KURVE Wustrow
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Bewerbungsfrist: 
14. Januar 2022

International Peace Worker based at Minmahaw in Mae Sot, Thailand and working remotely with Mote Oo in Myanmar

For the Myanmar-CPS-programme „Peace Education Project“ together with the partner organisations Mote Oo (Myanmar) and Minmahaw/ Education for Friendship Foundation (Thailand) , KURVE Wustrow is looking for an International Peace Worker based at Minmahaw in Mae Sot, Thailand and working remotely with Mote Oo in Myanmar.

The Centre for Training and Networking in Nonviolent ActionKURVE Wustrow was founded in 1980 with the aim of turning concerns about violent conflict, environmental degradation and social injustice into conscious nonviolent action.

KURVE Wustrow conducts trainings, workshops and events in the field of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation at home and abroad. We send International Peace Workers as part of the “Civil Peace Service” (CPS) to selected crisis regions. For this purpose, KURVE Wustrow is closely cooperating with partner organisations in the Balkans, Ukraine, Sudan, the Middle East, and in South and Southeast Asia. Further focal points of our work include our commitment to climate and resource protection and against nuclear energy.

Field of activity:

As an International Peace Worker you will be supporting our partner organisations together with a team of local peaceworkers through following activities:

  • Conceptual design and facilitation of training modules in the area of civil nonviolent conflict transformation, peace education, intercultural understanding, gender and related topics in the informal education sector
  • Design and implementation of online learning courses
  • Preparation and implementation of trainings and professional development courses for teaching staff (Training of Trainers/ToTs)
  • Development and strengthening of an alumni database and network and a pool of trainers, as well as the organisation of network events
  • Participation in network activities in the education sector and representation of the partner organisation in relevant fora
  • Integration in the partner organisations, Participation in relevant internal processes of the organisation and if needed supporting the partner organisation in processes of program development (e.g. M&E systems) and institutional strengthening
  • Ascertaining accurate financial transactions and reporting in regular communication with the KURVE Wustrow main office
  • Supporting conflict- and security analysis of the CPS-coordinator, close collaboration with other Peace Workers
  • Supporting the planning of networking and advocacy activities in Germany
    if applicable

Requirements:

  • Degree, training or equivalent experience in peace and conflict studies, education or another relevant field
  • Training/professional development courses in civil nonviolent conflict transformation, peace education or similar field
  • Knowledge and Experience in designing and implementing offline and/or online learning courses (online facilitation, online-course design, technical knowledge about website-, course setup would be an asset)
  • Several years of practical work experience in a low-resource, in a multicultural context and/or abroad, ideally in the not-for-profit sector
  • Work experience in the education sector, ideally with a focus on the design and implementation of training modules and ToTs
  • Experience in project management, incl. M&E
  • Context knowledge and work experience in Myanmar and/ or Thailand would be an asset
  • Team player with intercultural competences and the ability for self-reflection
  • A high degree of flexibility and resilience
  • Professional command of English. Knowledge of Burmese and/ or Thai would be an asset

Thailand/ Myanmar is a tropical country. Applicants should be aware of living and working conditions in such a climate environment. Due to the political situation in Myanmar the place of work is currently Thailand, but all work content is related to Myanmar. Applicants should be willing to travel to/ (partly) work from Myanmar in the future if the political situation allows to do so.

Contractual Conditions:

A contract in accordance with the German law for development aid workers (only for EU-citizens) and a contract in alignment with the German law for development aid workers for citizens from other countries until 31 December, 2024 (under the condition that the project will be prolonged by the BMZ after the end of 2023), including a preparation period in Germany expected to commence on 16th April 2022.

Application procedure:
For your application (in English) please use the ONLINE-application form by using the following code Myanmar_FFK_MoteOo until January 10th, 2022.

Please note:

The selection day will be held end of January/beginning of February in Wustrow
(Wendland, Germany) or online.

Organisation
KURVE Wustrow
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Bewerbungsfrist
14. Januar 2022
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Minmahaw
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