Outreach Volunteer

Samaritans Purse, Ankara, Turkey

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
1 to 3 Years
Email for CV Submission: 
Closing Date for Applications: 
20th November, 2016


Job Description

Summary Samaritans Purse is a is a non-governmental,
international relief agency working with the victims of war, natural
disaster and diseases since 1970. Samaritan’s Purse is operating in more
than 100 countries around the world and active in the following sectors
as FSL, Health, Wash, Nutrition and Protection.

Samaritan’s Purse is providing humanitarian assistance through their
partners in Syria and registered to be active in Turkey since April
2016. Samaritan’s Purse will implement a “Winter and Special Needs”
assistance project in Ankara through the distribution of electronic
vouchers for a dignified mode of assistance. SP is looking for 14 (7
males and 7 females) paid volunteers will be supervised by two field
assistants in Ankara. Based in Ankara, Outreach Volunteer (OV) will
directly report to Field Assistant (FA). In accordance with the program
strategy and mission of Samaritan’s Purse, OV will support assessments,
distributions and post distribution monitoring during the project
timeline. OV will provide timely and transparent day to day or requested
time of assistance to Samaritan’s Purse.

Key Responsibilities

· Introducing Samaritan’s Purse and their project to beneficiaries.

· Building positive relations within the refugee community.

· Verbal translations to program staff when it is needed.

Samaritan’s Purse is providing humanitarian assistance through their
partners in Syria and registered to be active in Turkey since April
2016. Samaritan’s Purse will implement a “Winter and Special Needs”
assistance project in Ankara through the distribution of electronic
vouchers for a dignified mode of assistance. SP is looking for 14 (7
males and 7 females) paid volunteers will be supervised by two field
assistants in Ankara. Based in Ankara, Outreach Volunteer (OV) will
directly report to Field Assistant (FA). In accordance with the program
strategy and mission of Samaritan’s Purse, OV will support assessments,
distributions and post distribution monitoring during the project
timeline. OV will provide timely and transparent day to day or requested
time of assistance to Samaritan’s Purse.

Key Responsibilities

· Introducing Samaritan’s Purse and their project to beneficiaries.

· Building positive relations within the refugee community.

· Verbal translations to program staff when it is needed.

· Conducting house hold visits to refugee houses and monitoring their living conditions

· Assessing and registering potential beneficiaries to be supported through the program.

· Distribution of information papers and assisting beneficiaries on systematic challenges they may have during the project.

· Implementation of the agreed intervention in timely and quality manner.

· Conducting monitoring visits to contracted markets to ensure the assistance delivered in a dignified and efficient manner.

· Conducting PDM to analyze and evaluate the quality of the intervention.

· Keeping an efficient record of field and hotline complains and direct reporting to field assistants.

Education / Experience Needed

Bachelor’s Degree or one-year related experience (preferably with a NGO) or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Skills Required

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

· Commitment to volunteering

· Enthusiastic about field work and able to travel to field sites

· Strong communication skills

· Ability to work in an international and multicultural environment.

· Ability to work as a team member.

· Commitment and devotion to “Humanitarian Principles “and Samaritan’s Purse “Code of Conduct”.

· Experience in humanitarian sector is a strong asset.

Language

Ability to read and interpret documents in English, Arabic and in
Kurdish. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence in English,
Arabic and in Kurdish. Turkish language skill is a strong asset.

All candidates must hold an ID ( Afad Card ), Residency, Valid Passport/Turkish ID.
Samaritan’s Purse doesn’t provide an accomodation, all candidates must be based in Ankara.

Samaritan’s Purse- Turkey is an equal opportunity employer.

How to apply:
Please email your CV, cover letter, and three references (in English)
to the Samaritan's Purse Turkey Human Resources department at spturkeycareers@samaritan.org.
by 20thNovember, 2016 before 5 PM. All emails should include project
recruitment code “SPTRANKOVOL16001“ in the subject line of the
application. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the
further selection process.

 


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