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UNHCR recruits 01 Education Project Assistant

UNHCR recruits 01 Education Project Assistant – LICA 5

The Education project Assistant will be supervised by the External Relations Associate. S/he will work within the External Relations unit, led by the Spokesperson and Senior External Relations Officer. S/he will play a key role in conducting engagement activities for the young audiences, one of UNHCR’s priorities to foster a favourable environment. S/he will implement and develop INTER’ACT, an education programme led by UNHCR since 2017 which brings refugees and students together to explore forced displacements and the importance of solidarity. The incumbent of the position will perform his/her mission upholding highest standards of integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity.

Purpose and scope of the Assignement

Assist in the implementation of INTER’ACT Tour in middle schools in 3 territories and coordinate the sensitisation part:

  • Identify the speakers and refugee chefs;
  • Liaise with local partners;
  • Develop and adapt the pedagogical content of the activities in middle-schools;
  • Coordinate the activities:
  • Coordinate debriefing with the speakers who were invited to do awareness activities in the middle schools, debriefing with the educational teams, debriefing with the local authorities;
  • Assist the External Relations unit in the communication surrounding the event;
  • Report on the progress of the project (quality, cost and deadlines).

Support the development of INTER’ACT Day with high school students:

  • Identify the speakers;
  • Support logistics.

Support UNHCR France activities related to the engagement of the young public:

  • Propose events and initiatives (e.g. cultural, pedagogical and sports) to develop UNHCR awareness-raising and engagement activities for young public and take action as          appropriate;
  • Develop and maintain ties with students from different associations/ cursus interested in working with refugees all around France;
  • Produce reports and briefings for internal and external partners;
  • Assist in preparation of programmation and budget on Education activities.

Support the implementation of UNHCR France strategy in Education:

  • Support the finalization of a pedagogical kit on how to organize a sensitization week in middle schools that could be deployed everywhere in France and a curriculum to be shared with the authorities at a national level for approval and possible dissemination in other Regions;
  • Support the dissemination strategy of UNHCR pedagogical ressources in the French     Education system.

Purpose and scope of the assignement

Assist in the implementation of INTER’ACT Tour in middle schools in 3 territories and coordinate the sensitisation part:

  • Speakers and refugee chefs identified;
  • INTER’ACT Tour in middle schools in 3 territories implemented;
  • Reports on the progress of the project produced regularly.

Support the development of INTER’ACT Day with high school students:

  • Edition of INTER’ACT Day with high school students in Calvados implemented;
  • UNHCR France activities related to the engagement of the young public supported.

UNHCR France activities related to the engagement of the young public supported

Support the implementation of UNHCR France’s strategy in Education:

  • Impact study in one territory supported;
  • Dissemination strategy of UNHCR pedagogical ressources in the French education system supported.

Expériences / Formation

Education

  • Completion of the Secondary Education with post-secondary training in Communication, Political Science, Social Science or related field.
  • Communication and computer skills.
  • Excellent drafting skills as well as translation skills.

Work Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of previous relevant job experience.

–           Experience in education projects or activities desirable

–           Experience in event coordination and implementation desirable

Key Competencies

  • Completion of UNHCR Learning Programmes or specific training relevant to functions of position.
  • Knowledge of another UN language is an asset.

Desired Competencies

  • Organizational awareness
  • Change capability & adaptability
  • Planning and organizing
  • Accountability
  • Teamwork & collaboration

Comment postuler

Candidates are invited to send their application on UNHCR platform, before Sunday, 13 December. Follow the link, click on « Vacancies » and type« 23580» in the search tool.

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