International Justice Mission

Government & Community Relations Field Office Fellowship - June 2018 Deployment

Category
Government Relations
Position Type
Fellowships | Field Office

The Need

Now accepting applications for June 2018 Deployment (Duration: 10-12 Months)

Application Deadline EXTENDED: August 31, 2017

Note: Interns and Fellows are required to attend an Orientation Week in Washington, D.C. before deploying

Visit the Field Office Fellowship Program Page for further information.

 

Government and Community Relations Fellow tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Draft training content and logistical support for NGO Trainings;
  • Assist in evaluation and upgrading of NGO Training content;
  • Develop content for Community Relations programs and campaigns;
  • Maintain the Community Relations documentation and track monthly targets;
  • Help in the planning and implementation of Advocacy team events;
  • Provide Administrative support to the community relations team’s activities; and
  • Represent IJM at NGO Network and Government Network meetings if necessary.

Positions may be available in: Manila, Philippines; Cebu, Philippines; Chiang Mai, Thailand; Bangalore, India; Kolkata, India; Chennai, India; Delhi, India; Mumbai, India; Kampala, Uganda; Gulu, Uganda; Accra, Ghana; La Paz, Bolivia; Guatemala City, Guatemala; or Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Not every position will be available in every office.

Responsibilities

IJM's Fellowship opportunities vary every session and look different in every office. Fellows generally will assist a specific person or team. The positions involve the described tasks and responsibilities as well as other relevant duties that may be assigned by the Field Office Director or Supervisor.

 

General Qualifications and Required Skills

  • 3+ years prior work experience or Master's degree; background in Government or Community Relations preferred;

  • Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Windows XP;

  • Experience networking with International and National NGO's, CBO's, faith-based communities, and local government; and

  • Fluency in Spanish required for Latin America offices.

Critical Qualities

  • Mature orthodox Christian faith;
  • Humble and resilient;
  • Pursues excellence;
  • Culturally aware and appreciative of difference;
  • Strong service ethic;
  • Innovative problem solver; 
  • Ability to build trust and strong partnerships with others;
  • Courageous in pursuing opportunities and challenges; 
  • Tenacious in achieving goals; and
  • Professional.

Requirements

To apply, please upload the following items compiled into one document: (Please note, applications missing one or more of these items will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

  • Cover Letter describing your interest in an IJM Internship or Fellowship
  • Resume
  • Statement of Faith (if not addressed in cover letter)

**When you apply, you will be asked to provide the names and contact information for two references; one Work or Academic Reference and one Spiritual Reference. Please note that if we move forward with your application, we may be contacting them for further information about your candidacy.

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