• Gikondo Community Center Manager (1) - (PFR)

    Employer: Prison Fellowship Rwanda (PFR)
    Prison Fellowship Rwanda (PFR) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the government of Rwanda and its relevant agencies, local and international partners and volunteers to foster restorative justice, unity and reconciliation, peace building, psychosocial healing initiatives, promotion of... See more
    Posted: 22 December 2019
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    Project Title: Community-Based Protection (CBP) & Legal Assistance
    Position: Gikondo Community Center Manager (1)
    Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda
    Job type: Full-Time
    Starting Date: 1st January 2020
    Duration of assignment: One year
    Location: Refugees and Asylum seekers in Urban Areas (Kigali)


    Prison Fellowship Rwanda (PFR) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the government of Rwanda and its relevant agencies, local and international partners and volunteers to foster restorative justice, unity and reconciliation, peace building, psychosocial healing initiatives, promotion of human rights and provision of legal assistance and development in Rwanda. Prison Fellowship Rwanda was founded on 01/07/1995, affiliated to the Prison Fellowship International in 1997. It was officially registered and recognized by the ministerial law no 037/17, of 23/10/2002 as a non- profit organization and published in official gazette of the Republic of Rwanda in 2002.

    Prison Fellowship Rwanda in partnership with UNHCR and the Ministry in Charge of Emergency Management (MINEMA) will implement a Community Based Protection & Legal Assistance Project focusing on refugees and asylum seekers living in urban areas of Kigali and Huye and refugees living in all six camps (Kiziba, Gihembe, Nyabiheke, Mugombwa, Kigeme and Mahama). The objective of the project is to strengthen community engagement and empowerment in a systematized and comprehensive manner in collaboration with UNHCR and other partners as well as strengthen resilience in the community and providing support to different groups, activate and manage community centers focusing on youth and ensuring that the centers are safe spaces to persons of concern of all age, gender and diversity backgrounds. The project will further ensure access to justice and respect of human rights by ensuring legal assistance, civil registration and documentation to refugees living in the camps and urban areas.

    Currently Prison Fellowship Rwanda is looking for a qualified and highly motivated candidate of high moral character and professional integrity to fulfill the position of Community Center Manager to coordinate the overall activities at Gikondo Community Center. Under the supervision of the Project Coordinator, the Center Manager will undertake the following specific tasks:

    • • Ensure the overall coordination of the Center;
    • • Coordinate and supervise all community center activities in close collaboration with the Project coordinator;
    • • Organize administrative/financial/logistics matters related to the center activities;
    • • Set the daily/weekly/monthly work plans and prepare reports in coordination with the Project coordinator;
    • • Represent the Community Center when requested;
    • • Develop and encourage new and innovative solutions at the center;
    • • Develop IEC materials;
    • • Ensure a strong collaboration with partners at the center;
    • • Ensure constant coordination with the UNHCR staff member in charge of community services;
    • • Conduct monthly coordination meetings with the community centre staff and volunteers
    • • Conduct monthly coordination meetings with all relevant stakeholders at the Center;
    • • Evaluate the community centre activities and propose new strategies;
    • • Perform any other task assigned by the management in relation to a success of the Center.


    • • A Bachelor degree in relevant field (Project Management, Social Sciences, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, Anthropology, Law, Education or Conflict/Peace Studies or other related field);
    • • At least 3 years of experience of working in the field with direct engagement with persons of concern. Demonstrated expertise in the field of protection, community rehabilitation services, counselling, or related areas as well as project administration and coordination, including monitoring, control and reporting, resource management, preferably within a non-profit organization;
    • • Experience in managing community centres
    • • Experience in emergency work is a plus
    • • Demonstrated experience in team management and planning;
    • • Experience in coordinating community-based rehabilitation activities/programs;
    • • Experience in working closely with governmental/local authorities and other (inter)national NGO’s;
    • • Experience in budgeting and a strong understanding of administrative and logistics systems;
    • • Good ability to write clear and well-argued reports on program outcomes and impact;
    • • Ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint;
    • • Ability to manage a heavy workload, to delegate tasks/responsibilities and to constantly reassess priorities;
    • • Capacity to initiate new ideas and put them into action;
    • • An honest, reliable and very accurate person;
    • • Strong interpersonal and motivational skills;
    • • Excellent communication skills both verbal and in writing;
    • • Fluent English and Kinyarwanda both verbal and written;
    • • Working knowledge of French.


    This is a full-time position for the duration of one year. The Center manager will be based in Kigali. The Center Manager is expected to start on the 1st of January 2020.


    To apply for this position please send your motivation letter, CV, Degree and other certificates and at least two recommendation letters to: info.pfrwanda@gmail.com and mention the title of the position in the subject line of the email. The application deadline is the 29th of December 2019. The applications can be addressed to the Executive Director of Prison Fellowship Rwanda.

    For more information about Prison Fellowship Rwanda, consult: www.pfrwanda.com

    Done at Kigali on 20th /12/2019


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