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Refugee Case Manager

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Organization : Asylum Access Thailand
Type : Nonprofits / องค์กรไม่แสวงหาผลกำไร
Date : 9 Mar 2018
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Deadline : 25 / March / 2018

Refugee Case Manager Needed for Asylum Access Thailand (AAT)

Asylum Access is an innovative non-profit founded to make refugee rights a reality in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Asylum Access envisions a world in which refugees live safely, move freely, attend school, work and rebuild their lives. Asylum Access believes that when refugees enjoy their human rights they can access effective, lasting solutions.

We build transformative rights-based approaches to refugee response. These rights-based approaches include policy advocacy, strategic litigation, legal services, and community legal empowerment programs. We deploy these approaches in our five countries of operation: Thailand, Malaysia, Tanzania, Ecuador and Mexico.

Position Description

Asylum Access seeks a motivated and passionate legal advocate for the position of Refugee Case Manager based in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

Asylum Access Thailand (AAT) has been at the forefront of the provision of legal services and community legal empowerment to urban refugees in Thailand since its launch in 2007. The Refugee Case Manager is a part of AAT’s senior leadership team.  He/she will supervise at least 3 full time staff and around 5 volunteers. The Refugee Case Manager will work closely with country staff and in collaboration with HQ and other Asylum Access Offices on many key programs and particular with regard to legal service strategy. He/she will also play the lead role in AAT’s legal aid program to support refugees through UNHCR’s Refugee Status Determination (RSD) process.

Key Responsibilities and tasks:

The Refugee Case Manager will be responsible for the management of AAT’s Legal Aid Program, and provide expertise in international human rights and refugee law, including direct legal services and advocacy. The Manager will build relationships and adapt legal strategies to fit new and/or challenging circumstances.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

Reporting:

The Refugee Case Manager will report directly to the AAT Country Director for all work responsibilities and professional development.

Qualifications Required:

Preferred:

 

Salary and benefits:

Asylum Access Thailand offers a salary package that is locally competitive and commensurate with the successful applicant’s experience and qualifications. The incumbent will also receive health insurance. If the selected candidate is an international hire, Asylum Access Thailand will sponsor a foreign candidate’s work visa and work permit.  Unfortunately, at this time Asylum Access Thailand is unable to offer relocation and living stipends for international placements.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should send their Resume and cover letter to apply@asylumaccess.org with “Refugee Case Manager - Thailand” in the subject line.

Applications will be received on a rolling basis until the position is filled, however priority will be given to candidates who apply by 23 March 2018. The successful candidate will be expected to start on or before 14 May 2018.

 

Asylum Access takes protection & safeguarding extremely seriously. Employment is subject to our Child & Vulnerable Adult protection standards including where possible, background checks. Adherence to our Safeguarding Policy is mandatory for all staff, volunteers, and interns.

 

Asylum Access is an equal opportunity employer

 

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