WATER, Scientific Officer
WATER is a newly formed multidisciplinary group of experts that will promote and engage in activities aimed at addressing emerging and re-emerging infectious disease control in West Africa. The group will partner with communities, research institutions, and all the key stakeholders involved in the response to emerging and re-emerging disease threats by providing strategic advice and specific support including logistics like regional experts and supplies.
WATER seeks a Scientific Officer to be responsible its programmatic and organizational components. The Scientific Officer will be based in the OSIWA offices in Dakar. The application deadline is February 25. For more information, please click here.
Catholic Relief Services, Program Manager II
Catholic Relief Services has worked in the Palestinian territories since the 1940s and established an office in Jerusalem in 1961. Our programs, undertaken in partnership with an extensive network of local organizations, aim to support peace with justice for all people in the Holy Land, while responding to the humanitarian needs and development aspirations of the Palestinian people. Current CRS programs focus on civil society development and institution building, peace building and youth development, food security, livelihoods and educating people in the US about the situation in the Holy Land.
CRS is engaged in a broad spectrum of emergency response and early recovery programs in the Gaza Strip. The Program Manager II will be responsible for direct management oversight of CRS' $10 million+ portfolio of humanitarian programming;supervision, coaching, and professional development of a dynamic humanitarian response team;ensuring Gaza activities are strategically aligned with CP, Regional, and Agency priorities;maintaining positive relationships with partners;and providing outreach to local and international partners and organizations.
For more information on the position and how to apply, please click here.
Partners for Democratic Change (Partners), Program Assistant to Executive Programs
Partners for Democratic Change (Partners),established in 1989, is an international, non-governmental organization committed to building sustainable capacity to advance democratic institutions,civil society, and a culture of change and conflict management worldwide. Partners is seeking an extremely motivated individual interested in an entry-level position in the conflict resolution or international development field. This is an excellent opportunity for a recent undergraduate to facilitate his or her transition from academic studies to a professional role within an international NGO. The Program Assistant must be comfortable working in a culturally diverse environment and be willing to learn the nuts and bolts ofeffective office operations. The person in this role sets the tone of professionalism for Partners as the first point of contact to the organization for Executive-level relations, including PDCI affiliate organizations, the board of directors, clients, and donors. For more information, please click here.
Global Kids, Part-time Trainer
Global Kids, Washington, D.C. is seeking a dynamic, hard-working, and creative individual with experience in youth development, global education, social justice activism, and an interest in after-school programming. This is a part-time position with an immediate start date supporting our global education work in DC public high schools. Please visit www.globalkids.org to learn more about the organization and here for further job information.
Jerusalem Foundation, Executive Director
The Jerusalem Fund, a 501(c)(3)-registered
private non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., announces a
position available as Executive Director. This position serves as the
public face of the Fund and manages the Fund’s educational (Palestine
Center), cultural (The Gallery) and humanitarian (The Humanitarian Link)
programs. The ED manages the Fund’s personnel, finances and
administration. A Master’s Degree and a minimum of 3 years of related
experience in a supervisory role is strongly preferred. Excellent
writing and oral skills is a must. Media experience and knowledge of the
Washington, D.C. political environment preferred. An in-depth knowledge
of the politics, culture and history of the Middle East, specifically
the Palestinian-Israeli issue, is required. Read more about the
organization at www.thejerusalemfund.org.
Some responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Prepares program and financial reports to support the Boards oversight function and the work of its committees
Develops and guides the educational, cultural and humanitarian programs of the Jerusalem fund
Oversees fundraising appeals and outreach to individual donors
Writes articles, opinion pieces, and briefs for the Palestinian Center and for publication