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As part of a 2010 climate change study in Mount Kenya a woman farmer works in her field. Today women throughout Africa contribute to their local and regional society, but are they being supported with increased education? A new study by Afrobarometer says no. Image: Neil Palmer/CIAT

Current Job listings

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Jobs at AWID

Challenging Religious Fundamentalisms, Communications Program Coordinator

20 March 2015

Recognizing that religious fundamentalisms are gaining ground all over the world with particularly negative consequences for women’s rights and gender equality, the Challenging Religious Fundamentalisms (CF) thematic area aims to contribute to greater strategic thinking, dialogue and advocacy on religious fundamentalisms by women’s rights and other social justice organizations and movements.

Deadline: April 5, 2015

Location: Global

Program Coordinator, Young Feminist Activism

20 March 2015

AWID’s Young Feminist Activism (YFA) Program contributes to stronger multigenerational movements that are diverse and inclusive and to ensuring young feminists’ contributions, activism, perspectives and needs are integral to women’s rights organizing; accurately reflected in international decision-making spaces and development debates; and translated into policies and programs that are grounded in human rights and gender equality.

Deadline: April 12, 2015

Location: Global

Manager, Young Feminist Activism Program

10 March 2015

The YFA Manager is a full-time position responsible for providing leadership for the planning, implementation and evaluation of AWID’s YFA Program.

Deadline: March 29, 2015

Location: Global

Forum Program Coordinator

09 March 2015

The Forum Program Coordinator is a full time position responsible for organizing the Forum preparatory process and conceptual inputs, building an innovative and creative methodology for the Forum program, advancing meaningful engagement of diverse actors & social movements in the Forum process, engagement strategy with Brazil-based organizations and partners.

Deadline: March 29, 2015

Location: Global

Forum Logistics Coordinator

09 March 2015

AWID is currently seeking an experienced events professional to join our Forum team. This team coordinates every aspect related to Forum logistics and also liaises with other staff teams tasked with producing content for the Forum. The Forum Logistics Coordinator is responsible for liaising with relevant contractors and Forum session organizers as well as organizing travel arrangements for sponsored participants.

Deadline: March 29, 2015

Location: Toronto, Canada OR Brazil

Forum Program Associate

09 March 2015

Every 3-4 years, AWID organizes an International Forum on Women’s Rights and Development. The largest recurring event of its kind, the AWID Forum brings together close to 2,000 women’s rights leaders and activists from around the world to strategize, network, celebrate, and learn in a highly charged atmosphere that fosters deep discussions and sustained personal and professional growth. The next AWID Forum will be in May 2016 in Salvador, Brazil.

Deadline: March 29, 2015

Location: Global

Jobs Around the World

Resource & Documentation Centre Officer

20 March 2015

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)[1] is organising a call for applications with a view to establishing a reserve list for a Resource & Documentation Centre Officer.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Organization: The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

Head of Unit – Knowledge Management & Communications

20 March 2015

The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)[1] is organising a call for applications with a view to establishing a reserve list for a Head of Unit – Knowledge Management & Communications.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Vilnius, Lithuania

Organization: The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

Head of International Institutions (Maternity Leave)

20 March 2015

Deadline: April 10, 2015

Location: London, UK

Organization: International Alert

Technical Assistance Baseline Data Collection (36 Working Days)

19 March 2015

UN Women in its efforts to contribute to the elimination of violence against women (EVAW) seeks to ensure that these government and civil society organisations are able to access: 1) a friendly and accessible grant-making facility for the implementation of effective programmes and actions; and 2) a capacity development mechanism that is structured and operated to respond appropriately to the specific capacity development needs of local organisations in Pacific island countries.

Deadline: March 27, 2015

Location: Fiji

Organization: UN Women

Project Assistant – Gender and Security Programme

19 March 2015

The Operations III Division is responsible for the Africa Programme and for the Gender and Security Programme. DCAF Operations III is looking for an experienced, motivated, and flexible individual who will undertake a wide range of support tasks related to gender and security sector reform.

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF)

Head of Communications

18 March 2015

The Head of Communications will provide strategic advice and leadership on all Girls Not Brides communications and media activities. S/he will lead efforts to increase awareness of child marriage and raise the global profile of Girls Not Brides.

