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Location: Nepal Number: 004

For our CPS-programme
“Supporting sustainable peace by strengthening
inclusion and human rights”
together with our partner organisation Support Nepal

we are looking for an

 

International Peace Worker in Kathmandu/ Nepal

The project works with local civil society organisations in three districts in the South of Nepal (Terai region). Its aim is to achieve – together with minority groups – equal rights for minorities and marginalized groups, increased possibilities for participation in the federal system and equal access to state provisions.


Field of work:

As an International Peace Worker you will be supporting a Nepalese organisation in strengthening its work in the area of conflict transformation and minority rights.

 

  • Planning and implementation of the CPS project jointly with the local peaceworker of the partner organisation
  • Integrating into the partner organisations team and adjustment to the partner organisations’ working conditions
  • Conducting action research in the areas of minority rights, governance and peace building as well as analysis and review of policy and implementation gaps in the framework of the federalisation process of Nepal
  • Designing of advocacy and policy campaigns
  • Expanding existing networks and collaboration with local and international organisations and networks
  • Developing a monitoring plan and conducting monitoring
  • Supporting the documentation of the project work
  • Supporting capacity building of the organisation in different areas (e.g. monitoring, documentation of the project work, networking, fundraising)
  • Ensuring a proper and adequate application of funds and regular communication with the country coordinator, other CPS projects in Nepal and KURVE Wustrow in Germany
  • Developing ongoing conflict and security analysis related to the CPS work and close cooperation with other CPS workers in Nepal
  • Where necessary public relation and networking activities in Germany

 

Requirements:

 

  • University degree or similar in Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, International Relations, Sociology or another relevant field
  • Relevant training in conflict transformation or similar field
  • Work experience within NGOs, preferably in international and conflict context and experience in the field of peacebuilding and civil conflict transformation
  • Work experience in the areas of minority rights, federalism, governance and peace building
  • Analytical and strategic thinking as well as writing and documentation skills
  • Team player with intercultural competences, ability for self-reflection, high flexibility, motivation
  • Knowledge of the context and work experience in Nepal or South Asia would be an asset
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas
  • Professional command of English and the willingness to learn Nepali or regional languages.
  • 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, incl. Switzerland) until December 31st, 2020. The preparation period in Germany would start presumably on 29. January 2018.
Application procedure:
For your application (in English) please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code Nepal_FFK_Support Nepal until December 13th, 2017.

 

LINK: Download Job Posting Civil Peace Worker Nepal
Please note:

The selection day will be held in Wustrow (Wendland, Germany) in the second half of December.

Location: Ukraine Number: 003

For our CPS-project
“Empowerment of civil society for nonviolent conflict transformation
with state actors

we are looking for a

Civil Peace Worker (m/f) in Ukraine
with our partner network:
 Platform for Nonviolent Activism,

(consisting of 8 partner organisations: Civic Sector Euromaidan, Center for Strategic Studies, Theatre for Dialogue, Maidan Monitoring Information Center, AMES – Association for Middle East Studies)

The International Peace Worker is either based in Kharkiv or in Kyiv
at one of our partner organisations.

 

Field of work:

As an integrated International Peace Worker you will support a nationwide Ukrainian network of nonviolent activism with the developing, disseminating and documentation of constructive models of nonviolent conflict transformation in the context of armed conflict in Donbas, Ukraine:

 

  • Planning and implementing the Civil Peace Service-project together with a local peace worker in Kharkiv or Kyiv
  • Developing concepts and projects for nonviolent activism and nonviolent conflict transformation, particularly regarding state-citizen relations as well as facilitating critical awareness for the effects of nonviolent conflict transformation in comparison to the intention to conflict with violent means
  • Contribution to or support of organisational processes in program development or organisational development
  • Supporting joint initiatives of the platform on a regular basis and regularly monitoring of initiatives of members of the platform
  • Project management: planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities, which are defined by the Coordination Council
  • Public relations and networking in the range of nonviolent activism regarding state and civil society actors
  • Ascertaining accurate financial transactions and reporting in regular communication with the KURVE Wustrow main office
  • Close cooperation with the CPS country coordinator in Kyiv on ongoing conflict and security analysis
  • Supporting the planning of networking and advocacy activities in Germany if applicable

 

Requirements:

 

  • Relevant university or a similar degree (e.g. peace and conflict studies, Slavistics studies, Ukrainian studies, East European studies, or another relevant field), ideally with a focus on Eastern Europe
  • Relevant advanced training and experience in civil, nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker or coach for conflict transformation, mediator…)
  • Experience in or acquaintance with nonviolent social movements, conflict analysis, conflict transformation
  • Several years of practical work experience with NGOs, in intercultural teams and/or abroad, proven project management experience
  • Experience in moderation, negotiations within social movements and or civil society an asset
  • Knowledge of (post)-war societies, of Ukrainian Civil Society environment an asset
  • Willingness to travel to Ukrainian controlled territories in Donbas
  • Intercultural competence and the ability to reflect about one’s own role regarding the specific institutional context and societal context and the willingness to learn
  • Professional command of English and knowledge of Ukrainian or Russian
    (or the willingness to learn Ukrainian or Russian)

Contractual conditions:

We offer a contract according to the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens, incl. EEA plus Switzerland) until 31 December 2019. The contract including
a preparation period in Germany would start presumably on February 1st 2018.

 

Application procedure:

For your application please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code

Ukraine_FFK until December 4th, 2017.

