IIHS Europe Regional Coordinator (RC-Europe)

Organization: International Institute for Human Security
Closing date: 23 May 2022

Location: Remote

Status: Volunteer / non-paid

Time expectation: (estimated) less than 5 hours per week

The mission of the International Institute for Human Security (IIHS) is to promote knowledge sharing and knowledge transfer related to six areas of human security, good governance, food security, indigenous rights, climate protection, R2P, women, migrants, and Modern-Day Slavery, as tools to meet the UN 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Further information can be found at: www.forhumansecurity.org

The Position

The Volunteer Regional Coordinator Europe serves as organizational representative for one of the core areas of focus, the Societal Stabilizers, and as liaison between the IIHS and locally based actors in the region. The incumbent will bring liaison and diplomacy skills as well as a passion for supporting locally based peacebuilding actors in the NGO and academic sectors. The position has people, coordination and communication skills as core competencies; the individual should also be regionally based.

What does success look like?

· Serve as the regional key contact and liaison for IIHS’s flagship program, the Core Program for Leaders and Changemakers

· Work with the Head of Programming, ensure program essence and implementation.

· Promote the Institute and the flagship program, Core Program for Leaders and Changemakers in the region

· Maintain a standard of excellence in all relationships representing IIHS and its mission and vision at all times.

· Effective working with a remote international team.

As our ideal candidate you will have:

· In addition to native European language, fluency in English is required

· Access to high-speed internet

· Interpersonal skills to work with individuals at all levels

· Strong belief in volunteer work and experience working with other volunteers

· Strong belief in the mission of the IIHS and importance of achieving the 2030 SDGs

How to apply:

To apply:

Send cover letter, cv and references to: contact@forhumansecurity.org with the subject line: Regional Coordinator Europe (RC- Europe).

*Please note that due the high volume of volunteer applicants only candidates moving forward in the process will be contacted.



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