Deadline: April 19, 2015

Location: London, UK

Organization: Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage

Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation (MRE) Specialist

18 March 2015

UN Women Fiji Multi Country Office seeks the services of a qualified and experienced consultant to provide Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation work for the Solomon Islands Joint Programme on Eliminating Violence against Women and Girls – Keeping the Promise in the Solomon Islands: From Policy to Action. The MRE Specialist is expected to play a key role in the development, implementation and on-going review of the M&E System working with the Joint Programme management group.

Deadline: March 24, 2015

Location: Solomon Islands/Home-Based

Organization: UN Women Fiji

Senior Advocate, Women and Girls’ Rights

17 March 2015

The Senior Advocate for Women and Girls’ Rights takes the lead role on advancing RI’s work on displaced women and children. S/he maintains relationships with key networks and advocacy targets relevant to advancing displaced women’s rights.

Deadline: March 24, 2015

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Refugees International

Country Directors

17 March 2015

CARE is seeking talented Country Directors (CD) to lead and continue to build top-rate missions around the world.  The CD will be responsible for ensuring that CARE’s work promotes our vision of a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Global

Organization: CARE

Finance Manager

16 March 2015

Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) is transnational, vibrant well-established international feminist organization that values justice, fairness and mutual respect for humanity. Isis-WICCE based in Uganda, derives her name from Isis the Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge and creativity. We seek to ignite women’s leadership, through amplifying women’s voices and deepening their activism in the face of insecurity and militarism, so as to (re)create peace.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange

Executive Director

16 March 2015

Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) is transnational, vibrant well-established international feminist organization that values justice, fairness and mutual respect for humanity. Isis-WICCE based in Uganda, derives her name from Isis the Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge and creativity. We seek to ignite women’s leadership, through amplifying women’s voices and deepening their activism in the face of insecurity and militarism, so as to (re)create peace.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange

UPS Leadership Development Executive

16 March 2015

With ten million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from 147 countries, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the largest voluntary movement dedicated to girls and young women in the world.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Nigeria

Organization: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts & UPS Foundation

Media/Communications Internship

16 March 2015

Interns will work to support the imedia and communications work of the organisation, and will work closely with the Information and Communications Officer.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Organization: Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

Program Manager, Burma and Borders

16 March 2015

IWDA is currently seeking applications for a Program Manager, Burma and Borders. This position is part of the Asia Programs Team and takes key responsibility for the coordination and implementation of the Burma and Borders program partnerships.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Organization: International Women’s Development Agency

Senior Major Gifts Officer

13 March 2015

The Center for Reproductive Rights seeks an entrepreneurial Senior Major Gifts Officer who will report to the Director of Individual Giving. This is a new position to develop and manage a satellite major donor program on the west coast.

Deadline: Rolling

Location: California, USA

Organization: The Center for Reproductive Rights

Chief Operating Officer

13 March 2015

WLP is looking for a mission-focused, experienced, strategic minded Chief Operating Officer (COO) to assist the President and Executive Director (ED) to achieve effectively and efficiently the goals of the organization.

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Location: Maryland, USA

Organization: Women’s Learning Partnership

Advocacy and Communications Advisor

13 March 2015

Alert is recruiting for an Advocacy and Communications Advisor for DRC. Working closely with the DRC Country Manager, she/he takes the lead on setting Alert DRC’s advocacy and communications strategy, producing advocacy outputs, supporting colleagues to develop and implement advocacy outputs and activities, networking on a regular basis with key policy-makers and donors in Kinshasa, collecting and analysing information relevant to political developments in the country, and identifying opportunities for collaboration with peer organisations and partners in order to shape and influence institutional policies and practices.

Deadline: April 5, 2015

Location: Kinshasa, DRC

Organization: International Alert

Economic Development Internship

12 March 2015

VVGP invests in women business leaders to strengthen their decision-making power, grow their businesses, and ultimately increase their positive impact on society through direct training, building strategic partnerships, expanding access to networks, and influencing stakeholders to address the gaps in women’s economic engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Vital Voices Global Partnership

Chief Operating Officer

11 March 2015

World Pulse is seeking an experienced and dynamic executive to provide day­-to-­day management and long­-term strategy for implementing and scaling World Pulse’s global impact and strategic vision.  The candidate will be experienced in business planning and operations, and be ​tech savvy.