 

LINK: Download Job Posting Civil Peace Worker Ukraine
Notice:

The job interviews will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) on December the 12th 2017.

Location: Palestine Number: 002

 

The Centre for Training and Networking in Nonviolent ActionKURVE 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” (CPS) to selected crisis regions. For this purpose, KURVE Wustrow is closely cooperating with partner organisations in the Balkans, in the Middle East and in South and Southeast Asia. Further focal points of our work include our commitment to climate and resource protection and against nuclear energy.

 

For our CPS-programme

“Strengthening women in nonviolent initiatives”

we are looking for an

 

International Peace Worker (f) in Palestine

 

 

Fields of activity:
The International Peace Worker will be located together with two colleagues in our KURVE cooperation and coordination office in Al Walajeh / Bethlehem.

 

Content key aspects:

Consultation, support and backstopping of women in nonviolent initiatives in the West Bank; networking; community organizing and documentation

 

Fields of activity:

  • Planning and implementation of the CPS-project within the team and with our local partners
  • Integration into the team of our partners and contribution to or support of organisational processes in program development or organisational development
  • Identification and elaboration of our partners‘ requirements in capacity enhancing and process backstopping
  • Project management: planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities together with our partners
  • Organisation and implementation of trainings and networking as well as moderation of internal processes within the group
  • Supporting the development of media products
  • Supporting the planning and implementation of advocacy and lobbying activities
  • Ensuring proper finance management and reporting as well as continuous communication with the CPS country coordinator and the KURVE head office
  • Contribution to and support of activities regarding the cross sector topics gender and human rights
  • 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, as necessary

 

Qualification:

  • Relevant university or college degree (e.g. community work, peace and conflict studies)
  • Relevant advanced training and experience in civil, nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker or coach for conflict transformation)
  • Thorough work experience in community organising, in preference in intercultural teams and/or abroad
  • Experience in or acquaintance with nonviolent social movements and with human rights work
  • Practical experience in working with women in patriarchal societies, familiarity with the concept of gender sensitivity
  • Contextual knowledge and/or work experience in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are an asset
  • Strong cultural sensitivity, professional handling of sensitive issues and discourses
  • 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
  • Very good knowledge of English; knowledge of Arabic an asset
  • Readiness for official travels, possibly in difficult circumstances

 

 

Contractual conditions:

We offer a contract according to the German law for development aid workers
(only for EU-citizens, EEA plus Switzerland) until December 31st, 2020. The contract including a preparation period in Germany would start presumably on January 16th 2018 or February 1st 2018.

 

 

Application procedure:
For your application please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code
PLE_FFK_2 until November 9th, 2017.

 

LINK: https://www.kurvewustrow.org/news/

 

 

Notice:

The job interviews will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) in the second half of November.

 

Location: 001 Number: Palestine

 

The Centre for Training and Networking in Nonviolent ActionKURVE 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” (CPS) to selected crisis regions. For this purpose, KURVE Wustrow is closely cooperating with partner organisations in the Balkans, in the Middle East and in South and Southeast Asia. Further focal points of our work include our commitment to climate and resource protection and against nuclear energy.

 

For our CPS-programme

“Strengthening nonviolent initiatives with a focus on advocacy”

we are looking for an

 

International Peace Worker (m/f) in Palestine

 

Fields of activity:
The International Peace Worker will be located together with two colleagues in our KURVE cooperation and coordination office in Al Walajeh / Bethlehem and in our partner’s office in Hebron.

 

Content key aspects:

Consultation, support and backstopping of nonviolent initiatives in the West Bank, particularly in the fields of advocacy; networking and documentation.

 

Fields of activity:

  • Planning and implementation of the CPS-project within the team and with our local partners, integration into the team of our partners
  • Support of organisational processes in program development or organisational development
  • Support in planning and implementation of advocacy and lobbying activities and the relevant strategies of our partners
  • Identification and elaboration of our partners‘ requirements in capacity enhancing and process backstopping
  • Training and coaching of our partners in advocacy and lobbying
  • Project management: planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities together with our partners
  • Organisation and implementation of trainings and networking as well as moderation of internal processes within the group
  • 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 head office
  • Contribution to and support of activities regarding the cross sector topics gender and human rights
  • 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, as necessary

 

 

Qualification:

  • Relevant university or college degree (e.g. community work, peace and conflict studies)
  • Relevant advanced training and experience in civil, nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker or coach for conflict transformation)
  • Thorough work experience in community organising, in preference in intercultural teams and/or abroad
  • Experience in or acquaintance with nonviolent social movements and with human rights work
  • Practical experience in advocacy and lobbying, media work (preferably social media), coaching and training in advocacy and lobbying
  • Contextual knowledge and/or work experience in the Occupied Palestinian Territories are an asset
  • Strong cultural sensitivity, professional handling of sensitive issues and discourses
  • 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
  • Very good knowledge of English; knowledge of Arabic an asset
  • Readiness for official travels, possibly in difficult circumstances

 

 

Contractual conditions:

We offer a contract according to the German law for development aid workers
(only for EU-citizens, EEA plus Switzerland) until December 31st, 2020. The contract including a preparation period in Germany would start presumably on January 16th 2018 or February 1st 2018.

 

Application procedure:
For your application please use our ONLINE-application form by using the following code
PLE_FFK_3 until November 9th, 2017.

 

 

LINK: https://www.kurvewustrow.org/news/

 

Please notice:

The job interviews will take place in Wustrow (Wendland, Lower Saxony, Germany) in the second half of November.