WGSS Facilitator


International Rescue Committee (IRC)

  • Career category:Programme/ Project design & management
  • Job type:Job
  • Humanitarian or Development:Humanitarian & Development Nexus
  • Experience level:0-5 years
  • Organisation type:Civil Society
  • Remote option:No
  • Right to work requirements:Nationals-only contract
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Work schedule:Full-time
  • Length of contract:Temporary/ Fixed-term
  • Location:Poland
Gender-based violence (GBV)
Job Overview/Summary: The WGSS facilitator will provide psychosocial support and facilitate group activities at the WGSS (Women and Girls’ Safe Space) following IRC’s curriculums and others, while also monitoring the impact of activities and collecting feedback from women and girls to inform activities. Position is based in Katowice.
Major Responsibilities: Main responsibility is to develop activity material and facilitate group activities ensuring they are inclusive and tailored to context, age and vulnerability type. She also monitors the impact of activities and captures feedback from women and girls.
Specific Responsibilities:
Facilitate group activities in the WGSS.
Collaborate in the development of curricula, tools and other resources for WGSS activities.
Design and implement activities tailored to age and vulnerability type.
Identify delivery methods and languages that make activity content accessible to all members.
Identify strategies to ensure that (as much as possible) activities are tailored to the context and promote inclusion of different population groups (ethnicities, religious, minorities, vulnerabilities, LGBTI…).
Gather women’s and girls’ feedback on activities, schedule and methodologies used.
Monitor the quality and impact of activities.
Draft the WGSS workplan on a regular basis in collaboration with the WGSS-based activities staff
Keep the WGSS workplan relevant, up-to-date and innovative.

Closely coordinate with the SHLS (Safe Healing and Learning Spaces) and WGSS staff on trends, community dynamics, community acceptance, to modify activities and material accordingly.
Collaborate with other stakeholders to ensure fruitful and smooth field-level coordination.
 Identify strategic collaboration and implement activities in collaboration with other service providers.

Other duties:
Ensure supplies/resources for the WGSS and other program activities are requested on a timely manner and are efficiently utilized.
Other duties as assigned by the supervisor to enable and develop IRC programmes.

Higher education in social work/psychology or related fields preferred.
1-2 years’ experience in the humanitarian sector, particularly in Protection and specifically in the WPE-GBV sector.
Experience in facilitating psychosocial group support activities with women and girls.
Demonstrated experience working directly with refugees and can demonstrate understanding of a survivor-centered approach.
Demonstrates sensitivity to gender equality and GBV issues.
Fluency in Ukrainian and English. Polish and Russian language skills are an asset.

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