Deadline:  March 27, 2015

Organization: World Pulse

Location: Portland, USA

Program and Business Development Advisor

11 March 2015

Girls’ Power Initiative Nigeria is seeking for a volunteer fund raising adviser from Cuso International to help develop the plan and build the capacity of staff to carry out the plan.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Calabar, Nigeria

Organization: CUSO International & Girls’ Power Initiative Nigeria

Communications Summer 2015 Intern

11 March 2015

The Center’s summer internship program includes opportunities for lunches with experts in the field, social events, networking opportunities with other organizations, and other activities.

Deadline: April 1, 2015

Location: New York, USA

Organization: The Center for Reproductive Rights

Communications Summer 2015 Intern

11 March 2015

The Center’s summer internship program includes opportunities for lunches with experts in the field, social events, networking opportunities with other organizations, and other activities.

Deadline: April 1, 2015

Location: New York, USA

Organization: The Center for Reproductive Rights

The Global Advocacy Adviser

11 March 2015

The Center for Reproductive Rights seeks a Global Advocacy Adviser who will support the work of the Global Advocacy team in the Global Legal Program, and will report to the Director of Global Advocacy.

Deadline: March 27, 2015

Location: New York, USA

Organization: The Center for Reproductive Rights

Program Coordinator

11 March 2015

Saheli seeks a motivated, talented and dynamic individual to serve as the Program Coordinator. This is a part-time position (20 hours/week) based in Massachusetts. This position will be primarily home-based (80%) as well as in-person meetings and events (20%).

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Burlington, USA

Organization: Saheli

Advocate, Women and Girls’ Rights

10 March 2015

The senior advocate for women and girls’ rights takes the lead role on advancing RI’s work on displaced women and children. S/he maintains relationships with key networks and advocacy targets relevant to advancing displaced women’s rights. S/he also carries out field assessments which focus on the specific needs of displaced women and children, mainstreaming these issues into all of RI’s work, and ensuring that they are incorporated in RI’s field reports and advocacy strategies.

Deadline: March 24, 2015

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Refugees International

Chief of the Gender Affairs Division, ECLAC

09 March 2015

In close collaboration with the Executive Secretary of ECLAC, the Chief of the Gender Affairs Division formulates and implements its substantive work programme. Oversees the management of activities undertaken by the Division, ensures that programmed activities are carried out in a timely fashion and co-ordinates work in the different areas both within the Division and Department, and with other organizations of the United Nations System, as appropriate.

Deadline: April 28, 2015

Location: Santiago, Chile

Organization: Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean – United Nations

Program Associate for Advocacy & Communications

09 March 2015

Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP), a partnership of twenty autonomous organizations primarily in developing countries, trains and supports women leaders and advocates for a just, peaceful world. The Program Associate for Advocacy & Communications is based at the WLP office in Bethesda, Maryland (in the Washington DC metro area).

Deadline: April 4, 2015

Location: Maryland, USA

Organization: Women’s Learning Partnership

Program Start-Up Volunteer

09 March 2015

The purpose of this placement is to support staff, volunteers and partners in understanding GESI (Gender Equality & Social Inclusion) under VOICE, establish a strategy and plan for mainstreaming gender as well as develop concepts for projects that address gender equity, empowerment of women and girls with socio-economic development.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Vientiane, Laos

Organization: CUSO International

Consultancy on GBV and Disabilities

04 March 2015

The international expert will train and continuously coach IFH’s field teams in mainstreaming a disabilities approach in SGBV prevention and response (including case management, developing tools to interact with PwD, preparing key messages on PwD for community mobilizers, etc.), including men and boys survivors. Particular attention will be placed in issues as clinical care for sexual violence survivors, adaptation and use of an SGBV protocol, revision and adaptation of the awareness materials and methodology used, etc.

Deadline: March 30, 2015

Location: Remote (with travel to Jordan)

Organization: Institute for Family Health & Alianza por la Solidaridad

Country Manager

26 February 2015

We are looking for an entrepreneur with solid management experience and an understanding of conflict in the Middle East to lead our team in Lebanon. As head of this dynamic country programme operating in a highly complex context, you will be responsible for providing leadership that deepens our peacebuilding impact and expands our work.

