Um als qualifizierte Fachkraft ins Ausland zu gehen, braucht es bestimmte Voraussetzungen bei den Bewerber*innen sowie eine gute Vorbereitung durch uns. Beides erläutern wir auf der Seite "Wie werde ich Friedensfachkraft?" Zudem beschreibt unsere Friedensfachkraft Felix Hessler in einem Video seine ersten Schritte als 'International Peace Worker' in Myanmar. Aktuelle Stellenausschreibungen Friedensfachkraft im Kosovo For our CPS-program „Dealing with the Past and Peace Education in the Western Balkans“ we are looking for an International Peace Worker in Gjilan/Kosovo together with our partner organisation Action for Nonviolence and Peacebuilding (ANP) Action for Nonviolence and Peacebuilding (ANP) is a civil society organisation working mainly from Gjilan/Gjilane and Prishtina, with the vision and ambition to contribute to sustainable peace in Kosovo and in the region. ANP as peace grass-roots organisation has implemented various projects in the fields of peacebuilding, peace education, dealing with the past and public policies. By promoting tolerance, peace and reconciliation through non-formal peace education and peacebuilding programs, ANP is focusing on the development of a culture of nonviolence and respecting and accepting the differences between diverse communities, aiming to make them change makers for peace and progress in the future. Field of work: As an integrated International Peace Worker you will support ANP in fostering the reconciliation process amongst those affected by the war, as well as supporting a public dialogue about dealing with the past by means of publications, exhibitions, etc. Planning, implementation, monitoring of and reporting on the CPS project together with the Local Peace Workers Supporting the ANP-team in preparing and implementing trainings/workshops on civil, nonviolent conflict transformation and dealing with the past. Supporting ANP in organising events and presentations, public relations and advocacy activities Integrating into the partner organisation’s team and, if required, contributing to processes regarding program and organisational development, while adjusting to the partner organisation’s working conditions. Budget planning and monitoring, ensuring a proper and adequate application of funds, regular communication with the CPS regional coordinator and KURVE Wustrow in Germany Developing ongoing conflict and security analysis related to the CPS work in cooperation with the regional coordinator and willingness to cooperation with other CPS workers in the Western Balkans Where necessary, contributing to public relation and networking activities of KURVE Wustrow in Germany Requirements University or similar degree in peace and conflict studies, political science, international relations, pedagogy or another relevant field Advanced training in the field of peacebuilding and civil conflict transformation (e.g. as a trainer for conflict transformation or mediator); experience in the field of reconciliation and dealing with the past is a strong asset Work experience within NGOs, preferably in international context or intercultural teams Sound knowledge in the field of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation, as well as experience with social movements Relevant working experience in project management (incl. administration of funds) Knowledge on project planning, monitoring and evaluation Experience in Content-Management-Systems (CMS), Social Media and public relations Willingness to frequent work-related travels Very good team player with intercultural competences and communication skills, analytical and strategic thinking, ability for self-reflection, sense of responsibility, high flexibility and motivation Contextual knowledge about and working experience in Kosovo or other parts of former Yugoslavia is an asset Fluency in English and motivation to learn Albanian and/or Serbian; German language skills would be an asset. Contractual Conditions: We offer a contract according to the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens) until December 31st, 2023, on the condition of funding by the BMZ beyond 31.12.2021. The contract, including a preparation period in Germany, would start presumably on 16st of February 2021. Due to the unpredictable development of the Covid-19 pandemic, this job announcement is made with reservations. Application procedure: For your application (in English) please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code Kosovo_FFK_ANP until 3 November 2020. Online-application: Please use this application form. Please notice: The job interview will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) on 12 November 2020 (or eventually online). Friedensfachkraft in der Ukraine For our CPS-project "Empowerment of civil society for nonviolent conflict transformation with state actors" we are looking for an International Peace Worker in Sievierodonetsk / Ukraine together with our partner organisation Charity Foundation “VOSTOK-SOS” VOSTOK-SOS is an NGO whose activities aim at strengthening the civil society, promoting human rights, democratic changes and the rule of law in eastern Ukraine and in the country as a whole. Having started as one of the first volunteer initiatives in May 2014 to support victims of the armed conflict, it today provides legal counselling and assistance, psycho-social support, distributes humanitarian aid to the conflict affected population, conducts capacity building and civil society development, monitors and documents human rights violations, and advocates for changes in the Ukrainian legislation. The vision of VOSTOK-SOS’ Training Center in Sievierodonetsk is the creation of a permanent hub and resource center for civil society, community-based and grass-roots initiatives in the Luhansk region. The aim is to contribute to increasing engagement, revitalisation and participation of local communities in the life and development of their region and an increased social cohesion between different groups of society. Field of work: As an integrated International Peace Worker you will support a nongovernmental organisation in documenting, developing and disseminating constructive models of nonviolent conflict transformation between civil society actors and governmental structures in Ukraine with a special focus on Luhansk region. You will support and strengthen an existing training and resource centre for the civil society development in Luhansk region where citizen groups will receive educational opportunities and individual advice on strategic and tactical aspects in order to be able to conduct successful negotiations in conflicts. Planning, implementing and monitoring the CPS project together with a local peace worker in Sievierodonetsk, Luhansk region Developing concepts and projects [seminars and trainings] for nonviolent activism and nonviolent conflict transformation, particularly regarding state-citizen relations. Facilitating critical awareness for the effects of nonviolent conflict transformation in comparison to the intention to settle conflicts with violent means Supporting and assisting activities of VOSTOK SOS on a regular basis: project management, communication, where possible supporting the design of trainings, seminars and other activities, and where possible jointly implementing the seminars Promotion of success stories of joint nonviolent/peacebuilding activities in Ukraine and support of the creation of media products Integrating into VOSTOK SOS’ team and, if required, contributing to processes regarding program and organisational development, while adjusting to the partner organization’s working conditions. contributing to public relation and networking activities of VOSTOK SOS and of KURVE Wustrow in Germany where necessary Budget planning and monitoring, ensuring a proper and adequate application of funds, regular communication with the CPS regional coordinator and KURVE Wustrow in Germany Close cooperation with the country coordinator on ongoing conflict and security analysis Contractual Conditions: We offer a contract according to the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens) until 31st December 2022. The contract including a preparation period in Germany would start presumably on 16st of February 2021. Due to the unpredictable development of the Covid-19 pandemic, this job announcement is made with reservations. Requirements: University or a similar degree in peace and conflict studies, East European history, political science, Slavic studies, sociology, Ukrainian studies, international relations, or another relevant field. Ideally with a focus on Eastern Europe / area studies Advanced training in the field of civil nonviolent conflict transformation Sound knowledge and experience in the field of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation as well as experience with nonviolent social movements, ideally from a working context in Ukraine Several years of practical work experience in cooperation with NGOs, in intercultural teams and/or abroad, ideally from a working context in Ukraine Proven comprehensive experience in project management activities Knowledge of Ukrainian Civil Society environment and work experience in Eastern Ukraine would be an strong asset Willingness to regularly work and travel to Ukrainian controlled territories in Donbas (Luhansk and Donetsk region) Intercultural competence and the ability to work independently as well as in a dynamic local team in Sievierodonetsk and surrounded cities of Luhanska region Ability to reflect about one’s own role regarding the specific institutional context and the willingness to learn Professional command of English and sound knowledge of Ukrainian or Russian German language skills would be an asset Application procedure: For your application (in English) please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code Ukraine_IPW_VOSTOK-SOS until November 11th, 2020 Online-application: Please use this application form. Please note: The job interview will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) on November 20th, 2020 (or eventually online).