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Please note that AWID posts paid and unpaid roles within AWID here. Currently we do not have any volunteer or internship roles available. Keep checking this space or sign up to get weekly email job alerts with Resource-Net Jobs 

Jobs at AWID

Jobs Around the World

Strategic Programs Manager

16 April 2015

UAF-Africa seeks a Strategic Programs Manager who will translate UAF-Africa’s strategic plans into effective social justice initiatives and results. 

Deadline: April 19, 2015 

Location: Nairobi, Kenya 

Organization: Urgent Action Fund-Africa

Programme Officer

15 April 2015

Oak Foundation’s Issues Affecting Women Programme (IAWP) seeks to contribute to a world in which women have the rights, capacity and opportunity to experience safety from violence and to enjoy their full and equal human rights.  

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: Oak Foundation

Sexual Violence/Adolescent Girls’ Legal Defense Fund Program Manager

15 April 2015

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and strategic individual to deliver a flagship global program for girls as well as to envision and implement a new initiative, the GENEROSITY of GIRLS Fund.

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: New York, USA

Organization: Equality Now

Office Director - MENA

15 April 2015

Experienced Regional Director sought for an international human rights organization working for the protection and promotion of the rights of women and girls worldwide to lead and manage our work in the Middle East and North Africa region. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Amman, Jordan

Organization: Equality Now

Volunteer Translators

14 April 2015

The New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault is seeking dedicated and enthusiastic volunteers to assist with translating consent forms and survey questionnaire for the ARISE research project. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Global

Organization: New York City Alliance Against Sexual Assault (ARISE)

Communications Associate

14 April 2015

The Communications Associate will play a strategic role in key aspects of FRIDA’s communications work to ensure the story of FRIDA and the young feminist movement is told in a powerful, engaging, and consistent way.

Deadline: April 19, 2015 

Location: Global 

Organization: FRIDA 

Psychosocial Support (PSS) Specialist

14 April 2015

In response to these specific needs, the IRC will establish, develop and run PSS women-only groups and activities, where women find PSS support for healing and positive well-being, for women to reflect on the impact Ebola has had on their social groups and lives, share and process their experiences, and pave a path forward collectively. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Sierra Leone 

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Adolescent Girls Empowerment Specialist

14 April 2015

In response to these specific needs, the IRC will establish and develop informal adolescent girls groups, outside of the school setting, where girls are connected with other girls, to reduce their isolation, build supportive friendships and solidarity, develop confidence and voice, process their experiences, be empowered to make healthy choices, and develop their social and economic assets as well as enhance their safety and security; to reinforce their social and human capital to prevent violence. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Sierra Leone

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Policy Officer

14 April 2015

The Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX) Policy Officer will work closely with FLEX staff throughout the organisation to help ensure effective responses to trafficking for labour exploitation. 

Deadline: May 1, 2015

Location: London, UK 

Organization: Focus on Labour Exploitation

Coordinator

14 April 2015

Musawah is currently seeking a Coordinator of the Musawah Secretariat to lead the transition of the Secretariat from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Rabat, Morocco.

Deadline: May 8, 2015

Location: Rabat, Morocco

Organization: Musawah

DRC Coordinator, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

10 April 2015

The DRC coordinator will help the program director lead a dynamic team of professional staff, consultants, and volunteers to develop and carry out work to advance the program in the DRC. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Organization: Physicians for Human Rights

Medical Expert Consultant, Program on Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones

10 April 2015

PHR is seeking a strategic, innovative, and experienced Medical Expert Consultant to provide in-country forensic medical leadership and expertise to support the program.

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Organization: Physicians for Human Rights

Women's Human Rights Campaigner

10 April 2015

The campaigner will help shape Amnesty International's women’s rights agenda and will lead on this work with strategic campaign goals and strategies.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Amnesty International 

Legal Expert

10 April 2015

Medica Afghanistan is looking for a Legal Expert to undertake a desk study both for the purpose of internal monitoring and external advocacy on theutilisation and general status of the EVAW law during 2014.

