International Peace Worker in Kathmandu, Nepal

Job Vacancy KURVE Wustrow, application deadline: 10 June 2019

KURVE Wustrow, together with its partner organisation Nagarik Aawaz, is looking for an International Peace Worker for the programme  „Supporting sustainable peace by strengthening inclusion and human rights” in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Nagarik Aawaz works together with young adults in the districts of the Kathmandu valley. They aim to strengthen these young people beeing active members of their local communities and enable them to be part of peacebuilding processes and to support social integration as a multiplier. Further on this project contributes to the sensitization of the impacts of discrimination and violence towards psychosocial health and offers psychosocial help for conflict victims. Currently there is a ‚Peace Building Memorial and Learning Center‘ under construction, that will be part of the project work as well in the future.

Field of work:

  • Planning and implementation of the CPS project together with the local peaceworker of the partner organisation
  • Documentation and evaluation of the working approaches and experiences, documentation of lessons learnt
  • Development of a knowledge management concept and support the implementation of a monitoring system
  • Supporting the network and PR-work in terms of nonviolent conflict transformation and peacebuilding
  • Preparing and facilitating trainings/workshops on conflict transformation, non-violence, and community mediation for local actors
  • Supporting the program development of the partner organisation if requested
  • Integrating into Nagarik Awaaz’s team and adjustment to their working conditions
  • Ensuring a proper and adequate application of funds as well as regular communication with the country coordinator, other CPS projects in Nepal and KURVE Wustrow in Germany
  • Contributing to ongoing conflict and security analysis by the country coordinator and close cooperation with other CPS workers in Nepal
  • Where necessary support of public relation, networking and information activities of KURVE Wustrow in Germany

Requirements:

  • Relevant university degree (e.g. Peace and Conflict Studies, Social Sciences, (Media) Education/Pedagogy, or other fields relevant for the position)
  • Relevant training in nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker, as trainer for conflict transformation, as mediator, …)
  • Work experience within NGOs, preferably in international and conflict context
  • Experience in knowledge management, monitoring and evaluation as well as proficiency in development and design of public relations material
  • Work experience in Memorialisation and Dealing with the Past and/or
  • Work experience in designing and facilitating training as well as working with young people is an asset
  • Conceptual thinking and organisational skills as well as good interpersonal skills
  • Team player with intercultural competences, ability for self-reflection, high flexibility motivation and frustration tolerance
  • Willingness to travel to remote areas
  • Knowledge of the context and work experience in Nepal or South Asia are an asset
  • Professional command of English and the willingness to learn Nepali

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