IsraAID is hiring a Psychosocial Support Officer, based in Beira.
IsraAID is a non-profit, non-governmental and apolitical humanitarian aid agency dedicated to supporting populations in crisis around the world, Founded in 2001. As of 2017, the organization has responded to crises in 42 countries and has operations span across 17 countries and a wide number of different sectors of expertise from both the humanitarian aid and international development arenas.
With some 1.85 million people directly affected by Cyclone Idai’s destructive path, international organizations are calling this “massive disaster” the worst weather-related crisis to have ever hit the southern hemisphere. The cyclone ravaged Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi, beginning on 14th March 2019. At least 750 are dead across the region, although the number is feared to be higher. IsraAID’s Emergency Response Team arrived on March 23rd and began conducting a needs assessment in partnership with the Government of Mozambique, international NGOs, and local partners. At least 130,000 were living in shelters across 136 sites; schools were repurposed as shelters, with many children unable to attend classes. Today, hundreds of thousands of people are still suffering due to a paralyzing loss of crops and livestock, overwhelming damage to buildings and key infrastructure, and thousands of vulnerable communities left without psycho-social support.
The PSS Officer will lead training, provide supervision to partners and beneficiaries, and support all activities in Sofala Province regarding PSS. The PSS Officer will contribute to the vision for IsraAID in Mozambique, in line with the organization’s established policies, principles and operating practices, as well as good management of the political, social, cultural & economic environment.
The PSS Officer will work under the supervision of the Project Coordinator and is responsible for:
To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter, no more than 2 pages, to
email@example.com until January 25th, 23h hours in Mozambique