Required Counselor (Female)


Post title: Counselor

No. of positions: 01, Female

Duty station:   Chitral

Job Description:

The incumbent will act as Counselor under the direct supervision of Field Manager/Team Leader.

  1. To establishing relations of trust and respect with refugees/asylum seekers;
  2. To encourage refugees/asylum seekers to talk about issues they feel they cannot normally share with others;
  3. Actively listen to client concerns and empathizing with their position;
  4. Accepting without bias the issues raised by refugees/asylum seekers;
  5. To help refugees/asylum seekers towards a deeper understanding of their concerns;
  6. To challenge any inconsistencies in what refugees/asylum seekers say or do;
  7. Help refugees/asylum seekers to make decisions and choices regarding possible ways forward;
  8. Refer refugees/asylum seekers to other sources of help, as appropriate;
  9. To liaise, as necessary, with other agencies and individuals to help effect change based on the issues raised by refugees/asylum seekers;
  10. To maintain individual records.
  11. Perform any ad-hoc duty assigned by the supervisor


  • A graduate with diploma in Sociology/or at least 3 years prior experience in the related field.
  • At least 2 years experience in arranging social activities, experience in counseling including experience in related field.
  • Effective communication/counseling skills required
  • Proficiency in English is essential and Pashto language is preferable
  • Computer literacy is essential


Please send your CVs with copies of credentials on the following address latest by 30-Oct-2017.

Postal Address

Admin. /Finance Assistant

Society for Human Rights & Prisoners’ Aid (SHARP)

Khan house, Opp Jamia Masjid,

Jang Bazar, Chitral,

Tel: (0943) 414638


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