International Peace Worker (m/f/d) in Palestine/Israel

Job Vacancy at KURVE Wustrow. Application Deadline: November 22, 2019

KURVE Wustrow is looking for an International Peace Worker (m/f/d) in Palestine/Israel for its CPS-programme “Strengthening nonviolent initiatives”.

The International Peace Worker will be located together with three colleagues in our KURVE cooperation and coordination office in Al-Walajah (close to Bethlehem and Jerusalem) and will work with several partners in their respective locations, mostly in Israel.

Content key aspects:
Consultation, support and backstopping of nonviolent initiatives, mostly in Israel, particularly in the fields of human rights, media, networking.

(Possible) Fields of activity:

  • Planning and implementation of the CPS-project within the team and with our local partners, integration into the team of our partners
  • Support of organisational processes in program development or organisational development
  • Identification and elaboration of our partners‘ requirements in capacity enhancing and process backstopping
  • Project management: planning, implementation and monitoring of project activities together with our partners
  • Organisation and implementation of trainings and networking
  • Support in planning and implementation of advocacy and lobbying activities
  • Needs oriented development of psychosocial self-care approaches
  • Ensuring proper finance management and reporting as well as continuous communication with the CPS country coordinator and the KURVE head office  
  • Contribution to and support of activities regarding the cross sector topic gender
  • Contribution to the CPS country coordinator’s continuous conflict and security analyses, close cooperation with the civil peace workers on site
  • Contribution to comprehensive cross-organisational processes of CPS organisations
  • Contribution to networking, public relations and information activities of KURVE Wustrow in Germany, as necessary
  • University or a similar degree in peace and conflict studies, international relations, or another relevant field


  • University or a similar degree in peace and conflict studies, international relations, or another relevant field
  • Relevant advanced training in civil, nonviolent conflict transformation (e.g. training as civil peace worker, mediator or coach for conflict transformation)
  • Thorough work experience in international NGO, in preference in intercultural teams and/or abroad
  • Thorough experience in the area of civil, nonviolent conflict transformation and human rights and experience in or acquaintance with nonviolent social movements
  • Contextual knowledge and/or work experience in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and/or Israel are an asset
  • Strong cultural sensitivity, professional handling of sensitive issues and discourses
  • Experience in participatory planning and implementation of projects incl. PM&E, experience in project accountancy
  • Respectful, intercultural, sensitive attitude and ability to self-reflect; high degree of flexibility, good team-player
  • Experience with psychosocial self-care approaches or trauma healing an asset
  • Very good knowledge of English; knowledge of Arabic and/or Hebrew an asset
  • Readiness for official travels, possibly in difficult circumstances

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