• Contract
  • Erbil,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights




The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is seeking applicants for the position of Syrian community facilitator  located in Erbil,


Position: Syrians community facilitator

Status: Full-time employee (40h/week)

Based: Erbil, Syrians inside or outside the camps, Iraq

Reports to: Line manager/Clinical leader

Application deadline: February 10, 2023

Duration of contract: 12 months

Starting Date: ASAP

Nationality: Syrian




  • Conducts public awareness sessions for the Syrian refugees inside and outside the camps.
  • Documents and coordinates contents and implementation of public sessions for the Syrians
  • Functions as a focal point and contact person for public awareness sessions in Syrian communities.
  • Provides basic information on legal issues/mental health
  • Provides basic legal/mental health services
  • Accompany clients when visiting state institutions
  • Supports selection of participants,
  • Refers clients to the Jiyan Foundation‚Äôs center in Sulaymaniyah and to external partners
  • Ensures monitoring and evaluation of the sessions.
  • Regularly reports to management.
  • Cooperates project team for topics about the public awareness sessions.
  • Carries out any other relevant duties according to the professional capacities and position in the organization as assigned by the supervisor or line manager in mutual agreement




  • Must hold a Syrian nationality.
  • Very good Arabic and Kurdish speaking, English is an advantage.
  • Active interest in promoting human rights and social justice; awareness of current events both nationally and internationally.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools and email communication
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Readiness to travel to different locations where Syrian refugees reside.
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team and cooperate with other project staff.




  • Participation in professional trainings and seminars by Jiyan Foundation staff.
  • Access to Jiyan Foundation‚Äôs library
  • Working in an international and dedicated team
  • Paid holidays (24 days for 40 h/week) plus 15 statutory holidays. Additional paid holidays, especially on the occasion of religious festivals, may be agreed upon.
  • Voluntary pension scheme with employer contributions

How To Apply



Please submit your application, including a motivation letter and your curriculum vitae, via this form: https://form.jotform.com/230292963021450




The Jiyan Foundation for Human Rights is an equal opportunity employer, and we particularly encourage women and disadvantaged groups to apply for this position.


Deadline: 2/10/2023