Job Title: Reception Center Assistant
(formerly American Refugee Committee)
ALIGHT, formerly the
American Refugee Committee (ARC), is an international nonprofit, nonsectarian
organization that has provided humanitarian assistance and training to millions
of beneficiaries over the last 40 years. In 2011, Alight helped nearly 2.5
million people get essential services to regain their health and take back
control of their lives. Alight works with its partners and constituencies to
provide opportunities and expertise to communities of refugees and internally
displaced persons in seven countries in Africa, Asia and Europe, including
Iraq, Kosovo, and in the Darfur region of Sudan and is currently providing for
emergency relief and recovery in Haiti. Alight provides shelter, clean water
and sanitation, health care, skills training, microcredit education, protection
to help survivors of war and natural disasters to rebuild their lives with
dignity, health care, security and self-sufficiency.
Job Summary: The Reception Center Assistant will be responsible for supporting
the implementation of effective general management of Transit and Reception
Center activities in line with overall ALIGHT programming. He/she will be
responsible for conducting a range of activities, including information
provision, regular protection and assistance interventions to ensure that new
arrivals, asylum seekers and protection cases at the reception center access
and enjoy their rights.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
that the hot meal preparation and provision at reception center level is done
Check the Reception Centre to ensure that there is enough space for
accommodation for POCs.
with protection staffs of ALIGHT, OPM and UNHCR in explaining to the new
arrivals the process of relocation to settlements.
with ALIGH protection and Community Service staff to provide special attention
to UAM/SCs and persons with specific needs (PSNs) such as Disabled and elderly
with ALIGHT / other Partner Protection /Community service staff for the receipt
of the relocated Persons of Concern at Reception /Settlement, especially PSNs.
and share the relocation Information actual and against target for onward
with ALIGHTC, OPM and UNHCR staff to assist the new arrivals to Board
BUSES/TRUCKS by calling their names and checking their presence as per the
Casual workers especially those assisting in Loading of Luggage and Shelter
timely activity, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
to project planning, development of proposals and lessons learned processes.
and submit weekly action plan to the supervisor.
to the ALIGHT code of conduct.
any other duties assigned to you.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
applicant for the ALIGHT Reception Center Assistant job placement must hold a
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Arts and Development studies from
two years’ experience in a similar or relevant role.
of working with UN or Non-Governmental organizations.
communication skills and ability to conduct training and awareness.
organizational and people management skills.
knowledge of the local population and language.
in Swahili and ability to ride a Motorcycle with a Valid License (Class A) is
an added advantage.
How to Apply:
qualified and interested candidates should apply online at the link below.
Deadline: 17th February 2021