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Safety and Wellbeing (SWB) Officer
|Location:||CAN - AB - Fort McMurray|
|Empl./Engagement Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Empl./Engagement Duration:||3 months|
|Closing Date:||Until Filled|
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Placing affected communities at the center and in partnership, CRC’s Safety and Wellbeing Program (SWB) aims to support community priorities through a community resiliency approach to enable recovery and address Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) priorities. This includes addressing the immediate psychosocial needs of the disaster-affected population, including considerations for special populations and a focus on Indigenous Peoples, as well as building community capacity and resiliency to address longer-term recovery priorities.
The Emergency Management Safety and Wellbeing (SWB) Officer, under the direction of the (Operations Manager, SWB Advisor or designate), will work in collaboration with CRC personnel, including case management teams, to provide psychosocial support and protection to beneficiaries as part of a team within the mandate of the Canadian Red Cross. Specifically, this position will focus on:
These are the duties and tasks applicable to the SWB Officer in a Recovery Operation. The incumbent is expected to carry out all areas of responsibility as listed below according to Minimum Standards (Child Protection Minimum Standards, IFRC Gender and Diversity Minimum Standards, IASC Guidelines on Mental Health and PSS, CRC Code of Conduct and CRC Child Protection Policy).
Responsibility 1 –Implement & support SWB services
To implement and support SWB services as part of the overall Operations Team:
Responsibility 2 – Advocate for beneficiaries and support to beneficiary accountability and communication
Responsibility 3 – Program Monitoring and Reporting
The incumbent must have the commitment of the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and model the core competencies of the CRCS: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused.
Education & Experience
The following are considered strong assets for this position:
Skills and Abilities
The majority of the work is a field based position. Difficult and demanding working conditions are expected including the following:
The Canadian Red Cross is committed to gender equality and social inclusion in our workplace. All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, color, religion, nationality, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We encourage all qualified persons to apply particularly Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, visible minorities, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
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