About SEED Foundation:
SEED Foundation (SEED) is a registered charity organization in Erbil, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, whose mission is to promote the Kurdistan Region’s (KRI) social, educational and economic development, human rights, and to address the humanitarian needs of the residents of the region. SEED works with survivors of violence and conflict in the KRI to help them rebuild their lives. SEED takes a comprehensive approach to recovery, integrating psychotherapy and case management services with a range of vocational, educational and recreational activities, to reduce symptoms of trauma, empower and protect survivors, and improve individual and family well-being. SEED also works to improve the skills of local psychologists and other service providers through education, training and supervision programs to better equip them to help individuals and communities heal. Finally, SEED works with local institutions and others to promote laws, policies and procedures that promote human rights and the protection of the most vulnerable. Our work reflects international best practices and expertise, combined with local know-how and understanding.
ABOUT THE STEPS CENTER
The STEPS Center is a shelter for survivors of trafficking and those at-risk exists to protect, empower, and support the recovery and reintegration of survivors and those at-risk of human trafficking. The STEPS Center exists through a public-private partnership between SEED and the Kurdistan Regional Government. The objectives of the shelter are to 1) provide safe shelter to survivors and those at-risk; 2) provide comprehensive services to survivors necessary to support their recovery and reintegration goals, including services for physical health, mental health, legal support, economic empowerment, social support, and long-term housing options; and 3) equip residents to know and claim their rights. The shelter staff are committed to providing services that are survivor-centered, rights-based, trauma informed, and non-discriminatory.
ROLE OF THE SHELTER MANAGER
The Shelter Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the shelter for survivors of human trafficking and those at-risk, ensuring all shelter policies, procedures, and guidelines are followed by shelter staff. Additionally, the Shelter manager will collaborate with government and NGO partners to ensure holistic service provision within the shelter. The Shelter Manager will ensure dignity, respect, and confidentiality of all staff and residents within the shelter, upholding the shelter’s mission, objectives, core values, and guiding principles. The safety, health, and wellbeing of shelter residents and staff is the Shelter Manager’s primary objective in addition to successful budget and administrative management of all shelter operations.
Management & Administration - 50%
Partnership & Coordination Development - 25%
Reporting & Strategic Planning - 20%
Communications and Organizational Representation - 5%
Salary, benefits and allowances dependent on skills and qualifications. Please create one PDF document containing the following items and e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org using “Shelter Manager - FULL NAME” as the subject of your email:
Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only complete applications will be reviewed.
NO CALLS PLEASE. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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