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Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is an international NGO operating in the field of unarmed civilian protection. Our programs in the Philippines, Myanmar, South Sudan, and the Middle East serve vulnerable and conflict-affected populations by working to reduce violence, protect human rights defenders, create safe spaces for dialogue, and facilitate conflict-sensitive returns of displaced persons. Internationally, NP raises awareness at the EU and UN level on the productive role and impact nonviolent international presence can make in areas of conflict and builds rosters of potential protection officers through trainings.

We are regularly looking for new motivated associates to join our team. Learn more about how you can be part of Nonviolent Peaceforce by reading our employment opportunities.

As we receive many applications for each position, only those selected for an interview will be personally contacted.

Thank you for your interest in Nonviolent Peaceforce.

 
 

Employment

Grant Writer -USA

Terms of Reference: Here

If you have the background and experience required for this role and have a genuine interest to support the work that we do, we want to hear from you!

  • Please send an application comprising a detailed CV and cover letter to: [email protected]
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: Grant Writer Position Application
  • The job will be open until filled. Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

This is a permanent, full-time exempt position located in the U.S. Office in St. Paul, MN and includes full benefits. Applicants should be qualified to work in the U.S.

 

Programme Development Manager (REPOST)- South Sudan

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Email your completed application to:[email protected]
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: “Programme Development Manager”
  • The closing date for applications is Thursday, 22nd April 2021
  • Candidates may be selected before the closing date, apply early
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.

 

Access Officer (National Position)- Iraq

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

How to Apply:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Email completed application to [email protected]
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: “Access Officer – First name Last name”
  • This position is open to qualified National candidates only
  • The closing date for applications is Thursday, 22nd April 2021
  • Candidate may be selected before the closing date, apply early
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.

National Protection Officer (Philippine National Only) - Philippines

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Email your completed application to [email protected]
  • The closing date for applications is Thursday, 22 April 2021
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment and if successful, participate in an interview process.

International Protection Officer - Iraq

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

How to Apply:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). A writing sample is also required for this position. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Email completed application to [email protected]
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: “International Protection Officer– Your First name Last name”
  • This position is opened for International Candidates.
  • The closing date for applications is Friday, 23rd April 2021
  • Candidate may be selected before the closing date, apply early
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete an assessment before participating in an interview.

National Protection Officer Al-Hawija District -Iraq

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

How to Apply:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Email completed application to [email protected]
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: “NPO – First name Last name”
  • This position is open to qualified National candidates only
  • The closing date for applications is Friday, 23 April 2021

National Protection Officer South Mosul-Iraq

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

How to Apply:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Email completed application to [email protected]
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: “NPO – First name Last name”
  • This position is open to qualified National candidates only
  • The closing date for applications is Monday, 26 April 2021.
  • This is an urgent recruitment. A candidate may be identified before the closing date.
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment and if successful, participate in an interview process.

 

National Protection Officer-South Sudan

Terms of Reference: Here

Application: Here

How to Apply:

  • Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • Please state in the subject line of the email: “National Protection Officer”
  • Email completed applications to [email protected]
  • The closing date for applications is Thursday, 29th April 2021.
  • As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates may be asked to complete a written assignment before participating in an interview.

Internships

The Nonviolent Peaceforce US office in St. Paul, MN accepts applications for various positions on a rolling basis. Interested candidates please contact [email protected] with a resume and cover letter. Internships can be summer-long, semester-long, or customized to meet your needs. Generally NP interns are unpaid, but receive valuable work experience and credits towards their education, if applicable. Please note that the US office is unable to sponsor interns from outside the United States, and that interns must be available to work in the St. Paul office during the time of their internship.

At this time, Nonviolent Peaceforce has no open internship positions.

Volunteer

Looking for volunteer opportunities?

Unfortunately, we are not able to accept volunteers in our international program locations. Please review job opportunities on our website if you are interested in working internationally.

NP Community Safety Teams

You’re invited to join Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) Community Safety Team in the Twin Cities. The Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) is a global civilian protection agency (NGO) based in humanitarian and international human rights law. As a part of our growing work in Minnesota, we are organizing continued direct protection and violence prevention response for both the upcoming and ongoing racial justice protests and communitybased protection initiatives. Peace Teams will consist of a core group of community members, national and international allies.

More information: Here 

Volunteer Positions:

1. Capacity Builders: To assist with non-program related tasks. Volunteers assist with creative development, fundraising and or help with office-related tasks for NP staff. Capacity Builders experience with research, creative development, writing for publications or other office-related tasks. Capacity Builders are tasked and supervised by Office staff across projects and managed by Volunteer Coordinator.

2. Program Builders: To assist with program tasks such as; research, writing letters to media outlets and building relationships through outreach. Program Builders comfortable with verbal communications, strong relationship building skills and has a strong commitment to community and community building Program Builders are tasked and supervised by Program staff across projects and managed by Volunteer Coordinator.

3. NP-Community Safety Team Members (NP-CS):

A. Protest Team: This team's primary duty is on-the-ground protection, non-partisan violence prevention and protective action for unarmed civilians during public, civil resistance events. They will be expected to protect any unarmed person under direct threat regardless of affiliation. NP-CS Teams support functions of the coordination center as it relates to community-based protection issues such as rallies, protests, marches, demonstrations, etc.

B. Remote Coordination Team: Remote Coordination team informs the NP-CS Protest Team whether to stay on-the-ground or leave. This team’s primary duty is aiding on-the-ground protective actions through digital communications. Monitors will manage reporting systems during NP-CS Teams activities in the Coordination Center. The Remote Coordination team’s focuses are rumor control, ceasefire monitoring, and implementing the teams’ Early Warning Early Response.

Ideal Candidates for Protest & Remote Teams:

  • Engaged community members looking to act towards community safety and security that upholds the human dignity of others.
  • Community Safety Team activities are high stress, high intensity situations.
  • The ideal team member has experience being on the ground during protests, the ability to ground and center themselves during high stress situations, and can act both individually and as part of a team.
  • This remote role requires proficiency and comfort with technology, as well as switching between outlets, managing multiple streams of communication simultaneously and quick effective analysis and communication.

 

Sign-up: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JZWTVXT

Please feel free to reach out to our Volunteer Coordinator, Amira Warren-Yearby ([email protected]), if you have any questions or concerns.

Consultancies and Tenders

Nonviolent Peaceforce (NP) engages consultants from time to time, typically to conduct evaluations or trainings.  Expressions of interest should be sent to the person named in the listing.

EU Expert on Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law in the International Monitoring Team -Philippines

TOR: Here

Application: Here

Candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to visit our website to download and complete the NP Application to
accompany your CV (max. 2 pages) and cover letter (max. 1 page). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please email completed application, cover letter, and resume to [email protected]