Security officer – Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village



Mission Statement of Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village:

Through healing, education, and love, the Agahozo-Shalom Youth Village empowers
orphaned and vulnerable Rwandan youth to build lives of dignity and contribute to a better

Core Values : Our core values inspire all our work, focusing our staff on the best interests of the child and helping our students to create a community dedicated to building empowered and self-reliant lives. They are:

Commitment: Embrace the mission and go the extra-mile

Respect: Be considerate and mindful of others and the environment

Role model: Live and lead by example in a positive way

Interest of Child: Base every decision on how it impacts the child

Support: Help and encourage one another

Integrity: Always be honest with yourself and others and act accordingly

Learning Community: Seek and maximize opportunity for growth and development

Job purpose:

The security officer at the ASYV will be in charge of the safety of the residents at the village, as well as visitors.

Main responsibilities:

• Patrol the Village premises to prevent and detect signs of intrusion and ensure security of
doors, windows, and gates.

• Record visitors movement (Entry and Exit) in the visitors book.

• Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, and other persons to guard
against theft and maintain security of premises.

• Answer telephone calls to take messages, answer questions, and provide information
during and after working hours.

• Responsible for operating walkie-talkie, or cell phone system to alert other guards of any

• As and when required by the Supervisor or/and Director of Operations & Procurement, the security officer will be required to check bags and packages and guests for potentially theft or dangerous objects or substances.

• Responding to emergency situations as they arise.

• Accurately reporting all incidents to the security supervisor.

• Preventing and detecting offences on site.

• Perform other professional activities as requested by her/his supervisor as and when


? Minimum O Level (Tronc commun)
? At least 3 years’ experience working as security guard
? Excellent, fast decision-making skills, and be able to work well under pressure.
? Knowledge of basic security and fire inspection procedures.
? Skill in both verbal and written communication. With a basic English level
? Work well with minimal supervision.
? Friendly and professional demeanor in dealing with all residents of the village,
especially youth.
? A strong affinity with the goals of ASYV, with an emphasis on helping children at risk
and creating an environment of parental wholeness.
? Willingness to work overtime and shifts and be on call.
? Willing to relocate to the Village understanding that workdays include evenings and


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All applications are appreciated; however, please note that only selected candidates for an
interview will be contacted.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 23rd December 2020.

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