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Location: Global

Organization: Medica Mondiale

Gender Advisor

08 April 2015

Reporting to the Director of Programs, within the Programing department, this position will support several ongoing and recently approved projects, which may include projects focused on child, early and forced marriage in Somalia; maternal, newborn and child health in Afghanistan; and youth livelihoods in Ethiopia.

Deadline: April 17, 2015

Location: Toronto, Canada 

Organization: Save the Children

Resident Senior Program Manager for Conflict Resolution

08 April 2015

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking a Resident Senior Program Manager to support the Resident Director in Bamako, Mali in implementing program activities related to conflict resolution (CR) at the local level by performing the duties listed below.  

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Bamako, Mali

Organization: The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs 

Senior Soil Scientist – Soil and Land Restoration

08 April 2015

This is a new position that will serve as a focal person for research on land restoration

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Palmira, Colombia 

Organization: The International Center for Tropical Agriculture

Strategic Programs Manager

08 April 2015

UAF-Africa seeks a Strategic Programs Managerwho will translate UAF-Africa’s strategic plans into effective social justice initiatives and results. 

Deadline: April 19, 2015

Location: Nairobi, Kenya 

Organization: Urgent Action Fund-Africa 

Research Assistant Internship

08 April 2015

The WILPF PeaceWomen (PW) internship offers the opportunity to research and write about women, peace and conflict issues.

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Location: New York, USA

Organization: WILPF PeaceWomen

Communications & Research Assistant Internship

08 April 2015

The WILPF PeaceWomen (PW) programme is seeking a Communications Intern to develop and carry out our communications strategy about women, peace and conflict issues.

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Location: New York, USA

Organization: WILPF PeaceWomen

Project Associate/ Consultant

08 April 2015

PeaceWomen/WILPF is seeking a consultant to provide communication and research assistance to the PeaceWomen programme. 

Deadline: April 20, 2015

Location: New York, USA

Organization: PeaceWomen

Identity and Discrimination Intern Summer 2015

08 April 2015

The Identity and Discrimination (ID) Unit at Amnesty USA is seeking 2 highly qualified interns for summer 2015 (May – Aug). 

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Location: Washington DC, USA

Organization: Amnesty International 

Gender and Social Inclusion Specialist

08 April 2015

Based in Jamaica but working collaboratively with the other five (5) Caribbean Region ‘start-up volunteers’ based in both Jamaica and Guyana, this placement will support the development of the new 2015-2020 Caribbean Regional Program focusing on Gender and Social Inclusion (GESI) in the Caribbean.

Deadline: May 19, 2015

Location: Jamaica

Organization: CUSO International 

Program Start-Up Volunteers

08 April 2015

Start-up volunteers will support the development of country strategies, Logic Models (LM), and Performance Measurement Frameworks (PMF). 

Deadline: May 29, 2015

Location: Managua , Nicaragua

Organization: CUSO International 

Global Lead - GESI

08 April 2015

The Global Lead - GESI will play the lead role in ensuring Country Program Offices (CPO’s) are able to implement the GESI project component of the VOICE (Volunteers for International Cooperation and Empowerment) program and support the mainstreaming of GESI across health and wealth projects.

Deadline: April 19, 2015

Location: Ottawa, Canada

Organization: CUSO International

PR and Social Media Coordinator

08 April 2015

The PR & Social Media Coordinator is a full time position working within the Advocacy Team to help build Global Fund for Women’s media profile, audience, and advocates – online and offline.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: New York or San Francisco, USA

Organization: Global Fund for Women 

Emergency WPE Manager

02 April 2015

The Emergency WPE Manager will lead IRC’s GBV emergency response programming in new and existing locations in Bentiu area, Unity State and ensure that all programming is implemented in line with IRC’s GBV Emergency Response Model. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Bentiu, South Sudan

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Emergency Women Protection and Empowerment Manager

02 April 2015

The Emergency WPE Manager will lead IRC’s GBV emergency response programming start up in new locations in Unity State and ensure that all programming is implemented in line with IRC’s GBV Emergency Response Model.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Nyal, South Sudan

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Research Coordinator

02 April 2015

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), a US based, non-profit research organization, seeks a Research Coordinator to oversee a portfolio of projects in Liberia. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Monrovia and Ganta, Liberia

Organization: Innovations for Poverty Action

Programme Officer, Issues Affecting Women Programme (IAW)

02 April 2015

Oak Foundation’s Issues Affecting Women Programme (IAWP) seeks to contribute to a world in which women have the rights, capacity and opportunity to experience safety from violence and to enjoy their full and equal human rights.

