Vacantes (Oficina Internacional)
El Servicio Jesuita a Refugiados (JRS) es una organización católica internacional que trabaja en más de 50 países, cuya misión es acompañar, servir y defender los derechos de los refugiados y de los desplazados forzosos. Creado por la Compañía de Jesús (jesuitas) en 1980, el JRS es una red mundial de asociados e instituciones de esta orden religiosa católica. Sirve a los refugiados ofreciéndoles apoyo práctico y espiritual de acuerdo con sus necesidades humanitarias, independientemente de sus creencias.
 
¿Quién puede unirse al JRS?

El JRS busca voluntarios y personal que comparta su visión de acompañar a los refugiados y que esté preparado para sus complejas tareas. Los voluntarios y el personal pueden ser laicos, jesuitas o miembros de una congregación religiosa. El JRS busca especialistas en educación, atención psicosocial, rehabilitación, gestión…, especialmente, personas con experiencia en formar a otras personas. También se necesita gente con conocimientos técnicos, especialmente en comunicación, leyes, agricultura y desarrollo a pequeña escala.

¿Qué cualidades pide el JRS?

Aparte del obvio deseo de servir a los refugiados y solicitantes de asilo, de madurez humana, una considerable flexibilidad de temperamento y una capacidad de entender a los refugiados y sus circunstancias sin perder la objetividad, estas cinco cualidades son esenciales:
  • compromiso en formar a otros,
  • capacidad de trabajar en equipo y de vivir en comunidad,
  • aceptación de un estilo de vida sencillo,
  • sinceridad para compartir un viaje de fe,
  • experiencia profesional que ofrecer.

Employees
Counselling Coordinator

Organisational Context

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people.  The organisation was founded in November 1980 and has a presence in over 50 countries. JRS undertakes services at national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term wellbeing of refugees and displaced persons, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs. JRS offers opportunities to a wide variety of staff, local and international, while maintaining a realistic and localised scheme of salary/stipend, insurance, etc.

Operational Context/Role

The Counselling Programme Coordinator is the overall responsible person for the JRS Counselling & Mental Health Programme in Kakuma. Under the direction and supervision of the Kakuma Project Director, he/she will take responsibility for the overall leadership, administration and management of the activities under his/her portfolio.

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Fundraising and Development Officer, Individual Giving

ORGANISATIONAL CONTEXT

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation (INGO) with a mission to accompany, serve, and advocate for the rights of refugees and forcibly displaced people. The organisation was founded in 1980 and currently has a presence in 51 countries. JRS undertakes services at local, national and regional levels with the support and guidance of an international office (IO) in Rome. The style of JRS service is human and spiritual, working in situations of greatest need, seeking the long-term well-being of refugees and displaced people, while not neglecting their immediate or urgent needs.

The main services provided are in the field of education, emergency assistance, psychosocial support and livelihood activities. Currently, more than 733,000 individuals are direct beneficiaries of JRS projects.


OPERATIONAL CONTEXT/ROLE

The JRS International Office in Rome is the head office of the Jesuit Refugee Service. It leads the organisational strategy and provides support and guidance in the areas of programmes, finance, advocacy, communications, fundraising and human resources to 10 regional offices worldwide.

To expand its fundraising efforts, JRS has created a new position of Fundraising and Development Officer, Individual Giving. We are looking for a self-starter with expertise especially in individual donor and digital fundraising to structure and grow our work in this area.

Reporting to the International Director of Philanthropy and Development, the Fundraising and Development Officer will be part of the Philanthropy and Development Department (a team of six people) leading the organisation’s global efforts in the acquisition of financial resources through fundraising from public and private sources.

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International Consultant
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