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  • Posted: May 26, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    HIAS is the global Jewish nonprofit organization that protects refugees—including women and children, and ethnic, religious, and sexual minorities—whose lives are in danger for being who they are.

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    Temporary Intake Counsellor


    HIAS seeks to recruit a temporary Intake Counsellor; the incumbent will be expected to contribute towards meeting the departmental goals, aimed at promoting resettlement as a durable solution for the most at risk refugee populations*.*


    • Prepare individual comprehensive physical case files for clients, complete intake forms and ensure proper filing of individual case files for resettlement consideration
    • Reporting to the Resettlement officer on progress of set indicators on a bi weekly basis
    • Conduct individual counselling to clients on the HIAS internal resettlement process and HIAS anti-fraud policy
    • Attend case counselling sessions for individual clients with the aim of providing clients with timely and accurate feedback on the status of their cases
    • Facilitate and participate in trainings on resettlement and anti-fraud, including but not limited to preparing training materials and conducting research
    • Prepare Resettlement Referral Forms and send to the Resettlement Officer for review
    • Conduct follow up for cases referred to external referral partners and provide timely updates on the status of the follow ups
    • Drafting court documents
    • Preparation of project reports
    • Fill in the various resettlement forms
    • Maintain a database and an individual case management strategy for cases under resettlement consideration
    • Assist in the development of Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials on anti-fraud and resettlement case processing
    • Perform other duties as and when required



    • University Degree in Law, (Those in final year of study are also eligible)


    • Proficiency in English and Swahili
    • Computer literacy a must - knowledge of MS Office required;
    • Strong advocacy, research, capacity building, legal drafting and report writing skills;
    • Strong coordination, communication and interpersonal skills;
    • Knowledge in AAP
    • Knowledge in PSEA

    Closing: 31 May 2022

    Method of Application

    Please submit the above required documents to indicating the vacancy number

    Interested and qualified? Go to HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya on to apply

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