Nonviolent Peaceforce is hiring a
We work with people affected by violent conflicts to enhance their security and dignity through unarmed civilian protection (UCP). We work to reduce violence and protect civilians in countries affected by violent conflict and its aftermath and to help transform the world’s response to conflict situations.
The Community Coalition Coordinator (CCC) is a new position and will be a member of the U.S. Program Team. The role of the CCC is to support the community outreach and coalition building efforts of the Community Peacebuilding Program in Minneapolis. This may include providing logistical support on trainings and community meetings focused on Unarmed Civilian Protection (UCP), Community Safety and Mutual Protection. Applications will be accepted through November 28, 2022.
Provide support to communications team to ensure that the Community Peace Building Program is represented in organizational materials
Support NPUS communications through research, writing articles, designing outreach materials, and collecting stories of impact for use in local and global communications
Program Development/ Operations/ Expansion
Provide administrative support to program team and new hires (including recordkeeping, onboarding, and data management)
Coordinate safety and training requests, research new partners for outreach and training invitations
Support evolving program needs and operations
Work with other members of NP’s Program Team to provide feedback and authentic input for further improvement of the curriculum and program
Understanding of structural racism and historical trauma of marginalized communities
Ability and comfort identifying and navigating race and discussions about racial justice issues in multi-racial groups
Ability to maintain composure and empathy in training spaces
Commitment to NP Principles
All NP employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s guiding principles:
Primacy of local actors
Know and understand the NP mandate, principles and values and actively commit to upholding and advocating for them
Serve as a community role model for peaceful co-existence and nonviolence, and support the image of the organization during all protection and community engagement activities
High school or GED
Knowledge of and interest in peacebuilding and community safety/violence prevention
Experience with Salesforce or other database
Nonviolent Peaceforce is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to achieving 50/50 gender balance in its staff at all levels. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this position. However, all qualified applicants regardless of their gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, or age, will be considered for this opportunity.
We believe that systemic inequality disproportionately hurts the most marginalized people in society, including Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), people from working-class backgrounds, women, and LGBTQ people. Because NP believes that these communities must be centered in the work we do in reducing violence arising due to racism, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities.
Nonviolent Peaceforce acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard and promote the welfare of employees, contractors, volunteers, interns, beneficiaries and other stakeholders and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice in the Humanitarian and Development sector.
Nonviolent Peaceforce retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.