Friday July 9, 2021

In accordance with the indicated need for an additional position in Orphans child welfare department, as of 07th July 2021, the Representative office of the foreign Humanitarian Organization “Islamic Relief WW” England, Sarajevo announces:



for admission to employment for a definite period of time, with a mandatory probationary period of 3 months, for the position:


Social worker (1 position in Sarajevo).


Job Description:

  1. Performs direct work with beneficiaries of the Orphans child welfare/Orphans department and participates in all activities related to Orphans department;
  2. Participate in the realization of summer and winter schools for orphans;
  3. Performs daily correspondence with beneficiaries of Orphans child welfare department;
  4. Direct work with orphans and widows/guardians;
  5. Perform visit to orphans family and taking data for writing reports;
  6. Participate in the implementation of ongoing projects;
  7. Receiving applications for sponsorship;
  8. Upload of new children for sponsorship in the system (upload new orphans);
  9. Collect, document and archive documentation sponsored and children waiting for  a sponsorship;
  10. Visiting orphans children on field, takes the data for a  report, the picture a child with his family, collect the letters and drawings;
  11. Image processing before entering the Alyateem3 system;
  12. Performs writing reports on Alyateem3 system during which detail all data, and changes from the previous report for each sponsored child, in accordance with the specified time limits;
  13. Translating the letters of children for sponsors, and opposite;
  14. He/She reports to the Manager of the Child Welfare Department and the Director of the organization;



Qualifications & competencies:

  • Minimum High school education or a Faculty of social sciences, preferably of social work
  • Work experience – at least two years on the same or similar jobs.
  • Desirable experience in volunteer work with children



Knowledge, Skills and Attributes:

  • Excellent English knowledge (in writing and speaking)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages,
  • Category B driver’s license – Active driver,
  • Excellent inter- personal communication skills,
  • Strong motivation and empathy towards the aims and objectives of the organisation,
  • The ability to work accurately under pressure and pay attention to detail,
  • Ability to represent Islamic Relief in a wide range of situations,
  • Strong organisational skills,
  • Commitment and respect for organizational values, principles and policies such as the Islamic values, Child protection, Fight against bribery and corruption, Code of Conduct and Dignity at work.


  • Have Bosnian citizenship
  • Have a flexible approach to work in order to accommodate events, functions and work activity,
  • Willingness to travel nationally and internationally, and at short notice,



The chosen candidate will perform the position as “Social worker”, full time (40 hours per week) in main Sarajevo office.

Please submit your CV with a Cover Letter in English, with preferably a Recommendation Letter from a former employer to our e-mail address : or by post at Islamic Relief Jukićeva 75, 71000 Sarajevo.

The above job advertisement will remain open for applications till 13th July 2021.

Any untimely or incomplete applications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview.

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