Deadline: March 22, 2015

Location: Beirut, Lebanon

Organization: International Alert

Head of Even It Up Campaign

26 February 2015

Lead Oxfam’s global campaign on inequality, Even It Up, as part of Oxfam’s global Financing for Development & Universal Essential Services change goal of Oxfam’s current strategic plan. The Head of Even It Up will ensure the development and implementation of effective worldwide campaigning, while effectively integrating with Oxfam’s program work globally. This position provides overall strategic leadership to the campaign and its teams (particularly the campaign management team), working with Oxfam’s senior campaign leadership team to ensure success in its advocacy and campaigning work.

Deadline: 17 April 2015

Location: Bangkok or Nairobi (negotiable)

Organization: Oxfam International

Head of Grow Campaign

26 February 2015

The GROW campaign is about transforming the world’s broken food system so that it works for everyone. It is also about ensuring that the system is fit for a future where natural resource constraints, environmental challenges such as climate change, and a growing population will make feeding the world even harder. The post holder oversees the development of effective strategies to achieve campaign objectives, manages the global campaign team and project manages all aspects of campaign planning and implementation.

Deadline: 17 April 2015

Location: Bangkok or Nairobi (negotiable)

Organization: Oxfam International

Director of Budget and Reporting

24 February 2015

The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center) is a non-profit organization that promotes women’s equality worldwide by securing reproductive rights in constitutional and international human rights law. Its mission is straightforward and ambitious: to advance reproductive health and rights as fundamental rights that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect and fulfill. The Center is unmatched as a reproductive rights organization in its expertise in U.S. constitutional law, comparative law, and international human rights law.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Center for Reproductive Rights

Campaigner/ Senior Campaigner

24 February 2015

The Global Fund for Women is committed to working globally and addressing inequities. In line with this global lens, it is our policy to actively seek a diverse pool of candidates, from a variety of backgrounds, who are committed to the mission and vision of the Global Fund.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Global Fund for Women

Senior Coordinator, Women’ Protection & Empowerment

23 February 2015

The IRC is recruiting a Sr. Women’s Protection and Empowerment Coordinator to oversee a comprehensive women and girls-focused programme that includes targeted, short-term emergency response actions, as well as longer-term interventions in line with IRC’s WPE strategy to support and empower women and girls.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Liberia

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Associate Director of Social Enterprise and Business Strategy

23 February 2015

The Associate Director of Social Enterprise and Business Strategy will arrive at a time of great excitement and momentum for the organization, and will have the unique opportunity to be involved in shaping the financial sustainability of the IPPF/WHR network on both a strategic planning and local implementation level.  The principle responsibility of this position is to develop an overall social enterprise strategy for WHR, and manage the development of sound social enterprise business models that enable sustainable health service delivery at the local level.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Mexico City, Mexico

Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region

Development Director

17 February 2015

MADRE seeks an experienced development professional with a strong track record of securing both private and public funds to oversee all aspects of its fundraising. This position works with both MADRE staff and board, reporting to the Executive Director (ED).

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: MADRE

Program Coordinator, Economic and Social Rights

13 February 2015

Serves as the coordinator for the program on economic and social rights and economic policy and as the point person on policy and advocacy at the United Nations. Responsible for the development, field testing, revision and implementation of a training module and train the trainer module for ESR.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: New Jersey, USA

Organization: Center for Women’s Global Leadership: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

WPE ERT Program Manager

13 February 2015

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.  Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities.  At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Gender and Inclusion Team Assistant

12 February 2015

Plan International’s Global Gender Equality and Inclusion Team is looking for a dynamic Executive Assistant to support the team and Because I am a Girl work through administrative, logistical, research and communications support.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: Toronto, Canada

Organization: Plan International

Gender and Social Empowerment Associate Director

12 February 2015

In countries affected by conflict and war, Women for Women International supports the most marginalized women to earn and save money, improve health and well-being, influence decisions in their home and community, and connect to networks for support. By utilizing skills, knowledge, and resources, she is able to create sustainable change for herself, her family, and community. Since 1993, Women for Women International has served more than 407,000 women in 8 conflict-affected countries, including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Sudan.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: Global

