Location: HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya (HRTK) - Kenya Office
Vacancy Advertisement - Kenyans Only
Job title: Counselling Psychologist Intern
Department: Mental Health and Psychosocial Department
Duration: 6 Months
Reporting to: Counselling Psychologist
HIAS is an international nonprofit organization with a vision for a world in which refugees, displaced persons and asylum seekers find welcome, safety and freedom. HIAS operation in Kenya was established in 2002 with the mission to serve the most vulnerable refugees through protection, resilience, economic inclusion and provision of durable solutions.
Organizationally, HIAS is guided by its Refugee Rights Framework. This rights-based approach, based on international human rights, humanitarian and refugee law and practice, provides a programming framework for HIAS’ focus on refugee protection. This framework prioritizes programming impact that ensures forcibly displaced people realize their potential and become contributors to society, with this impact being achieved through the realization of legal and civil rights and social and economic rights including through 1) the right to protection from harm, violence and discrimination, 2) the right to recovery from the shock of displacement, and 3) the right to economic self-sufficiency and inclusion.
HIAS is seeking to recruit a Counselling Psychologist intern who will assist in the provision of counseling and other psychotherapeutic interventions to vulnerable and at risk refugee clients in emotional and psychological distress including those with mental health challenges impairing their normal functioning.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Skills and Competencies
How to apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. In addition, indicate Vacancy Notice No. HRTK/KEN/CP-I/02/20 in the subject line.
Closing: 20th February 2020 5.00pm
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Late applications will not be considered.
HRTK is an equal opportunity employer, does not charge candidates for recruitment and dissociates itself from any entity defrauding candidates.
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org using the position as subject of email.
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