Orphans and Child Welfare Trainee 

Job Location:  Istanbul

Closing date: 20th October 2022

Reference:  IRTRIS-OCWT

Overall Responsibility:

Orphans and Child Welfare Trainee  is  responsible for the smooth and successful implementation of orphans sponsorhsip Program in IR Turkey in cooperation with Orphans and Child Welfare team.



  • Supports and assists the operations of orphans sponsorship programme in line with Islamic Relief policies and procedures.
  • Assists in preparing progress reports of the Orphans Welfare Program as per the agreed process and deadlines.
  • Assists in developing a plan of orphan’s home visits.
  • Assists in visiting the orphans in their homes in order to supervise any changes in their social life.
  • Assists in data entry of the orphans’ information for sponsorship.
  • Assists in preparing and uploading orphans’ progress report.
  • Assists in maintaining a computerized database of orphan’s related information.
  • Assists in sponsorship disbursing and other aids to the Orphans and their families.
  • Assists in designing and implementing Program activities for the Orphans and their families.
  • Assists in maintaining orphan’s files and documentation, with key documentation according to Islamic Relief policies.
  • Performs any other duties as and when required by the management.


  • It is important that the post holder shows a good understanding and sympathy with the Islamic Values and Principles The commitment to Islamic Relief’s Vision, Mission and values is also essential.
  • Ability to respond to a dynamic and changing environment.
  • Ability to travel to other offices of the organization in Turkey and Syria is highly preferable.
  • Ability to work beyond working hours to meet deadlines when required.
  • Having geographical knowledge of Istanbul is preferable.
  • Any university degree or current university student in her last year at university, and preferably post graduate degree in development studies, social sciences, psychology and business management degree or relevant qualification is desirable, and a business management degree is also desirable, and the priority is given to graduates.
  • Previous volunteering or work experience with NGOs is desirable. 
  • Fluent written and spoken Arabic is required.
  • English is required to be good level, written and spoken.
  • Computer working skills are required.
  • Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
  • Must be a Turkish national

How to apply / Application procedure: 

  • If you are reliable, service minded, discreet, and dedicated and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Islamic Relief values and beliefs, please apply by sending your CV to [email protected] before the closing date.