Asistente Administrativo, Guatemala (G-6)Closing date: 2014-12-21 Share
Guatemala: Guatemala ( USA) | Outgoing Accountant for Youth Empowerment Charity | Start: Feb-Mar | 2-4 WeeksClosing date: 2015-01-04Organization: Accounting for International Development Country: Guatemala, United States of America Closing date: 04 Jan 2015 Our partner was founded in 1994, with a vision to helping the indigenous population of Guatemala. Their work has spread throughout some extremely beautiful and rural area of central and northern Guatemala. The main office is in Cobán, with smaller offices around the region. Their primary focus is to create a regional movement among the local indigenous community, empowering children and young people through leadership, health and educational programmes. Their projects include working with girls to reduce teenage pregnancy, teaching young people about leadership and how best to develop their community and socioeconomics, and giving children a platform to express their thoughts and rights. They also works in conjunction with other organisations to deliver programmes, including a current project to develop sexual health awareness throughout northern Guatemala, and offer support to those living with HIV and AIDS. You will be the first AfID volunteer with the organization, and your role will be akin to undertaking a general assessment of their financial controls and processes, identifying any weaknesses, and recommending and implementing any changes which you deem necessary. The staff believe they have weaknesses in their accounting function, but are unsure where, or how to improve, so your help will be greatly appreciated. You will build the capacity and provide support in donor reporting. They work with some large, significant donors who require detailed reporting. They would ideally like the volunteer to join them around Feb - Mar for 2 - 4 Weeks. Accommodation is available either cost free homestay or in affordable guesthouses. Fluent Spanish is required for this role. Please contact us on +44 (0) 2087417000 or email volunteers@afid.org.uk For more exciting opportunities click... If you are considering an overseas volunteer assignment or a career in International Development and you would like to find out more about how accountants skills can make a difference, our 300+ charity partners in 37 countries, we would strongly recommend attending a workshop. For more info click How to apply:For more information and to apply please email: info@afid.o Share
Guatemala: LGBT Assessment Consultant-GuatemalaClosing date: 2015-01-16Organization: mala Closing date: 16 Jan 2015 LGBT Assessment Consultant-GuatemalaLocation: Guatemala, Guatemala CityDivision: Program ManagementStatus: Consultant Position Number: 14:195 Project Description: The Consortium for Elections and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) is a legal joint venture of three equal partners: the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), the International Republican Institute (IRI), and the National Democratic Institute (NDI). CEPPS was created in 1995 to address the unique challenge of providing democracy assistance under a global cooperative agreement to a variety of local democratic institutions without creating conflicts of interest or undermining the independence and identity of local beneficiaries. This nontraditional partnership structure enables coordinated programming, while allowing each CEPPS Partner to use its individual institutional identity, expertise and network to support different components of the political process in a way that reinforces the distinct but complementary roles of local political actors. CEPPS’ collaborative approach draws on the strengths and resources of all of its partners and allows for joint assessments, rapid start-up, as well as a division of labor to maximize results, rather than utilizing the limited capacities of a single organization. The Consortium for Elections, and Political Process Strengthening (CEPPS) is implementing the Elections: More Inclusion, Less Violence Project. Overall, the project aims to institutionalize processes to mitigate the risks for political violence and illicit financing of electoral campaigns. The project also seeks to increase the participation of cisgender and transgender individuals in the electoral process. To this end, CEPPS seeks a consultant to be part of a team to conduct a baseline assessment of organizations representing the LGBT population in Guatemala and barriers to their political participation, including cultural, socioeconomic and political factors, with particular emphasis on organizations representing transgender women. The consultant will also provide targeted advice to the Guatemalan electoral authorities on more inclusive strategies for members of the LGBT community in the electoral process. Job Responsibilities: In coordination with project staff in Guatemala and at headquarters, the consultant will: • Support the team to design and develop quantitative and qualitative methodology to conduct a baseline assessment of organizations representing the LGBT community in Guatemala, as well as actions being taken by the government, political parties and international donors; • Conduct a desk review of current laws on the participation of LGBT in public life in Guatemala; • Support the team to map out the LGBT organizations in Guatemala; • Conduct individual interviews, surveys and focus groups with members of the LGBT community, and other relevant stakeholders to identify political, cultural and economic barriers to their political participation, as well as their needs. • Analyze the data and prepare a detailed assessment report with findings and recommendations. • Support the team in developing and refining an assessment tools to evaluate the capacity of selected partner organizations. • Provide targeted technical assistance to the electoral commission to develop and implement more inclusive strategies to improve the participation of the LGBT community, particularly transgender population. Qualifications: • Master’s degree preferred with 5+ years of experience in social science, political science, international development or related field; • Demonstrated experience working with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities conducting similar assessments, advocacy or related activities; • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities; • Familiarity with USAID’s LGBT Vision for Action • Ability to mentor others; • Excellent writing and communications skills; • Fluency in Spanish a must To Apply: You must go tohttp:www.ifes.org/**to the Careers section and apply online. Applications are only accepted in this way. Make sure you upload all papers together (ie. cover letter and application, etc.).**Resumes are only reviewed and accepted if submitted through our careers page. How to apply:To Apply: You must go tohttp:www.ifes.org/to the Careers section and apply online. Applications are only accepted in this way. Make sure you upload all papers together (ie. cover letter and application, etc.).Resumes are only reviewed and accepted if submitted through our care Share
Guatemala: Director/a RegionalClosing date: 2015-01-18Organization: Swedish Organisation for Individual Relief Country: Guatemala Closing date: 18 Jan 2015 IM – Swedish Development Partner es una ONG sueca sin fines de lucro, que trabaja desde 1989 en Centroamérica. Cooperamos con contrapartes locales en salud sexual y reproductiva, educación básica e iniciativas económicas. Junto con nuestras contrapartes buscamos promover el desarrollo de una sociedad civil fuerte y democrática, con el fin de exponer y luchar contra la pobreza y la exclusión. Deseamos contratar DIRECTOR/A REGIONAL para dirigir y desarrollar nuestro trabajo en la región desde la oficina regional en Panajachel, Sololá, Guatemala. How to apply:Interesados enviar curriculum vitae (en Inglés) indicando su pretensión salarial, antes del 18 enero 2015, por correo electrónico a recruitment@manniskohja Share

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