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For our CPS-programme
“Strengthening nonviolent initiatives and human rights”
we are looking for an:

International Peace Worker (m/f/d) in Palestine/Israel
 

Fields of work:

The International Peace Worker (IPW) works part-time within our partner organisation Human Rights Defenders Fund (HRDF) in Jerusalem and part-time supports a nonviolent initiative. KURVE Wustrow’s cooperation office is situated in Al-Walajah.

HRDF has since 2011 been supporting human rights defenders in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory with legal aid and other means against intimidation and harassment by state authorities or extra-parliamentary groups. In the CPS-project, HRDF together with the IPW advocates to the international community to raise awareness of the status of HRDs – publicly and in background talks with politicians. HRDF also supports HRDs in the field of psycho-social well-being and self-care.

Nonviolent initiatives opposing the military occupation of the Palestinian territory have been supported by KURVE Wustrow’s IPWs for a decade. IPWs advise and support groups in conflict transformative project implementation, capacity building trainings related to nonviolent conflict transformation, human rights and international law. They also support in network building, strategical organisational development and administrative tasks.

Due to on-going approval processes by the funding German ministry (BMZ), there is no certainty about the non-violent initiative to cooperate with at the moment.

Key content:

Advocacy work on human rights and international law; Consultation, support and administrative backstopping with an NGO and local activists, particularly in the fields of advocacy, organisational development, networking and documentation; partner-orientation and communication.

Activities:

  • Planning and implementation of advocacy campaigns
  • Submission of information and reports to relevant governmental or international bodies
  • Regular communication with advocacy partners / targets
  • Planning and implementation of delegation visits
  • Planning and implementation of international advocacy tours
  • Support in program or organisational development and strategic planning
  • Project management: planning, implementation, monitoring, coordination of project activities– together with the partner
  • Identification of partner’s needs in capacity building
  • Organisation and implementation of trainings and networking events as well as moderation of meetings
  • Supporting the development of media products
  • Ensuring proper finance management and reporting as well as continuous communication with the CPS country coordinator and the KURVE Wustrow main office Contribution to and support of KURVE Wustrow’s Palestine/Israel team responsibilities
  • Contribution to the CPS country coordinator’s continuous conflict and security analyses, close cooperation with the Civil Peace Workers on site
  • Contribution to comprehensive cross-organisational processes of CPS organisations
  • Contribution to networking, public relations and information activities of KURVE Wustrow in Germany.

Qualification:

  • Relevant university or college degree (e.g. (international) law, social sciences, political sciences, peace and conflict studies)
  • Experience or formation in advocacy work
  • Advanced training and experience in civil, nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker or coach for conflict transformation)
  • Experience in community organising are an advantage
  • Experience in or acquaintance with nonviolent social movements or human rights activism
  • Strong cultural sensitivity, professional handling of sensitive issues and discourses
  • Contextual knowledge or work experience in Israel and/or the Occupied Palestinian Territory are an asset
  • Experience in participatory planning and implementation of projects incl. PM&E
  • Experience in project accountancy
  • Respectful, intercultural, sensitive attitude and ability to self-reflect; high degree of flexibility, good team-player
  • Full Professional Proficiency in English; knowledge of Hebrew is of great advantage, knowledge of Arabic an asset
  • Readiness for official travels, possibly under difficult circumstances

We particularly invite people to apply who are structurally discriminated on different levels.

Contractual conditions:
We offer a contract in accordance with the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens) or a contract in alignment with the German law for development aid workers for citizens from other countries until 31 December 2025 (under the condition that the project will be prolonged by the BMZ after the end of 2023), including a three-months preparation period in Germany expected to commence on 1 February 2023.

The conditions of the German law for development aid workers precludes the application and deployment of citizens of the countries of assignment.

Application procedure:
For your application (in English) please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code PalestineIsrael_IPW until 7 December 2022.

 

Please notice:
The job interview will take place online on 19 December 2022.


 

For our CPS-programme

“Dealing with the Past and Strengthening Civil Society in Sri Lanka” we are looking for an

International Peace Worker (m/f/d) in Sri Lanka
 

Fields of activity:

The International Peace Worker will be integrated into ICES’s work, especially within the project team coordinating and implementing ICES’s CPS project “Promoting Democracy, Human Rights, and Social Inclusion through Research, Dialogue, and the Arts”. The Peace Worker shall be based in Colombo.

