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AGIAMONDO  

Site: Germany, Köln

For 60 years, AGIAMONDO (until 2019 AGEH) has been a reliable partner for development workers and a key source of specialist personnel for many church and other civil society organisations active in the field of international development cooperation work. As a state-recognised personnel service provider, we supply qualified Christian-oriented experts from all EU countries for projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America or Central or Eastern Europe. Since being founded by Catholic associations and organisations in 1959, AGIAMONDO has supplied over 6,000 experts for development projects.

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AGIAMONDO

Social Scientist (m/f/d) for Interfaith Peace and Reconciliation Work, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, Western , Colombo

In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Sri Lanka, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures. In order to support Caritas Sri Lanka - Social and Economic Development Centre (Caritas SL - SEDEC), we are looking for a Social Scientist (m/f/d) for Interfaith Peace and Reconciliation Work, Colombo, Sri Lanka Your new roleCaritas SL - SEDEC is the national secretariat of the National Catholic Commission for Justice, Peace and Human Development of the Catholic Bishops' Conference in Sri Lanka and carries out its work in 13 dioceses. The focus is on civil peacebuilding, crisis prevention and conflict resolution, and human rights.You will support Caritas SL - SEDEC and its diocesan specialised agencies in the implementation of a common strategy in the field of dealing with the past, reconciliation and non-violent conflict transformation, thus contributing to the consolidation of social structures and the development of a culture of tolerance and peace. In particular, contact, understanding and reconciliation are to be promoted between Sinhalese and Tamils and inter-religious dialogue. Directly involved in a recognised church organisation, you will support the internal Caritas team in programme work and cooperation with the diocesan specialist agencies, strengthen networks between stakeholders, and establish and expand violence prevention services in and with the communities. Together with your colleagues, you will strengthen constructive conflict management in the community and promote interreligious and interethnic dialogue. Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:You will support the management level in the development of projects and initiatives of peace and reconciliation work aimed at various target and population groups.You will support the management in the further education and training of employees in project management.You will accompany the programme staff in the impact-oriented implementation of the projects.You will support diocesan project teams in designing and implementing programmes and achieving the intended impacts.You will support the diocesan regional offices in project implementation, quality assurance and accounting.Together with the management, you will promote sustainable networking with donors and partners.You are responsible for the proper disbursement and administration of funds on site in accordance with the sponsor guidelines and AGIAMONDO specifications in close collaboration with Caritas SL - SEDEC. Your profileYou have a university degree in social sciences, peace and conflict studies, religious studies, ethnology, political science, human rights and democratisation, or another field relevant to the job, with a focus on peace work and/or interreligious dialogue.You have theoretical knowledge and several years of practical experience in methods of non-violent conflict transformation as well as peace and reconciliation work, and are familiar with the current state of the peace process in Sri Lanka.You have already worked successfully in the fields of adult education or consulting and have a sound knowledge of organizational development and project management.You have the diplomatic skills required to deal with stakeholders in a spirit of partnership and sensitivity in communicating with and accompanying women and young people.You have a business-fluent command of English.As a member of a Christian church, you identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace-building work with a strong sense of conviction.You are an EU or Swiss citizen. What AGIAMONDO offersIndividual and thorough preparationThree-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice We look forward to receiving your complete online application (cover letter, Europass CV, certificates in *pdf format) via our job portal by 2 May 2021 at the latest. Your contact:Jacqueline Kallmeyer AGIAMONDO e.V. | PO Box 210128 | 50527 Colognewww.agiamondo.dewww.facebook.de/AGIAMONDO Corona - Information for applicants Dear applicants,Even in the current situation, we are happy to accept your application via the online application portal. We are conducting the selection procedure online. We also offer our preparatory measures as digital solutions.Currently, some of our development workers are working from home offices. We will decide whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects again on a case-by-case basis, in a responsible manner and in consultation with our partners.

