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Welfare Assistant

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Eligibility criteriaMinimum age: 25 years old. Nationals of the country of assignment are not eligible, except the assignments in Headquarters duty stations.

Description of taskUnder the overall guidance of the Senior Administrative Officer; the direct supervision of the Welfare Officer, and working closely with the UN Somalia Staff Welfare and Recreation Committee the UN Volunteer will undertake the following tasks:

  • Assess, identify, monitor and report on the avenues for positive outlets for recreation and wellbeing of UN personnel in Somalia.
  • Recommend welfare approaches for positive engagement by UN personnel.
  • Organize and deliver welfare events, thereby improving the recreational and social opportunities for staff.
  • Develop and deliver programs to increase adjustment to mission life as well as increase cooperation between sections, sectors and all categories of personnel.
  • Coordinate activities with the UN military and police Welfare focal points with regard to social, cultural and recreational events.
  • Create and develop a generic menu of welfare and recreation programs for regional offices including training, exercise classes, cultural and social events, etc.
  • Travel periodically to regional offices in Somalia for welfare-related activities.
  • Develop, recommend, and monitor proposals for use of welfare funds and budgets.
  • Increase staff awareness and information about social and recreational opportunities available to them in the mission area;
  • Ensure maintenance of welfare equipment and exercises, sports, and recreational facilities.
  • Manage the development of the welfare library and supervise the arrangement and the loan of all material.
  • Prepare periodic statistics on activities, participation in events, and contacts clients.;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements Required degree level: Technical/Vocational diploma Education – Additional Comments:Diploma/Certificate and experience in related fields. A minor degree or Training Certificates in Social Sciences, Humanities, Counselling, Sports, Logistics, Emergency Response/First Responders/Peer Helpers, and Training is an advantage or relevant combination of Education and Stress Management/Welfare activities and experience in a closely related field.

Required experience: 48 Months Experience remark:Four (4) years of experience, at least two of which must be working in a multi-cultural setting.

Language skills:

  • English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent

Area of expertise: Other health related experience Driving license: Yes Application procedure:* Not yet registered in the UNV Talent Pool?

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Application deadline: 20 August 2020

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Mogadishu, Somalia
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