(Possible) activities:

  • Planning and implementation of the CPS-project within the team and with our local partner, integration into the team of our partner
  • Project management: planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities within the project team
  • Integrating into the partner organisation’s team and adjustment to the partner organisation’s working conditions
  • Proper finance management and reporting within the project team
  • Contribution to the CPS country coordinator’s continuous conflict and security analyses
  • Participation in KURVE Wustrow’s overall CPS team
  • Contribution to comprehensive cross-organisational processes of CPS organisations
  • Contribution to networking, public relations and information activities of KURVE Wustrow in Germany, as necessary and needs based, mainly with ICES

Qualifications:

  • University or a similar degree in peace and conflict studies, or another relevant field
  • Relevant advanced training in civil, nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker, mediator or coach for conflict transformation)
  • Work experience within NGOs, preferably in international and conflict context, in preference in intercultural teams and/or abroad
  • Thorough experience in the area of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation and human rights and experience in or acquaintance with nonviolent social movements
  • Strong cultural sensitivity, professional handling of sensitive issues and discourses and ability to self-reflect as well as reflection of global power inequities; team-oriented, high degree of flexibility
  • Very good knowledge of English
  • Motivation to learn Sinhala or Tamil; knowledge of Sinhala or Tamil is an asset
  • Contextual knowledge and/or work experience in Sri Lanka are an asset
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas
  • Capacity to work independently with limited supervision and to work in a diverse team

We particularly invite people to apply who are structurally discriminated on different levels.

Contractual conditions:

We offer a contract in accordance with the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens) or a contract in alignment with the German law for development aid workers for citizens from other countries until 31 December, 2025 (under the condition that the project will be prolonged by the BMZ after the end of 2024), including a preparation period in Germany expected to commence on 1st February 2023.


The conditions of the German law for development aid workers precludes the application and deployment of citizens of the deployment country.


Application procedure:
For your application (in English) please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code Sri Lanka_IPW_ICES until 9 November 2022.

Please notice:

The job interview will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) on 22 November 2022 (or eventually online).

For our CPS-project
"Constructive Dealing with the Past and Peace Education in the Western Balkans" we are looking for an:

International Peace Worker (m/f/d) in North Macedonia

Fields of activity:

Peace Action, founded in 2001, is a non-profit organisation of activists who actively work on peacebuilding and the promotion of a culture of nonviolence through initiating and nurturing dialogue and constructive dealing with the past, integrated education and regional cooperation.

In the past 20 years Peace Action has been working in the areas of the recognition of the right of conscientious objection, its implementation and abolition of the mandatory military service, recognition and reacting to discrimination, dealing with the past and integrated education. Peace Action has one active office in Prilep, North Macedonia and four employed persons on permanent contracts.

The program “Dealing with the past”, active since 2008, includes the collection of life stories about the war in Macedonia in 2001 and establishing a documentation center for the war. The program includes collecting life stories from different ethnic and social groups (women, young people, refugees, non-majority communities, religious groups), publishing books of life stories and journals related to the topic, collecting materials about the war of 2001, as well as organising peacebuilding trainings and work with war veterans.

Field of work:

As an integrated International Peace Worker you will support a nongovernmental organisation in…

  • Planning, implementing, monitoring and reporting on the CPS project together with a local peace worker
  • Support the partner organisations in processes of institutional development and strategy development in accordance with identified needs
  • Developing and adjusting a work plan for all project activities in cooperation with the Local Peace Workers, the dealing with the past program team, as well as with Peace Action’s Program Manager.
  • Supporting Peace Action’s contacts with other departments of KURVE Wustrow e.g. international training unit
  • Facilitating contacts with other non-governmental organisations, donors and other relevant actors if needed
  • Integrating into Peace Action’s team and, if required, contributing to processes regarding program and organisational development, while adjusting to the partner organisation’s working conditions.
  • contributing to public relation 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

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
  • 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 North Macedonia or other parts of former Yugoslavia is an asset
  • Fluency in English; fluency in Macedonian, or other local languages, would be considered as an advantage

Contractual Conditions:

We offer a contract according to the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens) or a contract in alignment with the German law for development aid workers for citizens from other countries until 31 December 2024. The contract including a three months preparation period in Germany would start on 1 February 2023.

The conditions of the German law for development aid workers precludes the application and deployment of citizens of the country of assignment

Application procedure:

For your application (in English) please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code IPW_PEACE_ACTION until 31 October 2022

Please note:

The job interview will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) on 16 November 2022 (or eventually online).