Organization: Women for Women International

Haiti Adolescent Girls Network Coordinator

12 February 2015

The Haiti Adolescent Girls Network (HAGN) Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of all activities related to the HAGN in Haiti. The Network is a collective of Haitian and international organizations committed to protecting and empowering adolescent girls in Haiti. The primary objective of the Network is to foster the delivery of sustainable programs to support the social, health and economic development of Haitian adolescent girls through the Network membership. Similar programs, focused on building the assets of girls, have been implemented throughout the developing world, and the HAGN draws on those best practices and contributes to a community of practice organized by the Population Council.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: Haiti

Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) & the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) Haiti

Data Analyst, Youth & Emerging Areas

12 February 2015

As part of the Regional Office OLE team, the Data Analyst for Youth and Emerging Areas will support evaluation and research efforts related to IPPF/WHR’s youth portfolio and Service Growth and Quality of Care (QoC) Initiatives, fostering and measuring achievement of these initiatives as they relate to IPPF/WHR’s strategic plan. Responsibilities include developing and implementing data collection systems and tools; cleaning and managing data; analysis and visual presentation of data (both to support internal decision-making and external communication); supporting proposal development and report writing, and coordinating with Member Associations, all with the ultimate goal of improving access to high-quality sexual and reproductive health services and comprehensive sexuality education in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Data Analyst must be knowledgeable about issues pertaining to the Sexual and Reproductive Health and  Rights (SRHR) of young people in the region, must be available and willing to travel, and must be fluent in Spanish.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR)

Data Associate – Part Time

12 February 2015

International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR) is looking for a part-time Data Associate based in our New York City office to support our Institutional Data and Organizational Learning and Evaluation teams. This position is instrumental for making institutional data processes more efficient, improving data quality, and making data more accessible through data visualization to support organizational learning, decision-making, and strategy development  with the ultimate goal of improving access to services

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: New York, NY

Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region (IPPF/WHR)

Program Officer/Sr Program Officer for Ukraine

12 February 2015

NDI’s Eurasia Team seeks a Program Officer/Senior Program Officer to contribute to the planning, design and evaluation of democratic development projects in collaboration with regional and field staff by performing the duties listed below.  The position focuses primarily on the Institute’s programs in Ukraine;  however, portfolio is subject to change based on funding and other factors. The position is available immediately.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: Washington D.C., USA

Organization: The National Democratic Institute

Winter/Spring 2015 Legislative Internships

12 February 2015

Trust Women is a dynamic, emerging non-profit that focuses on facilitating reproductive freedom in the Midwest and the South. Trust Women is seeking motivated, take-charge interns who aren’t afraid to take the reins and make their own path. To become a Trust Women intern, applicants must be hard-working and dedicated, with a passion for reproductive justice and openness to learning. In turn, interns will be provided with the opportunity to make a lasting impact on an organization that is making historical gains in an area of the country in need of innovative and adventurous organizing.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Home-based

Organization: Trust Women

Program Intern

10 February 2015

International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region, Inc. (IPPF/WHR) is looking for a part-time graduate student intern to help provide research and writing support to the program that works with adolescents and youth, HIV and gender-based violence in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Deadline: Open until filled

Location: New York, USA

Organization: International Planned Parenthood Federation, Western Hemisphere Region, Inc.

ESPERA Program Advisor with Focus on Small Business Development

09 February 2015

Mary’s Pence Funding Women is hoping to hire someone to add to the ESPERA team to develop tools and work with women to increase business skills.  The role will be as ESPERA Program Advisor with Focus on Small Business Development, to work in Central America and Mexico.

Deadline:         Open until filled

Location:         Central America and Mexico

Organization:   Mary’s Pence Funding Women

Development Assistant: Grant Writer and Editor

06 February 2015

Deadline:         February 23 but the position will remain open until filled.

Location:         New York, NY

Organization:   International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)

Safe Abortion Program Officer

02 February 2015

The Program Officer will assist with the coordination of the regional safe abortion initiative, support the implementation of projects in six countries, organize regional-level meetings and workshops.

Deadline:         Open until filled

Location:         New York, NY

Organization:   IPPF/WHR

 

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These job listings have been provided by AWID – Association for Women’s Rights in Development

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