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08/04/2021
AGIAMONDO

Instructor (m/f/d) in psychosocial counselling, teaching and social work, Monrovia, Liberia

Liberia, Montserrado , Monrovia

In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Liberia, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures. For the expansion and further development of a Master's programme of the Institute 'Mother Patern College of Health Sciences (MPCHS) we are looking for a person to fill the following position as soon as possible Instructor in psychosocial counselling, teaching and social work, Monrovia, Liberia Your new roleDue to 14 years of civil war and the subsequent Ebola epidemic in 2014/2015, Liberia's healthcare system has largely collapsed. There are too few trained staff members to help people deal with their traumatic experiences and to provide the basic medical care they need.Mother Patern College of Health Sciences (MPCHS) is one of five institutes of higher learning of the Stella Maris Polytechnic of the Catholic Archdiocese of Monrovia. The mission of MPCHS is to provide comprehensive academic, vocational and technical skills to enable students to respond with dignity and well-preparedness to the rapid developments in Liberia. Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:You will assist in the further development and implementation of the two-year course leading to a Master's degree in Social Work with a focus on psychosocial counselling and trauma work.You will further develop the curriculum for social work counselling and prepare didactic teaching materials.You will be part of the MPCHS faculty and introduce new seminar content to share with your colleagues.You will mentor students in the area of counselling and lead supervision sessions.You will ensure the proper disbursement and administration of funds locally in accordance with the donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO specifications. You will be working in partnership with MPCHS in this regard. Your profileYou have a university degree in (clinical) psychology, psychiatry, social work or another field relevant to the job, and have already gained several years of professional experience, ideally also in a post-conflict country.You are familiar with cognitive and behavioural therapy methods, client-centred or narrative approaches.You already have teaching experience in higher education.You are willing to work in hierarchical structures and possess a high level of intercultural competence.You can communicate in fluent English, verbally and in writing.You are an EU or Swiss citizen and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work. What AGIAMONDO offersIndividual and thorough preparationThree-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice We look forward to receiving your complete online application (cover letter, Europass CV, certificates in *PDF format) no later than 20 April 2021 via the Job market section of our website. Your contact:Jacqueline Kallmeyer AGIAMONDO e.V. | PO Box 210128 | 50527 Colognewww.agiamondo.dewww.facebook.de/AGIAMONDO Corona - Information for applicantsDear applicants,Even in the current situation, we are happy to accept your application via the online application portal. We are conducting the selection procedure online. We also offer our preparatory measures as digital solutions.Currently, some of our development workers are working from home offices. We will decide whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects again on a case-by-case basis, in a responsible manner and in consultation with our partners.

