Junior EU Aid Volunteer Code of Conduct Officer in Tunis, Tunisia 775 views

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The Code of Conduct Officer is expected to increase the capacity of DRC staff on the issues related to Code of Conduct and its breaches.


DRC offers a full insight on its program as a learning opportunity. By joining DRC Tunisia Regional Office, the successful EUAV candidate will strengthen his/her knowledge of the Code of Conduct and humanitarian principles. The EUAV deployee will be exposed to complaints reporting mechanisms, accountability, and participation practices of the organization and will be able to contribute to its implementation.

The EUAV deployee will receive solid technical support from the team at DRC Regional Office in Tunis, and by this continuously develop him-/herself. This environment will enable the deployee to develop teamwork and interpersonal communication skills that are indispensable in any professional environment.

Working conditions:
· Location of office: Tunis, Tunisia.
· How many staff members at the office: Approximately 40 – of which approx. 15 are connected to the North Africa Regional Office (NARO), and the rest are providing support to operations in Libya and Tunisia.
· Working hours: 37.
· Lunch break: 30 minutes.
· Working days: Monday – Friday.
· Weekend: Saturday – Sunday.
· Holidays: International staff are earning ca. 2.3 vacation days per working month and are also entitled to 10 public holidays per year.Living conditions:DRC’s regional office will ensure accommodation is available prior to the volunteers’ deployment. It will be within 30 minutes distance from the office by car (taxis are available and very reasonably priced) – and located either near the city centre or in the coastal suburbs of the capital. Accommodation will likely be in a DRC-managed guesthouse to be shared with other international staff.At a minimum, the volunteer will have access to a private room and adequate facilities for showering, washing and cooking. DRC will be responsible for utilities such as water, heating, electricity and internet as well as basic housekeeping services. Pets are not allowed in shared DRC-appointed accommodation.
Conditions of service during deployment
· Accommodation, visa fees, insurance and airfares will be covered.
· A monthly Subsistence Lump Sum during the apprenticeship (669 Euros per month) intends to cover basic needs and local transport.
· A monthly Subsistence Lump Sum (235,52 Euros per month) intends to cover basic needs and local transport.
· In addition, upon return to EU, an amount of 100 Euros/month of deployment is foreseen as a post-deployment resettlement allowance.


The candidate for EU Aid Volunteers must be a citizen of the EU or a third country national who is a long-term resident in an EU Member State, and must have a minimum age of 18 years.

The candidate for EU Aid Volunteers must be a citizen of the EU or a third country national who is a long-term resident in an EU Member State and must have a minimum age of 18 years. To learn more about the exact definition of long-term residency, please read here: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/legal-migration/lo…

In addition, the candidate must demonstrate:
· Understanding of DRC mandate & requirements;
· Ability to manage available time and resources and to work within tight deadlines;
· Independence from the parties involved in the conflict in the area.

The candidate has to demonstrate DRC’ five core competencies:
· Striving for excellence: You focus on reaching results while ensuring an efficient process.
· Collaborating: You involve relevant parties and encourage feedback.
· Taking the lead: You take ownership and initiative while aiming for innovation.
· Communicating: You listen and speak effectively and honestly.
· Demonstrating integrity: You act in line with our vision and values.

Please note that volunteers bear great responsibility and are expected to live up to high ethical and professional standards – both in relation to the people we help and in relation to each other. Hence the DRC Code of Conduct applies to EU Aid Volunteers in the same way as for DRC staff.

– At least 2 years’ experience working in humanitarian organization, preferably with experience working on complaints response mechanisms
– University degree
– Full professional proficiency in English is required. Proficiency in French and/or Arabic is desirable.

How To Apply

to apply, follow this link: https://candidate.hr-manager.net/ApplicationForm/SinglePageApplicationForm.aspx?cid=1036&departmentId=19113&ProjectId=156523

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