Communications and Development Assistant
The Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti (IJDH) has successfully helped Haitians enforce their human rights since 2004. IJDH partners with the Haiti-based Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) to support grassroots struggles for justice in Haiti and in the powerful countries abroad where decisions about Haitians’ rights are often made. IJDH and BAI combine tradition l legal strategies with organizing, emerging technology and public advocacy to address the root causes of injustice and build stability and prosperity in Haiti.
We pride ourselves on utilizing excellent legal and communications work, but also creativity, humility, inspiration, humor and a supportive work culture to affect change. We bring about broad social change with modest resources by nurturing large advocacy networks. Current work includes securing United Nations accountability for cholera in Haiti, fighting for renewal of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians in the U.S., working for justice in cases of gender-based violence, keeping Haitian activists safe and training human rights advocates.
IJDH seeks a Communications and Development Assistant to join our innovative 8-person team, to manage donor systems and provide communications, development and operations support for the office in Boston. We seek a dynamic, detail-oriented individual with strong communication skills, a passion for justice and an appreciation for the power of the advocacy.
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