Support to Life: Internationally renowned humanitarian aid organization founded with the principal objective of ensuring access to basic rights and needs for individuals and communities affected by natural or human-made disasters. Founded in 2005 by 5 women academics and humanitarian aid workers, STL carries out activities in Emergency Response and Preparedness, Refugee Support, Child Protection and Capacity Building in Civil Society, to improve the living conditions of people affected by natural or human-made disasters in Turkey.
STL supports access to basic rights and essential needs; aims to eliminate the risks for children living under dire conditions giving priority to seasonal agricultural workers; provides immediate aid services at times of disasters. Besides, STL works towards a civil society well-prepared to disasters.
STL works with the support of a headquarter based in Kadıköy/Istanbul and with field offices located in 12 provinces in Turkey (Adana, Adıyaman, Ankara, Batman, Diyarbakır, Hatay, İstanbul, İzmir, Kahramanmaraş, Mardin, Mersin, Şanlıurfa) as well as mobile teams.
STL gives utmost importance to upholding the humanitarian principles —neutrality, independence, humanity, impartiality and accountability in the projects it develops and implements with a team of around 350 professionals and the support of international and local donors. You may visit wwww.supporttolife.org or check our social media accounts to learn more about our work.
The Local Humanitarian Forum (LHF) is the core coordination body of local and national NGOs for the earthquake response. Hosted by Support to Life (STL), LHF currently consists of 58 members.
LHF is focused on strengthening the collective response of local and national NGOs and enabling their linkage with the OCHA coordination system, creating equitable relations and strategic partnerships with international organizations, promoting access to humanitarian funding for local and national NGOs, and supporting a rapid and inclusive recovery process.
We are currently seeking an LHF Hub Lead to strive to enhance field coordination as well as provide for systematic linkages to the OCHA coordination structure through engagements at inter-hub and inter-sector levels.
We are looking for a teammate who lives or has the opportunity to live in Hatay to work as Local Humanitarian Forum/LHF Hub Lead.
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STL is an equal opportunities employer. STL is committed to provide and maintain a comprehensive child safeguarding and gender based equality perspective in all its operational and administrative processes.
Please be advised that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.