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In order to go abroad as a qualified civil peace worker, applicants must meet certain requirements and be well prepared by us.
 
We explain both on the page "How do I become a civil peace worker?" Furthermore, our peace worker Felix Hessler describes in a video his first steps in Myanmar.

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The Centre for Training and Networking in Nonviolent Action – KURVE Wustrow was founded in 1980 with the aim of turning concerns about violent conflict, environmental degradation and social injustice into conscious nonviolent action.

KURVE Wustrow conducts trainings, workshops and events in the field of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation at home and abroad. We send young volunteers as part of the “weltwärts”-programme as well as International Peace Workers as part of the “Civil Peace Service” to selected crisis regions. For this purpose, KURVE Wustrow is closely cooperating with partner organisations in the Balkans, Ukraine, in the Middle East and in South Asia. Further focal points of our work include our commitment to climate and resource protection and against nuclear energy.

For our CPS-project

“Strengthening the voices of marginalised women in the Sudanese transition process”
 

we are looking for a

Civil Peace Worker in Khartoum /Sudan
together with our partner organisation Bana Group for Peace and Development

As an International Peace Worker you will support Bana, a nationwide network of marginalised women especially in the area of awareness raising and advocacy on woman / human rights and demands of marginalised women in Sudan and be integrated into the all-women team of the partner organisation.

Field of work:
 

  • Planning, implementing and monitoring the CPS project together with Bana, other project participants and partners
  • Supporting the planning, development of concepts, implementation of awareness raising campaigns and advocacy work
  • Planning, monitoring and evaluation of activities
  • Support the networking and public relations activities of Bana regarding state and civil society actors
  • Integration into the team of the partner organisation and support in processes of organisational and programme development as needed
  • Supporting the partner organisation in processes of institutional strengthening in accordance with identified needs
  • Budget planning and monitoring, ensuring proper and adequate use of funds, and regular communication with the CPS country coordinator and the KURVE Wustrow office in Germany
  • Close cooperation with the CPS coordinator on ongoing conflict and security analysis and in cooperation with the partner organisation support the implementation of holistic security approaches
  • Supporting the networking and public relation activities of KURVE Wustrow in Germany if applicable

    Requirements:

  • University or a similar degree in peace and conflict studies, political and social sciences, regional studies, international social work or another relevant field
  • Relevant qualification and sound knowledge and experience in the field of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation as well as experience with nonviolent social movements
  • Knowledge and experience in working on gender issues and intersectionality and sensitivity for postcolonial perspectives
  • Several years of practical work experience with NGOs, in intercultural teams and/ or abroad
  • Knowledge of and experience in participatory training approaches
  • Experience in handling digital and social media and websites
  • Knowledge of and experience in (post) war societies
  • Willingness to travel in Sudan
  • Intercultural competence, cultural sensitive communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as in a dynamic local team including working under pressure and dealing creatively with complications
  • Ability to reflect about one’s own role regarding the specific institutional context and the willingness to learn
  • Knowledge of the context and work experience in Sudan would be an asset
  • Professional command of English and knowledge of Arabic
    (or the willingness to learn Arabic)
  • German language skills would be an asset

Contractual Conditions:
We offer a contract according to the German Development Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfer-Gesetz, EhfG) starting 16th September, 2021 until December 31st 2024, including a preparation period in Germany on the condition of the approval of the current BMZ proposal. Due to the specific conditions under the Development Act, we can offer this placement to EU citizens only.

Application procedure:
For your application please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code Sudan_IPW_Bana until 06.06.2021.

LINK TO THE APPLICATION FORM

Please note:
The selection day will take place in the week 28.06.- 02.07, 2021 in person in Wustrow (Wendland, Germany) alternatively, in case of pandemic restrictions, it will be held online.