POSTED BY Murat Kaya | Eyl, 24, 2018 |

Reference:   IPAASST/URFA


Application Deadline: 05.10.2018


Position: IPA Assistant




Type of Contract: SERVICE CONTRACT


Expected Duration of the Assignment:12 Months with possible extension


Starting Date: ASAP


Languages Required: Turkish/English




Kırkayak Kültür which was established in 2011, is a rights based non-profit organization, which has been producing baseline gap analysis and policy papers as well as conducting capacity development programs with advocacy and lobbying activities for disadvantaged groups in Turkey and in the Middle East Region.

Kırkayak Kültür, through partnership cooperation with GOAL aims to support Syrian Dom community who lives in Ş.Urfa and Gaziantep using the “Individual Protection Assistance Program” through an 18 months process. The project aims to connect vulnerable and marginalized communities to available state services and non-state services in Gaziantep and Ş.Urfa. Subsequently, experiences in working with the Dom population will be shared with state and other actors in the protection community and advocacy will be made for other actors to adopt best practices.


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:


The position will be based in Şanlıurfa and rural districts in Şanlıurfa Province. Under the supervision of the Individual Protection Assistance officer (IPA), the assistant will be responsible to implement IPA cases as per CM/IPA SOP.




–  Work with the team in the organization and externally to identify and register individual cases requiring protection intervention in the field and/or through information sessions organized for refugees and asylum seekers in the province of Şanlıurfa,


– Support to record registered cases in the database in a timely manner and update information as necessary and ensure that progress is updated in the database through the IM Officer,


-Contribute to high quality implementation of Kırkayak Kültür’s migrant response,


-Receive registration forms, and register urgent cases through the field,


-Support the IM officer to record registered cases in the database in a timely fashion,


-Accompany the beneficiaries as needed and support them to access to services,


-Maintain highly organized IPA hard copy files and update the database on a regular basis,


-Report Internally to the project manager on weekly and monthly achievements.



Bachelor’s Degree in social work and/or relevant.


Professional Experience:

-Experience of community-based or social work,

-At least one-year   work experience in NGOs or government organizations in the protection field,


-Strong planning, interpersonal and communication skills,


-Strong report writing and documentation skills,


-Team player who can work collaboratively and with people of diverse backgrounds and cross-culturally,


-Flexible, enthusiastic and willing to learn from other team members or external actors,


-Good Computer skills, especially in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook,


-Spoken and Written English.


Important Notice:


KIRKAYAK KÜLTÜR is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality, and culture. Women and individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

Only short-listed candidates will be invited for a test and or interview. The organization reserves the right to cancel or postpone the whole recruitment process without providing any reasons whatsoever.




Interested candidates, please send a Curriculum Vitae in English and a Cover letter to the following e-mail address:


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