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Program Director | Financial Assistance to asylum seekers/refugees (FAAR)

Opportunity in Southeast Asia

Description

A local NGO is seeking a program director for the FAAR Program (Financial Assistance to Asylum Seekers and Refugees). The FAAR program provides basic living costs for food, shelter, and medical needs for some of the most marginalized, poorest people on earth; specifically refugees and asylum seekers.  This work focuses on some of the biggest humanitarian crises of the modern era: the movement of displaced peoples around the globe and the rising divide between economic classes. FAAR currently serves 55 families, including children under 12, who otherwise have no place to live, not enough food to eat, and insufficient access to medical help. In order to receive financial support, beneficiaries are encouraged to participate in activities that serve others, such as providing child care to other refugees, translating program documents, or teaching refugee children. Children in families receiving support are encouraged to participate in educational opportunities available in the NGO’s Learning Center.

Come use your skills in communication, relationship building, and administration to serve some of the most vulnerable peoples. Experience in an urban context with marginalized people and an ability to work with ethnically diverse people groups is key. Excellent communication in English is a must, and ability in middle eastern languages is preferred.

Requirements

Excellent admin skills, outgoing people person, experience in urban context with marginalised people.  Ability to work with ethnically diverse people groups. Excellent communication in English.  Ability in Farsi/Dari language ideal.

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