Junior EU Aid Volunteer – Code of Conduct Officer in Zugdidi, Georgia 224 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.

The CoC Officer will first undergo a 2 months apprenticeship in DRC HQs in Copenhagen: February to March 2020. The apprenticeship will first equip the selected candidate with a solid understanding of the Code of Conduct principles and standards of DRC.

The apprenticeship will also provide a solid grounding in DRC’s organizational mandate, values and ways of working; relevant technical and sectoral areas of work; the in-country development and humanitarian context; roles, responsibilities and expectations for Volunteers, mentors and line managers; communications, human resources and security policies and procedures.

Overall task:

When deployed in Georgia, the CoC EUAV deployee will raise awareness of DRC staff about the standard of behaviour DRC expects from its staff.

Specific tasks:

• Raise awareness on the Code of Conduct and its reporting and feedback mechanism among DRC staff via trainings and an internal communications campaign, with a focus on the zero tolerance of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse; as well as the obligation to report CoC cases – when and how.
• Undertake an evaluation of the current implementation of DRC’s CoC reporting mechanism and system to identify areas of improvement;
• Develop a CoC improvement plan, also drawing on the results from the most recent self-compliance check, so that country operation, by implementing the plan, raises the compliance level against the global CoC requirements.


The successful EUAV candidate will strengthen his/her knowledge and skills, both professionally and personally. Having 2 months of apprenticeship in HQ will significantly improve the EUAV deployee’s understanding of CoC and its importance. Besides this, the successful EUAV deployee will receive solid technical support from the team, which will enable to develop teamwork and interpersonal communication skills.

Working conditions
DRC enjoys a fully equipped office facility to host the candidate. Working hours 9:00 – 17:30 with half an hour break from Monday to Friday. Saturday and Sunday are days off. The EUAV deployee can enjoy all official holidays.The EUAV deployee will be provided with Laptop, Mobile calls allowance and subsistence allowance. Transportation will be provided to the Volunteers, as well as flights are covered by the host organization.Living conditions
The EUAV deployee shall be accommodated in a private apartment in Zugdidi.Neighbourhood is quiet and with low criminal risk. Safety/Security brief can be provided to candidates upon arrival. There are supermarkets and grocery store available all around as well as several restaurants and cafés. All types of food products are available – including variety of vegetarian dishes. Tap water can be consumed although bottled mineral water is widely available.

There are many banks and ATMs just around the apartment block and payment in card is also widely accepted in many shops and restaurants…

Climate is sub-tropical – but having four seasons.

Insurance, health and vaccinations
There are no specific health concerns for staff or visitors in Georgia. No vaccination needed for Georgia. Health and Personal Accident insurance is provided by the host organization.

Conditions of service during deployment
• The EUAV deployee will be provided with Laptop and mobile calls allowance.
• Accommodation, visa fees, insurance and airfares will be covered.
• A monthly Subsistence Lump Sum (243,91 Euros per month) intends to cover basic needs and local transport.
• Transportation between DRC offices will be provided to the EUAV deployee.
• In addition, upon return to Europe, an amount of 100 Euros/month of deployment is foreseen as a post-deployment resettlement allowance.


  • Relevant degree or equivalent experience related to the tasks to be undertaken;
  • Understanding of the CoC and its impact on the organizational level;
  • Experience in providing face to face trainings as well as remote trainings;
  • Good communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to present complex information to a variety of audiences;
  • Full working proficiency in English language;
  • Knowledge of Russian language will be considered as advantage.

How To Apply

To learn more about the vacancy and to apply please follow this link: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/echo/eu-aid-volunteers_en/junior-eu-aid-volunteer-code-conduct-officer-georgia_en

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