UNV Field Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

UNV Field Assistant Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. UNV Zambia programme looking for “Field Assistant“. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Psychology may apply on or before 31 May 2021.

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UNV Field Assistant Jobs 2021

The UNV has published a job vacancy announcement on 18 May 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Field Assistant to be based in Kawambwa, Zambia.

Recruiter United Nations Volunteers (UNV)
Position Field Assistant
Location Kawambwa, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Psychology
Experience Required Minimum two years
Application Deadline 31 May 2021

UNV Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: Under the overall supervision of the Protection Officer and as a member of the Protection Unit, the incumbent will provide assistance to the UNHCR Kawambwa Field Office in the areas of protection and voluntary repatriation through the following specific actions.

Description of task:

  • Dissemination of information to refugees residing in the settlement, particularly on voluntary repatriation;
  • Disseminate information to refugees residing in the settlement on solutions including on voluntary repatriation, resettlement;
  • Provide requests from refugees for voluntary repatriation and share repatriation-related data with Focal Person for updates in the ProGres registration database;
  • In coordination with UNHCR partners, monitor reception, registration, transfers of refugees, provision of assistance and ensure persons of concern (POCs) are treated in a dignified manner;
  • Assist in monitoring the implementation of UNHCR programmes including the delivery of all assistance items and monitoring of infrastructure as well as core relief items (CRI) distribution paying attention to the persons with specific needs (PSNs) and providing the necessary support;
  • Assist in conducting quick post distribution monitoring (PDM) and focus group dicussions (FGDs) to assess the levels of satisfaction of the beneficiaries;
  • Provide counseling, referral and protection services to persons of concern presenting themselves at the office, particularly those in need of help with family tracing and reunification, travel documents, legal and/or social support;


  • Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Psychology, Development Economics or related fields; Diploma holders with substantial work experience will also be considered.


  • Previous experience in refugee protection, community development, or social work;

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Minimum age: 22 years old
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Language: English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply UNV Field Assistant Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 31 May 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.unv.org