Working in the Middle East, and in Iraq in particular, creates high risks of workplace hazards and stress. While these challenges are present while working in Kurdistan, having a staff well-being program can help to improve work quality, employee outlook, and overall satisfaction. It is especially important when staff are working with vulnerable populations, victims [...]
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Job Title: Psychologist Location: Duhok, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to other areas of KRI Type of position: Employment contract, full time Length of Contract: 12 months Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with skills and experience. Local compensation package. About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation is a locally-registered NGO in the [...]
Job Title: Procurement and Logistics officer Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), with frequent travel to KRI areas Type of Position: Employment contract, Full time Length of Contract: 12 months Start Date: ASAP About SEED Foundation: SEED Foundation is a locally-registered NGO in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. SEED’s mission is to protect, empower, [...]
SEED Foundation has been providing comprehensive mental health and psychosocial support services since 2015 to those affected by violence and conflict. Many of our cases require more specialized mental health support, as they struggle with trauma symptoms and traumatic stress. Traumatic stress is a mental state in which a person feels extremely anxious and [...]
Source: What Happened Last Week in Kurdistan/ Author: Jil Shwani / Date: March 2020 SEED Foundation Communications Program Manager Lara Fatah explains in this podcast with Jil Shwani (@whlw_kurdistan) how SEED implements its mission to protect, empower, and support the recovery of survivors of violence and others at risk in Kurdistan. She details how [...]
SEED Foundation proudly co-sponsored the launch of an exhibiton to bring focus to femicide and gender-based violence against women in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq on February 10. The event “HERStory: RESPECT and Remember '' was an interactive and immersive experience remembering victims of GBV in 2019 and recognizing those providing support to survivors [...]
Kurdistan is one of the few places in the MENA region to have a law which criminalizes domestic violence. In 2011, the Kurdistan Parliament passed the ‘Combating Domestic Violence Law’. For the first time the law criminalized a broad range of violence in the home, physical, psychological, sexual, and social violence against women within the [...]
Job Title: Shelter Manager Status: International/Expat Location: Erbil with occasional travel to other areas in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq Type of position: Employment contract, full time - 40 hours per week Length of Contract: 12 Months Compensation and Benefits: Competitive salary and benefits including relocation expenses and housing allowance. ABOUT THE STEPS CENTER The [...]
Sexual harassment of women and girls in Kurdistan is widespread - on the street, online, in taxis, in schools, and in the workplace. It makes us fearful and keeps us from fully participating in school, work, community, and public life. This harms all of us. Through our #STOPabuse campaign, SEED is working to raise [...]
Job Title: STEPS Center Overnight Caretaker Location: Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq (KRI), Type of position: Full time- 42 Hours per week NOTE REGARDING LOCATION AND HOURS: This position will be based at the shelter serving survivors of trafficking and those at-risk, which requires overnight coverage from a caretaker 24 hours per day, 7 [...]