UN Jobs in USA-Women’s Empowerment Specialist

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  • Organization: IRC
  • Location: United State
  • Type: Full Time
  • Job Title: Women Empowerment Specialist
  • Close on:  3 May 2023

About Organization

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid organization that responds to and helps to rebuild communities affected by conflict, war, and natural disasters. The organization was founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein and has since provided assistance to millions of people around the world.

The IRC works in more than 40 countries and provides a range of services, including emergency relief, healthcare, education, and protection for women and children. The organization also works to promote human rights and advocate for refugees and displaced persons.

The IRC is known for its expertise in responding to crises and its commitment to providing long-term support to affected communities. The organization has won numerous awards for its work, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1938.

About UN Jobs in USA-Women’s Empowerment Specialist

The Women’s Empowerment Specialist works to put into practice the Women’s Empowerment Program, which aims to empower women to achieve short- and long-term goals through individualized training and counseling, linking women to existing services, and reducing barriers.

One’s responsibilities may, but need not be, restricted to:

  • dispense intake services and sign up individuals for life skills instruction
  • Create and instruct a customized program for life skills training that includes digital literacy
  • Consider the opinions of refugee women while making decisions about vocational training.
  • Recruit and sign up women refugees for the WEP program.
  • Together with the enrolled women, evaluate the needs of the women, establish short- and long-term objectives, and develop a service plan.
  • Plan trainings and conduct weekly home meetings with women to deliver training
  • assist women in removing obstacles to attendance
  • Determine patterns that prevent women from taking full advantage of services, and offer existing programs quarterly feedback.
  • monthly civic events for women and their families are organized and carried out.
  • Assure proper data entry into the donor database, Client Track, and the internal ETO database of the IRC.
  • Make ensuring that case files and reports are kept up to date in line with grant criteria.

UN Jobs in USA-Women’s Empowerment Specialist Requirments


  • Undergraduate degree strongly preferred.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook).


  • required prior relevant experience. Experience working with immigrant and/or refugee groups is requested; expertise teaching adults is highly desirable.


  • required prior relevant experience. Experience working with immigrant and/or refugee groups is requested; expertise teaching adults is highly desirable.

How to Apply?

  1. Create an account: If you haven’t already, create an account on the IRC Careers website. You will need to provide your personal information, including your name, email address, and a password.
  2. Fill out the application form: Complete the online application form, providing your personal information, education, work experience, and other relevant details. You may also need to upload your resume and cover letter.
  3. Submit your application: Review your application and make sure that all the information is accurate and complete. Click on “Submit” to send your application to the IRC recruitment team.
  4. Follow up: You can check the status of your application by logging into your account on the IRC Careers website. If you are selected for an interview, the IRC recruitment team will contact you directly.

Note: IRC also has a program called the “IRC Global Talent Pool”, which is an ongoing recruitment initiative that allows interested individuals to submit their profiles and resumes for consideration for future job openings. You can submit your profile through the IRC website.


Employment Type
Full Time
IRC – International Rescue Committee
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