Primary Purpose: This is a full time position within ARDU which strategically utilizes CWS RSC deployments to UNHCR with the goal of increasing referrals to the US Refugee Admissions Program (USRAP) in Africa. UNHCR requires that a Best Interest Determination (BID) be conducted for all unaccompanied and separated refugee children being considered for resettlement. CWS RSC Africa works with UNHCR to assist in identifying and preparing BID and Best Interest Assessment (BIA) reports for these children, with the goal of identifying durable solutions for them, including resettlement to a third country, through the USRAP.
The primary function of the BID Specialist is to support the goals of ARDU through temporary deployments to UNHCR offices throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Tasks to be completed while on deployment will be determined in the Terms of Reference (TOR) for each deployment and will include activities that support refugee resettlement, including completing of BIDs and BIAs.
Position: Best Interest Determination Specialist
Close Date: 03/19/2021