Apply for Vacancy for Staff Counsellor at United Nations Volunteers in Thailand. The deadline for this job is 5th April 2021.
The United Nations Volunteers program is a United Nations organization that contributes to peace and development through volunteerism worldwide. Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development.
- Provide psychological support to individual personnel working in different geographic locations in person or through tele-counseling services; deliver group sessions for offices and teams on issues of common concern.
- Furthermore, provide advice and other support to managers to help them ensure a psychologically healthy workplace.
- Contribute to the design of policies and guidelines, as well as information/booklets to increase awareness about issues related to mental health and well-being; contribute to/develop promotional materials on key topics.
- Likewise, deliver workshops, training, and information sessions on a wide range of topics (e.g. stress management, domestic violence, mental health promotion, etc) to ensure that staff regularly receive relevant information and are aware of sources where to find information or assistance.
- Additionally, actively engage with management and staff with a view to identifying their concerns.
- Also, prepare comprehensive reports, and plan and implement other staff counseling activities to ensure the provision of cohesive counseling services.
- At the request of Country Offices in RBAP, undertake missions to assess psychosocial risks and propose interventions to support UNDP personnel.
- Similarly, support the implementation of the UN Psychosocial Response for Covid-19.
- 5 to 7 years of working experience and expertise in counselling is required; experience in working in a hardship location and/or providing counselling in field locations is an asset.
- Registration as a mental health professional in the country of origin is required.
- Additionally, certification in trauma intervention, substance abuse counseling, cross-cultural communication is an advantage;
- Also, experience in counselling victims of gender-based violence is an asset;
- Furthermore, fluent in English and preferably working knowledge of one other language (Spanish, French, English, Portuguese, Russian and Arabic).
- English(Mandatory), Level – Fluent
- French(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
- Spanish(Optional), Level – Working Knowledge
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