Volunteer Program Officer - Ethiopia

International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Location city: Addis Ababa

Location country: Ethiopia

Closing date: 22 Nov 2006

Founded in 1933, the International Rescue Committee is a leading non-sectarian non-profit organization providing emergency relief, protection, rehabilitation assistance, resettlement services and advocacy for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict.


- Degree in Development Studies, International Relations, Social Sciences or similar field is required. Masters Degree in same preferred.

- Excellent writing skills are essential.

- Experience of report- and proposal-writing and knowledge of relevant IRC donor policies preferred.

- Excellent working knowledge of computer software packages – MS Word, Excel and email applications essential.

- Clear communication, presentation style as well as good interpersonal skills are essential.

- Flexibility and willingness to spend extended periods working in field locations are essential.

Vacancies Contact

We request that all applications be completed on line at http://www.IRCjobs.org. Please indicate in your cover letter how you initially became aware of this vacancy.

IRC does not set closing dates/deadline dates for applications, recruitment is ongoing until the position is filled.

The IRC reviews all applications and you will be contacted directly if you are selected as a candidate.

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