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01/04/2021
AGIAMONDO

Koordinator*in (m/w/d) des ZFD-Programms, Bogotá, Kolumbien

Colombia, Bogota D.C. , Bogota

Im Zivilen Friedensdienst (ZFD) bieten wir Fachkräften die Chance zu einem sinnerfüllten Dienst in der Zusammenarbeit mit lokalen Entwicklungsakteuren. Der ZFD ist ein Personalprogramm für Gewaltprävention und Friedensförderung in Krisen- und Konfliktregionen. Er setzt sich für eine Welt ein, in der Konflikte ohne Gewalt geregelt werden. Zusammen mit kirchlichen und zivilgesellschaftlichen Partnerorganisationen in Kolumbien will AGIAMONDO durch friedensfördernde Maßnahmen einen Beitrag zur dortigen zivilen Konfliktbearbeitung und zur nachhaltigen gerechten Entwicklung des Landes leisten. Koordinator*in des ZFD-Programms, Bogotá, Kolumbien Ihr neues Aufgabenfeld – verantwortungsvoll und herausforderndSeit über fünf Jahrzehnten ist Kolumbien geprägt von den Konflikten zwischen Militär, Paramilitär und Guerilla - mit verheerenden Auswirkungen für die Bevölkerung. Ein Grund für die Konflikte ist die extreme Konzentration von Landbesitz in den Händen weniger Menschen. Zwar unterzeichneten 2016 die kolumbianische Regierung und die FARC ein Friedensabkommen, bisher ist der Frieden jedoch fragil und es ist nicht sicher, ob und wann die Landreform umgesetzt wird. AGIAMONDO engagiert sich bereits seit 15 Jahren mit seinem ZFD-Landesprogramm in Kolumbien. Das größte ZFD-Landesprogramm von AGIAMONDO unterstützt die Arbeit der Partnerorganisationen beispielsweise in der Ausbildung lokaler Journalist*innen und durch die Beratung von Menschenrechtsverteidiger*innen, die sich für die Gemeinden gegenüber Politik und Großgrundbesitzer einsetzen oder unterstützt lokale NRO in ihren Advocacy- und Lobbyaktivitäten. Als Koordinator*in gestalten und steuern Sie das ZFD-Landesprogramm in Kolumbien in Abstimmung mit der Geschäftsstelle in Köln. Durch die Programmentwicklung tragen Sie zur Qualitätssicherung und Wirkungsorientierung des Landesprogramms bei, sind Ansprechpartner*in für Partnerorganisationen und Fachkräfte und vertreten AGIAMONDO vor Ort. Ihr Wohn- und Arbeitsort Bogotá ist als Standort mit qualifizierten mehrsprachigen Bildungseinrichtungen und guter Infrastruktur auch für Familien mit Kindern geeignet. Einen Einblick in das ZFD Landesprogramm von AGIAMONDO gibt dieses Video. Die Koordination beinhaltet im Einzelnen folgende Aufgaben:Sie entwickeln die Landesstrategie und das ZFD-Landesprogramm von AGIAMONDO im Dialog mit Ortskirche und Partnerorganisationen stetig weiter.Sie planen neue Partnerkooperationen, klären die Personalbedarfe und bereiten die Antragsstellung von Projekten und die Rechenschaftslegung gegenüber dem BMZ vor.Sie verantworten die jährliche Finanzplanung des Landesprogramms und steuern die Verwendung der Mittel.Sie vernetzen aktiv die am Programm beteiligten Partnerorganisationen untereinander und fördern die Kooperation und den Austausch mit anderen relevanten nationalen und internationalen Organisationen und Akteuren.Sie begleiten die ZFD-Fachkräfte und Partnerorganisationen im Leben und Arbeiten vor Ort.Sie arbeiten vernetzt mit den Koordinator*innen anderer ZFD-Träger an der gemeinsamen Ausrichtung des ZFD in Kolumbien und bringen den ZFD von AGIAMONDO mit eigenem Profil darin ein. Ihr ProfilSie haben ein Hochschulstudium abgeschlossen, vorzugsweise in einem sozial- oder geisteswissenschaftlichen Fach. Eine friedensfachliche Qualifikation ist von Vorteil.Sie verfügen über mehrjährige Berufserfahrung in Entwicklungszusammenarbeit oder Friedensarbeit im Globalen Süden, die Sie vorzugsweise in kirchlichen oder zivilgesellschaftlichen Organisationen erworben haben.Sie haben Beratungskompetenz und fundierte Kenntnisse im Programm- und Projektmanagement, die auch Budgetverantwortung umfassen.Sie verfügen über Kenntnisse und Erfahrungen in den Bereichen Friedens- und Versöhnungsarbeit.Sie verfügen über diplomatisches Geschick, sehr differenzierte interkulturelle Kommunikationsfähigkeiten für einen partnerschaftlichen Umgang mit den Akteuren und können im kirchlichen Umfeld angemessen agieren.Sie identifizieren sich mit dem kirchlichen Profil von AGIAMONDO und tragen die Ziele und Anliegen kirchlicher Entwicklungszusammenarbeit überzeugend mit.Sie haben sehr gute Spanischkenntnisse und sprechen sehr gut Deutsch.Sie sind EU-Bürger*in oder Schweizer*in und gehören einer christlichen Kirche an. Das Angebot von AGIAMONDOIndividuelle und umfassende VorbereitungDreijahresvertrag (mit Option auf Erneuerung), soziale Sicherung und Vergütung nach dem Entwicklungshelfergesetz sowie eine Zulage für eine besonders her­vorzuhebende TätigkeitLandeskundliche, sprachliche oder andere fachliche Weiterbildungen sowie Coaching- und Supervisionsangebote, individuelle Beratung Wir freuen uns auf Ihre aussagekräftige Bewerbung im pdf-Format (Anschreiben, Europass-Lebenslauf, Zeugnisse) bis spätestens zum 02.05.2021 über unser Stellenportal. Ihre Ansprechpartnerin:Jacqueline Kallmeyer AGIAMONDO e.V. | Postfach 210128 | 50527 Kölnwww.agiamondo.dewww.facebook.de/AGIAMONDO Corona - Informationen für Bewerber*innen Liebe Bewerber*innen,Ihre Bewerbung nehmen wir auch in der aktuellen Situation gerne über das Onlinebewerbungsportal entgegen. Das Auswahlverfahren führen wir online durch. Auch für die Vorbereitungsmaßnahmen bieten wir digitale Lösungen an.Aktuell arbeiten einige unserer Fachkräfte im Home-Office. Ob und wann Fachkräfte vor Ort in den Projekten arbeiten können, wird in jedem einzelnen Fall verantwortungsvoll und gemeinsam mit den Partnern entscheiden.

