Peace Brigades International seek field volunteers

peace brigades international (pbi) is looking for field volunteers to be based in Nairobi, Kenya. Starting date is between beginning of January 2014 and March 2014.

 

PBI’s field volunteers provide protective accompaniment to human rights defenders on the ground. This is carried out through physical presence, dialogue with authorities, advocacy with the international community in country and information distribution.

 

More information on tasks and responsibilities

 

PBI provides pre-deployment training during which the final selection of volunteers will be made. The training will take place in mid November. It also provides travel to Kenya, health insurance, modest monthly stipend and work-related expenses. Modest repatriation at end of volunteer service.

 

Interested candidates are requested to send their CV, a brief personal statement as well as two reference letters to Anika Becher at kenyacoordinator@peacebrigades.org. Closing date for applications: 27th of September 2013. Phone interviews w/c beginning of October.