The Association for Development Cooperation (AGEH) is the human resources service of German Catholics for Development Cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (CPS), we offer you the opportunity to perform a meaningful role in collaboration with local peace workers. The CPS is a programme for peace-building and the prevention of violence in crisis and conflict regions. It advocates a world in which conflicts are settled without violence and supports partner organisations in all phases of conflicts including conflict prevention, violence mitigation and post-conflict rehabilitation. Together with church and civil-social partners in Cameroon, the AGEH aims to contribute to civil conflict transformation using CPS peace-building measures.
To strengthen organizational processes, to expand adequate structures, and to support advocacy work on issues of social justice and non-violent conflict transformation, we are seeking for our partner organisation Integrated Youth Empowerment Centre (IYEC) to recruit, at the earliest opportunity, a
Social scientist with knowledge of organisational development (m/f/d), Douala, Cameroon
Your new role
For a long time, Cameroon was regarded as an anchor of stability in an otherwise unstable region. But for some years now, the situation has been increasingly marked by tensions. The population is suffering more and more from the often violent conflicts in the country. Hundreds of thousands have been forced to leave their homes. Civil society actors are increasingly seeing fundamental political, social and cultural rights as endangered.
In this environment, the young and extremely dynamic team of the Integrated Youth Empowerment Centre (IYEC) works for the rights of those living on the outskirts of society. The IYEC supports them in helping to shape socio-political, economical and cultural decisions and achieving better access to the country's resources.
As part of the IYEC team, you will help to strengthen the structures of civil society, thus contributing to more social justice and a more peaceful coexistence between the various population groups in Cameroon.
Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
What AGEH offers
We look forward to receiving your application by August 28, 2019.
Please use our online application form on our job portal.