Protection Assistant

Danish Refugee Council




The Safety Assistant is accountable for implementing community-based safety and psychosocial help actions. The Safety Assistant is anticipated to develop optimistic relationships with particular person beneficiaries, group mobilizers and focal factors and different stakeholders in order to make sure to the effectivity of DRC’s outreach technique and general intervention.

Obligations and Duties

Key Obligations:


  • Contribute to the planning and implementation of programme actions associated to community-based safety (CBP) and psychosocial help (PSS) actions. To this finish, help the Safety Group Chief in producing and updating month-to-month workplans and implement programme actions accordingly.
  • Successfully use and adjust to all of the instruments, kinds and SOPs associated to CBP and PSS as communicated by the Safety Supervisor. Adjust to relevant skilled requirements associated to safety and humanitarian interventions.
  • Contribute to the standard of DRC’s group outreach method by successfully figuring out and coordinating with group mobilizers, community-based safety networks (CBPNs) and different group focal factors. To this finish, be sure that group mobilizers and focal factors signify a variety of backgrounds, nationalities, profiles and places in order to help DRC’s capability to achieve the people who’re essentially the most in want of safety and help. Contribute to all points of the connection with group mobilizers and focal factors together with, identification and mobilization, onboarding and capacity-building, contractual  and administrative administration, coordination on area actions and many others.
  • Be sure that people in want of safety companies and/or help, recognized by means of outreach and different actions, are well timed and adequately referred to the related companies. Conduct common and systematized follow-up of all referred instances to make sure enough service provision, reassess wants and doubtlessly determine any new developments.
  • Conduct data dissemination, consciousness and capacity-building actions with communities on safety dangers, on rights and on accessible companies amongst others, in protected and appropriate places.
  • Conduct another programme actions associated to the supply of safety companies and help as instructed by the Safety Group Chief and the Safety Supervisor.
  • Mobilize and construct robust rapport with communities by means of constant engagement with community-based buildings and adhering to dignified, culturally delicate approaches.
  • Assist community-based buildings by facilitating significant group dialogue and mentoring members to self-identify safety issues that have an effect on their communities

Monitoring and Reporting

  • high quality and acurate studies and supporting documentation on CBP and PSS actions and guarantee their well timed submission to the Safety Officer (CBP/PSS) and the Safety Group Chief for assessment and inner data sharing. To this finish, be sure that each the arduous and gentle copies of all exercise studies are safely archived. Total, successfully use the instruments and adjust to the processes associated to monitoring and reporting, together with by means of using shared drive and devoted platforms for data administration.

Illustration and coordination

  • Symbolize DRC and the programme in the direction of a variety of stakeholders together with particular person beneficiaries, group mobilizers, community-based buildings’ members and focals factors. To this finish, guarantee skilled requirements and clear communication within the exterior illustration of the group in order to construct belief and guarantee efficient collaboration with all involved stakeholders.
  • Be sure that all interactions with particular person beneficiaries happen in an surroundings and in a means that respect and promote the people’ security, and dignity in accordance with skilled requirements for cover and humanitarian work.

Operations help

  • Assist the coordination of programme help actions as they relate to logistics, administration or safety as related, underneath the steerage and supervision of the Safety Group Chief and in coordination with the related departments.  Adjust to all related inner insurance policies and directives.

Minimal Qualification, Abilities and Expertise Required:

Expertise and technical competencies: (embrace years of expertise))

  • 1-2 years {of professional} expertise within the area of humanitarian interventions, social sciences, human rights or group growth, ideally with a world humanitarian group.
  • Expertise in provision of psychosocial help and community-based safety actions
  • Information of the humanitarian context in Sudan and of the problems associated to battle and displacement.
  • A level in psychology is extremely fascinating.
  • Training background: (embrace certificates, licenses and many others.)
  • College Diploma within the area psychology, social sciences, humanitarian affairs, worldwide legislation, growth or another associated area.


  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic.






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