and experience qualify them for the position, are welcome to send their resume and cover letter to: lusine.hayrapetyan@ngo.mission.am mentioning the title of the announced position ("Social Worker") in the subject line of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview. Please mention in your application that you have learned about this position from MyJob.am
Additional Information
"Mission Armenia" NGO is looking for a Social Worker who will be responsible mainly for providing social services to refugees, asylum seekers and persons in a refugee-like situation within the framework of the Project "Provision of Social, Medical, Legal and Shelter Assistance to Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Armenia" (ARM01/2020/0000000132/000).