International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.
Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.
International Medical Corps, along with a local partner, will be working to reduce the vulnerabilities of conflict-affected populations in Eastern Ukraine. In the government-controlled area (GCA), IMC established two Mobile Protection Teams (MPT) to support direct implementation of comprehensive Gender Based Violence response, Child Protection and Psychosocial Support services package including but not limited to specialized case management, in-crisis counselling, and individual as well as group-based psychosocial support for adult women and men as well as and adolescent girls and boys.
In the non-government-controlled area (NGCA), IMC, through a local partner, will re-initiate case management services for survivors of GBV and non-GBV cases and establish service provider networks for safe referral among local organizations targeting women and girls at heightened vulnerability, including those that are HIV positive.
Underpinning this intervention is the provision of appropriate and safe psychosocial support. IMC will continue to work with the partner to continue strengthen its capacity in this field and prevent unintentional harm by providing materials and training on positive coping approaches, including topics such as management of acute stress, sleep hygiene, recognition of mental health disorders and how to establish appropriate support groups.
IMC continue coordination of PSS actors at the national and regional levels through chairing regular MHPSS working group meetings, 4Ws mapping, and disseminating information about available resources.
The CP/PSS Program Manager is responsible for the roll-out and management of CP/PSS program components of Emergency Protection Program for Areas of High Concern in Eastern Ukraine (2018) in full compliance with the International Medical Corps’ policies and procedures. The CP/PSS Program Manager oversees the program staff and sub-awardee, provides technical and fiscal oversight of protection programming, including child protection (CP) and psychosocial support (PSS) in the in designated areas of Eastern Ukraine based on the program objectives and anticipated deliverables.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.
Program Management and Oversight:
The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.