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Employment Vacancies at Nonviolent Peaceforce

The Nonviolent Peaceforce (www.nonviolentpeaceforce.org) is a large-scale, international peaceforce composed of trained, unarmed civilians from around the world ready to serve in conflict areas. In partnership with local groups, Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) members apply proven non-violent strategies to protect human rights, deter violence, and help create space for local peacemakers to carry out their work. For its pilot project in Sri Lanka, Nonviolent Peaceforce is seeking to recruit a Communications Officer and a Human Resource Manager. Both positions are located in Sri Lanka. To apply for either position, please send an application letter and resume or CV containing substantive information on your training, skills and work experience via email to: Marcel C.A. Smits, Project Director, Nonviolent Peaceforce Sri Lanka at msmits@nonviolentpeaceforce.org. The deadline for Applications is March 15. To read more about each position, click on the link below.

Human Resource Manager :

* Nonviolent Peaceforce is seeking a Human Resource Manager for its Sri Lanka Project to support the team(s) by assessing, developing, implementing and coordinating HR needs and services and to provide the necessary HR tools for the project activities and programs. The Human Resource Manager supervises the Assistant Team Manager and works in close cooperation with the Programme Manager and consults with the Field Team Coordinators. He or she reports directly to the Project Director. This position is located in Sri Lanka and requires extensive travel to field sites throughout the country. For a detailed position description including required qualifications and salary information, please visit http://nvpf.org/np/english/srilanka/hrc.asp.html

Communications Officer :

* Nonviolent Peaceforce is seeking a Communication Officer for its Sri Lanka Project to support the work of NPSL through effective communication throughout NPSL, adequate information dissemination and raising overall awareness about the project including the effects of the work in Sri Lanka. The Communication Officer serves as an intermediary between management, the field and the wider NP network. He or she works closely together with the Programme Manager and reports to the Project Director. For a detailed position description including required qualifications and salary information, please visit http://nvpf.org/np/english/srilanka/pcc.asp.html

Amy Lang
Amy Lang is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions at the University of British Columbia. She wrote her dissertation on British Columbia’s groundbreaking Citizens’ Assembly process, and is currently doing follow-up research on the Ontario Citizens’ Assembly.

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