• Contract
  • Erbil,Iraq
  • TBD USD / Year

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