Centre officer

January 11, 2024
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Job Description

About IRC (International Rescue Committee):

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a leading organization responding to the world’s most challenging humanitarian crises. Established in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, we deliver life-saving care and transformative assistance to refugees fleeing war or disaster. With operations in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, our mission is to restore safety, dignity, and hope to millions uprooted and struggling to endure.

Compliance with Policies:

Adhering to the IRC WAY and Safeguarding Policies is integral to fulfilling our mission. We maintain a zero-tolerance approach to violations of the IRC Code of Conduct, ensuring the safety and well-being of our staff, partners, and associates.

Job Description:

Technical Quality:

  • Ensure FSP activities prioritize women, girls, and survivors, following best practices and guiding principles.
  • Maintain a women, girl, and survivor-centered approach in all FSP activities, including confidentiality, respect for decisions, and emotional support.
  • Provide services such as needs assessment, emotional support, crisis counseling, safety strategizing, risk assessment, and referrals following FSP protocols.
  • Implement discretionary assistance in line with internal protocols and eligibility criteria.

Case Management:

  • Adhere to FSP guiding principles in case management and PSS interventions.
  • Safely store detailed and confidential case files following the Case Management Protocol and data protection protocols.
  • Collaborate with FSP service providers to ensure women and girls have confidential access to necessary services.
  • Advocate for life-saving medical care, including clinical management of rape and family planning.

Staff Supervision and Development:

  • Conduct weekly team meetings and regular one-on-one meetings with direct-report staff.
  • Develop monthly teamwork plans, review weekly, and adjust as necessary.
  • Supervise the FSP-Center facilitators and support staff, ensuring timely completion of tasks and performance reviews.
  • Monitor staff well-being, approve leave requests, and facilitate staff training.

Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Continuously monitor activities’ relevance, assess indicators, and report to the Family Support Senior Response Officer and FSP Manager.
  • Use program data to update weekly activities, meet submission deadlines, and ensure careful storage of information.
  • Contribute to monthly activity reports and flag any deviations from the planned activities.


  • Actively participate in team case management meetings and individual supervision sessions.
  • Conduct focus group discussions to inform program activities and collaborate with the FSP team to address evolving needs.
  • Maintain effective relationships with stakeholders, community leaders, and implementing partners.


  • Ability to travel to various locations, including villages throughout Herat and provinces where IRC operates.
  • Respond to emergencies in Herat province, providing essential FSP CM services.
  • Complete attendance sheets for activities, contribute to monthly reports, and maintain positive coordination with partners.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, humanities, or related field.
  • 2-3 years of experience in women and girls programming.
  • Understanding of the impact and dynamics of FSP programming.
  • Direct experience in basic counseling, psychosocial support, case management, and service delivery.
  • Ability to provide training and mentoring.
  • Proficiency in community outreach and mobilization.
  • Familiarity with monitoring and evaluation principles.
  • Fluency in Dari, Pashto, and English.
Submission Guideline:

For IRC- Afghanistan Internal Candidates:

  • All qualified candidates are requested to apply online here.
  • Applications received without using the given link and/or online system will be disqualified.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be directly contacted for a written test and subsequent interviews.
  • IRC Afghanistan Country Office, Qala-e-Fathullah, Street # 3, District 10, Old UNOCHA Office, Beside Fatemia Mosque.

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