Risk Education Assistant

Dansk Flygtningehjælp

Udlandet (øvrige)


In 2014, Danish Refugee Council/Danish Demining Group (DRC/DDG) returned to Ukraine in order to assist those persons who are internally displaced (IDPs) or affected by the conflict in Donbas and implements activities in eastern Ukraine with a head office in Kyiv. DDG is the specialist unit within DRC that is dedicated to humanitarian mine action. Danish Demining Group has been operational in Ukraine since 2014 focusing on educating civilians as to the dangers of landmines and explosive remnants of war and conducting survey and marking of hazardous areas away from the contact line in government controlled areas.


DDG is looking to recruit a Mine Risk Education Assistant to implement Mine Risk Education activities in Eastern Ukraine on the government controlled territories. The Risk Education Assistant reports directly to the Risk Education Supervisor.



  • Conduct direct MRE sessions for adults and children according to DDG SOPs, using standard and approved methodologies
  • Carry out administrative tasks (Preparing PR, OR, etc)
  • Follow given work plans and guidelines
  • Perform any other relevant tasks as requested by Risk Education Supervisor or RE Officer
  • Functions as a rapid response MRE trainer ensuring the dissemination of risk education messages among affected population
  • Participates in planning of MRE activities
  • Undertakes regular monitoring of activities, reports on number of beneficiaries reached, and provides updated data disaggregated by gender and age
  • Prepare the documents, according to DRC accountancy, for the conducted trainings, meeting, other activities
  • Maintain good working relations within DRC-DDG and other organizations in the area of responsibility
  • Understand, and ensure compliance of the DDG SOP on Risk Education
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of accident hotspots and share information collected in the field with the MRE Officer in order to inform future deployment plans
  • Assist with the development and improvement of MRE materials and delivery methodologies. Maintain knowledge of common types of landmines and ordnance
  • Other duties as tasked by the RE Supervisor
  • Understand, and ensure the observance of the DRC-DDG Code of Conduct



To be successful in this role we expect you to have strong communication skills and public speaking ability and experience in working with big audinece, delivering trainings and facilitating discussions, to be ready for business-trips, to work in the field conditions

Moreover, we also expect the following:


experience and technical competencies:

  • University degree in education and pedagogy or relevant subject area or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience in humanitarian work (minimum 1 years) with local or international NGOs is a plus
  • Previous experience in mine risk education or humanitarian mine action is a strong plus
  • Previous experience working with children and adult audiences in teaching or public speaking capacity
  • Strong understanding of the local context and political environment Full computer literacy Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Ability to work with the administrative documents
  • Ukrainian (fluent); Russian (fluent); English (Working level of spoken and written English)
  • Diplomatic, patient and persistent

All DRC roles require the post-holder to master DRC’ core competencies:

  • Striving for excellence: Focusing on reaching results while ensuring efficient processes
  • Collaborating: Involving relevant parties and encouraging feedback
  • Taking the lead: Taking ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation
  • Communicating: Listening and speaking effectively and honestly
  • Demonstrating integrity: Acting in line with DRC's vision and values
  • Basic standard in verbal and written English
  • Fluency in either Russian or Ukrainian highly desirable


An interesting chance to work with International humanitarian organization in Mariupol

Contract start date: ASAP

Level: I

The application is open for Ukraine citizens only.
Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Ukrainian nationals.


All applicants must send a cover letter and an updated CV (no longer than four pages) in English.


pplications sent by email will not be considered.

Though external and internal candidates are equally encouraged to apply for this position, in case of equal level of qualifications and interview performance the preference will be given to an internal candidate.

Closing date for applications: 01 September


If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please contact job@drc.dk

For further information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult our website drc.ngo.

DRC as an employer

By working in DRC, you will be joining a global workforce of around 8000 employees in 40 countries. We pride ourselves on our:

  • Professionalism, impact & expertise
  • Humanitarian approach & the work we do
  • Purpose, meaningfulness & own contribution
  • Culture, values & strong leadership
  • Fair compensation & continuous development

Read more here about what our employees say about working in DRC.

DRC’s capacity to ensure the protection of and assistance to refugees, IDP’s and other persons of concern depends on the ability of our staff to uphold and promote the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in relation DRC’s values and Code of Conduct, including safeguarding against sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment. DRC conducts thorough and comprehensive background checks as part of the recruitment process. Visit drc.ngo to read more about what we do to secure robust safeguarding mechanisms.

If you have questions or are facing problems with the online application process, please visit drc.ngo/jobsupport.

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