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31/03/2021
AGIAMONDO

Organisational developer with experience in human rights work (m/f/d), Makeni, Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone, Northern Province , Makeni

The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in Sierra Leone, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures.To advance the organisational development processes of our partner organisation Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (CDHR) and to support its work for a peaceful, gender-equitable and democratic social culture, we are looking for an Organisational developer with experience in human rights work (m/f/d), Makeni, Sierra Leoneto start as soon as possible. Your new roleThe Centre for Democracy and Human Rights (CDHR) is an experienced civil-social organisation that has been working since the end of the civil war towards the consolidation of peace, the strengthening of constitutional processes and the inclusion of marginalised groups of the population in four districts in northern Sierra Leone. Marginalised groups are often denied access to justice and a fair legal process. The opportunities for women and girls to participate in social, economic and political life are severely limited, especially in rural areas. Violence against women and girls is an alarming phenomenon characterised by a culture of silence and impunity for perpetrators. In communities affected by commercial activity, the resources available are often not used for the good of the people. This increases impoverishment and those affected are left without compensation. Through your work, you will support the further development and professionalization of the organisation on the one hand, and, on the other, work with your colleagues to strengthen structures at community level in order to improve access to justice. In doing so, you will help to ensure that the rights and aspirations of women, girls, young people and rural populations in particular are protected. Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:You will support ongoing organisational development processes and accompany the management in the sustainable implementation of internal guidelines and regulations.You will deepen your colleagues' knowledge of project management and the preparation of project applications and reports.You will support your colleagues in monitoring court processes and detention facilities to demand necessary measures, for example the improvement of conditions in detention facilities as well as fair and fast court proceedings.You will strengthen community-based structures to systematically document and report human rights violations and improve access to justice.You will develop needs-oriented training for various target groups and create training documents.Working with your colleagues, you will refine existing advocacy approaches and provide support in the planning and implementation of campaigns, especially for human rights and against violence against women and girls.You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines. In doing so, you will work in partnership with CDHR. Your profileYou have a university degree in social sciences, law, political science, peace and conflict research, human rights and democratisation or another field relevant to the work.You have international professional experience in organisational development and possess methods and experience in participatory project management in the context of human rights work, ideally in Africa.You are experienced in the development and implementation of advocacy and media strategies to support participatory processes for changing social norms and strengthening community-based structures and constitutional processes. You are used to creating and implementing needs-oriented training concepts.You are fluent in English and are prepared to learn Krio, ideally also Temne.You identify with Christian values and with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.You are an EU or Swiss citizen. What AGIAMONDO offersIndividual and thorough preparationThree-year contract, social security and remuneration in accordance with the German Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual adviceWe look forward to receiving your detailed application by 18/04/2021.Please use the online application form in the Vacancies section of our website. Your contact:Jacqueline KallmeyerAGIAMONDO e.V. | PO Box 210128 | 50527 Colognewww.agiamondo.dewww.facebook.de/AGIAMONDO Corona - Information for applicantsDear applicants,Even in the current situation, we are happy to accept your application via the online application portal. We are conducting the selection procedure online. We also offer our preparatory measures as digital solutions.Currently, some of our development workers are working from home. We will decide whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects on a case-by-case basis, in a responsible manner and in consultation with our partners.

