Project Director - JRS Thailand (Urban Education Project, Bangkok)

The Urban Education Project Director is responsible for the direction and implementation of a local JRS project and its staff.  The responsibilities of this position include developing new initiatives and project proposals; implementation and evaluation of the approved proposal; administration of the project’s finances; and care for the JRS team and its relations with the local refugee population and with local authorities. The Project Director directly supervises; Education Officer and is under a supervision of the Acting Country Director / Country Director.  The Project Director manages the overall project implementation such as planning, budgeting, setting up activities and reporting. 

He / She must ensure success of the overall project activities; including the financial part; develop reports and proposals; set up network with existing and potential partners.  He / She must be able to supervise the Education Officer on his/her tasks; facilitate and monitor the language; and/or vocational training program.  The Project Director must provide information related to the urban education on refugees and asylum seekers related issues in Thailand to schools.

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Caseworker - JRS Thailand (Urban Refugee Programme)

The Urban Refugee Project Caseworker (URP Caseworker) serves as frontline staff, responding to the needs and problems of urban refugees, asylum seekers and unregistered refugees seeking asylum in Metropolitan Bangkok. The Caseworker conducts interviews/needs assessments to identify vulnerable individuals in need of support services (including financial assistance, casework support and psychosocial counseling). The Caseworker serves a critical role in the Urban Refugee Project as it adapts to meet the growing need of urban refugees in Bangkok. The Caseworker works to ensure that those approaching JRS for assistance are provided with timely and appropriate support. The Caseworker works closely with Project Director as well as the JRS urban team members including: fellow Caseworkers, Psychosocial Counselors, Reception and Interpreter staff.

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