Contract period 31 December 2022 (with possibility of extension)
GBV Prevention Officer
GBV outreach Volunteers
Rohingya Refugee Program based in Cox’s Bazar with frequent field visits.
DanChurchAid (DCA) is a Danish humanitarian, non-government and non-profit organisation working in Bangladesh since 1971.
DCA is a faith-based, non-missionary organization. We work for the poor, vulnerable and socially excluded communities and believe in life before death.
The DCA Bangladesh invites applications from qualified and competent Bangladeshi candidates for the position of Prevention Assistant for Rohingya Response Programme.
Overall purposes of the role :
The prevention assistant will have a background in Gender Based Violence (GBV) and women’s rights to disseminate information and provide trainings to the community on issues related to women and girls.
Also facilitate EMAP curriculum and provide PSS to Men and Boys and refer and follow up in an appropriate way.
Work with the prevention officer to develop awareness-raising sessions for the community on women’s rights and other relevant issues as identified by GBV Program team.
Support the coordination of awareness-raising sessions that target adolescent women and girls, men and boys in the camps and host community
Reporting the GBV concerns of adolescent girls / women in the camps to the prevention officer.
Facilitate EMAP Curriculum
Facilitate psychosocial and recreational activities for men and boys
Refer beneficiaries with special needs or at risk, and follow up the referred cases' conditions in collaboration with the Team Leader and Case management team
Fill up the attendance and monitoring forms of the PSS activities
Maintain and strengthen the relations with the other organizations dealing with protection and psychosocial support
Support dissemination of information on existing WGSS services including working with other service providers to ensure community is aware of the available services.
Support the prevention officer and the outreach volunteer’s assessments, GBV rapid assessment, capacity building assessment.
Support WGSS team referral services for cases requiring monitoring, recording, and reporting.
Actively contribute to sharing and exchanging information on all women’s protection concerns or rights violations including individual cases.
Supporting the WGSS in strengthening and functioning the referral pathways.
When requested by the prevention officer, attend GBV program meetings on a bi-weekly or ad hoc basis.
When requested by the prevention officer, responsible for recording minutes and attendance at meetings and giving to the prevention officer for translation and dissemination.
On request perform any other additional duties assigned by the supervisor(s) to allow the organization to function optimally.
This job description is not a definitive task list but has been done to clarify the responsibilities of the employee
Professional skills and qualifications needed in the position
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field (Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Social science, Gender Studies, Law etc.) with 1 (One) year of relevant experience working with the issue of GBV
Knowledgeable in GBV and women’s rights
Experience working with refugees, women, and girls, and implementing programs in vulnerable communities
Understands the challenges and obstacles women and girls face regarding cultural practices, norms, and society pressures.
Understands sensitivities of conducting outreach and awareness on violence related issues.
Ability to communicate sensitively and without judgment.
Emotional maturity and stability to deal with conflict and confrontation in non-violent way and maintain appropriate boundaries.
Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, ethnicity, and age sensitivity and adaptability.
Good communication and facilitation skills to work with community members and leaders on sensitive topics.
Ability to speak Bangla and Chittagonian local language.
Pro-active with an ability to think analytically
Self-starter and take initiative
Excellent planning and organizational skills
Ability to solve problems
Strong team player
Ability to maintain strong integrity on behalf of the organization
Work within the framework of DCA’s core values.
Able to cope with stress and work under difficult circumstances
Willing to make frequent field trip to the camps
Only online applications consisting of minimum a CV and a Cover Letter will be considered.
HARD COPY CV or ANY PERSONAL EMAIL will NOT be accepted.
The candidate must have personal commitment to social equity and equal rights and opportunities and adhere to the staff policies of DCA on Sexual Harassment and Anti-Corruption.
DCA needs people with excellent interpersonal communication skills and a good team spirit.
Willingness to be flexible is essential.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
DCA promotes equal opportunities for women and men from different caste, ethnic and religious backgrounds and encourages them to apply for these posts within DCA.
For information about DCA visit
Address : Hotel Bay Merina, 1st Floor, Plot-61, Block-B, PWD Kolatoli Residential Area, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.
Closing date for applications : 10th May 2022
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we find suitable candidates.
Joining date : As soon as possible