MINELRES: Employment Opportunity: National Democratic Insitute's Slovakia Roma Program
Mon Jan 23 13:54:21 2006
Original sender: Roma Network <firstname.lastname@example.org>
PROGRAM COORDINATOR: NDI SLOVAKIA ROMA POLITICAL PARTICIPATION PROGRAM
NDI seeks a Program Coordinator to help in the planning, design, and
implementation of its Roma Political Participation Program. The
position is based in Bratislava with regular travel to the region.
The Program Coordinator will provide support to the Program Director
in daily program management activities.
The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is
a nonprofit and non-partisan organization working to strengthen and
expand democracy worldwide.
Since April 2004, NDI has worked to build a skilled group of Roma
activists in both Bulgaria and Slovakia who can add political
expertise to parties, government, and civil society and use elected
and appointed office to influence legislation and policies affecting
The overall goal of the Roma political participation program is to
enable Roma to win elected office and to pursue their issues through
political and legislative processes.
The specific program objectives are the following:
- To improve Roma candidate's ability to campaign effectively.
- To assist mainstream candidates running for office in Roma
population centers in addressing Roma constituent concerns.
- To ensure that elected officials, both Roma and mainstream, have
advanced skills to better engage Roma communities.
- To help build a regional network of trained Roma activists.
Work with Program Director in the design and implementation of
Roma Political Participation Program with political parties, civic
organizations, elected officials, local governments and legislatures
Organize logistical and some programmatic aspects of trainings and
conferences, both locally and abroad
Train program participants on selected topics
Draft reports, newsletter articles and other documents about NDI
Translate documents to/from Slovak/English.
Monitor on a daily basis political events throughout the country
Maintain relationships with program participants and partners in
parliament, civil society, and government
Experience working with minorities, preferably Roma
Bachelors degree in international relations/social science or
related subject; master's degree preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Fluency in Slovak language
Excellent writing skills in English
Willingness to travel and work extra hours
Proficiency in Microsoft Word applications (Word, Excel,
Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
Ability to work independently
To apply send a letter of motivation and CV in English to:
E-mail: email@example.com or Fax: +001-202-729-5569
For more information contact:
National Democratic Institute for International Affairs
Roma Political Participation Program
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