Domestic, Sexual, And Gender-Based Violence (DSGBV) Coordinator

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Akina Dada wa Africa (AkiDwA)

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Development
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Right to work required in advance
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Deadline:19/07/2024
  • Location:Ireland
Gender-based violence (GBV)
Job Context

  • AkiDwA is seeking a dedicated and experienced DSGBV Coordinator. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in supporting migrant women affected by domestic, sexual, and gender-based violence. This role involves program management including financial oversight, comprehensive case management, delivery of information sessions, group facilitation, collaboration and partnerships, networking and attendance at relevant meetings.

Job Responsibility

  • 1. Case Management:
  • -        Provide direct support and advocacy for victims of DSGBV (including historical abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, early/forced marriage, honor-based abuse and corrective sexual assault), ensuring a client-centered and trauma informed approach.
  • -        Develop and implement individualized support plans.
  • -        Maintain detailed case records and manage confidential information responsibly.
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  • 2. Delivery of Information Sessions:
  • -        Organize and conduct educational sessions on DSGBV including the law in Ireland and the support services available for migrant women’s groups and the wider community.
  • -        Create and disseminate materials that raise awareness about DSGBV and available resources.
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  • 3. Facilitation of Support Groups:
  • -        Coordinate and facilitate AkiDwA’s monthly online social support group for migrant women affected by DSGBV, fostering a safe and supportive environment.
  • -        Develop group programs that address the needs and challenges of participants.
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  • 4. Collaboration and Partnerships:
  • -        Build and maintain partnerships with other organizations, agencies, and stakeholders to enhance support services.
  • -        Participate in coalitions and networks focused on addressing DSGBV.
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  • 5. Report Writing:
  • -        Prepare detailed reports on activities, case outcomes, and program impacts for internal use and external stakeholders.
  • -        Assist in the development of funding proposals and grant reports.
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  • 6. Attendance at Relevant Meetings:
  • -        Represent AkiDwA at meetings, conferences, and events related to DSGBV.
  • -        Present on the organization’s work and advocate for the needs of migrant women affected by DSGBV.
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  • 7. Program Management and Financial Oversight:
  • -        Coordinate AkiDwA’s Network of Community Safety Volunteers including ongoing support, capacity building and volunteer management.
  • -        Oversee the implementation and management of DSGBV programs, ensuring they meet the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • -        Monitor program budgets, manage expenditures, and ensure financial accountability.
  • -        Work with the finance team to prepare financial reports and ensure compliance with funding requirements.
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  • 8. Other
  • -        Assist with developing engaging and informative content for AkiDwA’s social media platforms to raise awareness and educate the public about DSGBV.
  • -        Support with other tasks as required. 

Educational Requirement

  • Degree in social work, psychology, gender studies, community development, or a related discipline.

Experience Requirement

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working with victims of DSGBV, with a strong understanding of the vulnerabilities affecting migrant women.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with fluency in English. Proficiency in a second language is highly desirable.

Additional Requirement

  •    - Full clean driving license and access to a car.
  •    - Willingness to travel nationally as required.
  •    - Strong organizational and time management skills.
  •    - Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

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