Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) - Technical Officer, Myanmar

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Mental Health and Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) - Technical Officer, Myanmar

https://www.vsointernational.org/volunteering/volunteering-pro/jobs/mental-health-and-psychosocial-support-mhpss-technical-officer-a0md000000c8avyiaf

The mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) Technical Officer will be responsible for technical oversight of comprehensive MHPSS-focused intervention. The intervention is part of United Nations Population Fund's (UNFPA) Women and Girls First program and aims to increase the capacity of social workers working in local Women and Girls First Centers, government officials, and staff of (inter)national development partners in Rakhine State and Kachin State in compliance with Inter-Agency Standing Committee's (IASC) Guidelines for Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings. The volunteers will be based at the UNFPA office and work with/for the Women & Girls First Centers which act as a women and girls' refuge and provide access and services to women and girls only. The volunteers will be based in Rakhine OR Kachin States for 12 months The volunteers will work closely with VSO Social Inclusion and Gender, Social Accountability and Resilience Advisors to ensure inclusion, resilience and accountability in women empowerment and financial inclusion initiatives.