Deadline: April 30, 2015

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: OAK Foundation

Summer Internships - Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

31 March 2015

The ICD Internship Project (2008-17) is a 10 year program with the main purpose to enable current students who need an internship as a compulsory part of their BA or graduate studies to engage in cultural diplomacy and in doing so, to further promote cultural diplomacy and multiculturalism worldwide.

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Berlin, Germany 

Organization: Institute for Cultural Diplomacy

Senior Program Officer, Institutional Development

31 March 2015

The Senior Program Officer works under the direct supervision of the Institutional Development Coordinator and dedicates a significant portion of her/his time to designing and implementing the fundraising strategy for CDD, contributing to annual strategic and operational planning processes, carrying out project and financial management, as well as monitoring and evaluation.

Deadline: April 24, 2015 

Location: Mexico City, Mexico 

Organization: Catholics for the Right to Decide 

Business and Sales Manager

30 March 2015

The Business and Sales Manager will work under the supervision of the Irise Uganda Ltd Board to implement a sales strategy based around the recruitment of Sales Representatives who will then work to recruit and supervise local entrepreneurs selling and promoting Easy Pads in their community. The Manager will also work with the production unit to ensure effective management and record keeping processes are maintained and developed as the business grows.

Deadline: May 1, 2015

Location: Jinja, Uganda

Organization: Irise Uganda Ltd.

Head of Partnership Development

26 March 2015

At the Girls Not Brides secretariat we connect those working at grassroots, national and global levels as together we call for the laws, policies and programmes to be put in place that will make a difference in the life of millions of girls.

Deadline: April 19, 2015 

Location: London, UK 

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

Senior Coordinator, Women' Protection & Empowerment

26 March 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

Women Protection and Empowerment (WPE) Coordinator - North Kivu

26 March 2015

The WPE Program Coordinator will be in charge of the management, the supervision and the monitoring of all activities related to the program in North Kivu province. He/She will be responsible for managing activities in the North Kivu Province. He/She will be responsible to administer a multi donor portfolio consisting in an annual operating budget of over $1 million US.

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Goma, DRC 

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Director of Women's Protection and Empowerment Programs

26 March 2015

IRC currently seeks a Program Director to lead its Women’s Protection and Empowerment (WPE) Program in the DRC. Together with the in-country Program Advisor, the Program Director is responsible for ensuring that the IRC WPE program follows organization-wide strategic priorities and is implemented in accordance with work plans, logical frameworks, cooperative agreements, donor regulations and IRC policies.

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Kinshasa, DRC

Organization: International Rescue Committee

Summer Internships

26 March 2015

The Global Fund for Women is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for our summer 2015 internship program. During the internship period the interns will learn and deepen their knowledge of women’s rights issues around the world.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: San Francisco or New York, USA

Organization: Global Fund for Women 

Senior Gender Advisor - CINHS

23 March 2015

GRI is recruiting for experienced Senior Gender Advisor for the upcoming USAID-funded Comprehensive Integrated Nutrition, Hygiene, and Sanitation Project. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Organization: Gender Resources Inc 

Resident Gender Advisor

23 March 2015

The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is seeking a Resident Gender Advisor for a four-year, multi-million dollar USAID technical assistance program to improve political competition and government accountability in Cambodia. The program seeks to strengthen democratic systems and increase the participation and leadership of women and youth in electoral and political processes.

Deadline: April 18, 2015

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Organization: The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs 

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

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

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 

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 

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 

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 

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 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 

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