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18/03/2021
AGIAMONDO

Social worker for psychosocial support, Juba, South Sudan

South Sudan, Jubek , Juba

In the Civil Peace Service (CPS) we offer development workers a meaningful role working with local development agents. The CPS is a personnel programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It sets out to promote a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Working with church-related and civil-social partner organisations in South Sudan, AGIAMONDO aims to make a contribution towards civil conflict management and the sustainable and equitable development of the country through peace-building measures. To set up a psychosocial support service for students and staff at the Catholic University of South Sudan (CUoSS), we are looking for a Social worker for psychosocial support, Juba, South Sudanto start as soon as possible. Your new roleThe Catholic University of South Sudan (CUoSS) in the capital Juba embodies the multicultural diversity of the country. The fast-growing institution strives to provide a supportive learning environment for students from all groups of the population to enable them to receive a good education. Based on the cornerstones of the Christian faith and guided by the principles of Catholic social teaching, it contributes to a pluralistic, peaceful and fair future for the country.Together with the university pastoral care service, you will develop psychosocial support services and accompany the students and staff of the university in coping with stress after stressful events. Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:Working with the university pastoral care service, you will develop support services for students and staff to help them cope better with stressful and traumatising experiences.You will actively make contact with students and staff and bring yourself and your services, for example a cultural and sports programme to promote mental resilience and strengthen relationships between students, into the extra-curricular life of the university.You will provide support in the conceptual development of peace education topics, such as 'Reconciliation beyond ethnicity', and conduct workshops on these topics.You will be responsible for the proper spending and management of funds locally in accordance with the donor and AGIAMONDO guidelines. In doing so, you will work in partnership with the CUoSS. Your profileYou have completed a university degree in psychology, education, social work, educational science, curative education or religious studies.You have several years of professional experience in the field of psychosocial support and have been able to develop and implement concepts in this subject area.You have already worked outside Europe, ideally in international development and peace work.You are diplomatic and possess intercultural communication skills, to enable you to deal with the relevant players in a manner based on mutual partnership.You have a very good command of English, knowledge of Arabic is an advantage, and you hold a valid driver's licence.You are an EU or Swiss citizen, identify with the goals and concerns of the church-based development and peace-building work and look forward to working in a Christian-oriented organisation. What AGIAMONDO offersIndividual and thorough preparationThree-year contract (with option of renewal), social security and remuneration under the Development Aid Workers Act (Entwicklungshelfergesetz)Cultural, language or other professional training, as well as coaching and supervision, individual advice We look forward to receiving your detailed application (cover letter, Europass CV, certificates in PDF format) by no later than 18/04/2021 via the Vacancies section of our website. Your contact:Jacqueline Kallmeyer AGIAMONDO e.V. | PO Box 210128 | 50527 Colognewww.agiamondo.dewww.facebook.de/AGIAMONDO Corona - Information for applicantsDear applicants,Even in the current situation, we will gladly accept your application via the online application portal. We are currently conducting the selection process online. We offer our preparatory courses as digital services.Currently, many of our development workers work from home. Some of them had to leave their places of work temporarily and stay in their home countries. Whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects again, we will decide in each individual case responsibly and together with the partners.

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15/03/2021