Volunteer Opportunity posted by: Conciliation Resources
Posted on: December 11, 2013
Conciliation Resources is an independent organisation working with people in conflict to prevent violence and build peace. We support people at the heart of conflicts who are striving to find solutions. We work with them to deepen our collective understanding of the conflict, bring together divided communities and create opportunities for them to resolve their differences peacefully. In addition, we take what we learn to government decision-makers and others working to end conflict, to improve peacebuilding policies and practice worldwide.
India, Pakistan and Kashmir Programme Volunteer
We are looking for a Programme Volunteer to coordinate the visit of four Fellows from both sides of Jammu and Kashmir to the UK for a one-month Fellowship sponsored by the Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC). The thematic focus of this Fellowship is "Media, Peace and Security", . Specific tasks will including organising meetings, planning travel itineraries, database entry and drafting workshop reports.
We are looking for someone able to commit to three days per week for a period of 8-10 weeks (mid-January to mid April 2014). Hours and days are negotiable and will be agreed on appointment.
Candidates should have strong administrative and organisational skills, plus thorough attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
The role may be suitable for an undergraduate or recent graduate who would like to gain an insight into the challenging work of a peacebuilding NGO working in Jammu and Kashmir and a chance to develop their skills and experience in a programme support role.
A full role description, and application form, can be downloaded from our website.
Please visit our website www.c-r.org/jobs to download the full job description and application form.