Organisation: Oak Philanthropy Ltd
Position: Temporary Programme Associate, Joint Brazil Programme (1 year contract, non-renewable)
Location: Geneva, Switzerland
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Closing date: 07/09/2017 (day/month/year)
Oak Philanthropy Ltd
Oak Foundation (www.oakfnd.org) is a group of philanthropic organizations, with its administrative office in Geneva, Switzerland, as well as offices in the UK, US, Bulgaria, Belize, Tanzania, Denmark and Zimbabwe. It commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. Since its establishment in 1983, the organization has given over 3,000 grants to not-for-profit organizations around the world.
The Joint Brazil Programme
In the past years, Oak Foundation started taking a closer look at Brazil. Recognizing the diversity of social movements, civil society, social, economic and environmental relevance of the country in the region, the Foundation decided to create a cross-programmatic initiative to work in Brazil. Recife and its Metropolitan Area were elected as the starting point of our work, relating to broader countrywide issues. Five different programmes worked together to better understand the local context and developed an innovative strategy that aligns each programme’s priotities with the issues on the ground. The Joint-Brazil Programme is composed of the following programmes: (i) Child Abuse, (ii) Environment, (iii) Issues Affecting Women, (iv) Housing and Homelessness and (v) Human Rights.
Aiming to strengthen inclusive, efficient, democratic and sustainable process the Joint Brazil Programme focuses in Recife and its Metropolitan Region, and operates in the best interests of all citizens irrespective of gender, race, age or socio-economic position. Through the grant-making, Oak Foundation aims to support the improvement of citizen security in both the public and private sphere; protection of quality urban space especially for disadvantaged communities; improvement of mobility for all; and promotion of citizen participation.
The Programme Associate works under the supervision of the Chair of the Joint Brazil Programme. In that capacity s/he will be:
This is a one year contract, non-renewable.
Interested candidates should send their Curriculum Vitae and a compelling covering letter by email only to firstname.lastname@example.org, no later than 7 September 2017. Please note that we will only be contacting shortlisted candidates.
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Closing date: 2017-09-07
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