Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti

JVS Boston Hiring Career Coach

JVS -Boston is hiring two Career Coaches, one of which highly prefers bilingual proficiency in Haitian Creole and English. This Career Coach will work heavily with Haitian clients who have humanitarian parole or Haitian Family Reunification Parole recipients to improve English, follow up with their work authorization applications, and ultimately get jobs once they have work authorization docs. There might also be around 6 hours per week of teaching vocational English class. Interested internal candidates should send a cover letter and resume to resumes@jvs-boston.org. See full job description here.   JVS is a non-profit, non-sectarian agency. Our mission is to empower individuals from diverse communities to find employment and build careers, and to partner with employers to hire, develop and retain productive workforces. JVS provides a broad range of services including adult education, skills training, job readiness training, job placement and support, and […]

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies Now Hiring

CGRS is looking for a highly motivated development professional who wants to channel their activism and energy toward supporting refugee rights. Please send the job posting to anyone you know who is passionate about the art of creative fundraising. This newly restructured position will lead their team in efforts to expand and diversify their funding base during these critical times. RESPONSIBILITIES Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following:  Develop and execute CGRS’s annual and long-term fundraising plan to meet organizational and programmatic goals;  Explore and pursue new funding opportunities from a broad range of sources that include institutional prospects as well as individual donors;  Coordinate strategic participation of key staff and board members in all development activities;  Steward existing donors, develop and implement a major gifts campaign; Coordinate with communications staff to […]

IJDH Is Now Hiring!

We are now hiring a Communications Coordinator and a Legal Fellow. The Communications Coordinator will manage our advocacy on the internet, in the press and with our supporters. This will be a key member of IJDH’s innovative 8-person team, based in our Boston office. We seek a dynamic individual with strong communication skills, a passion for justice and an appreciation for the power of advocacy. Experience with Haiti and spoken Haitian Creole are crucial. Please apply asap. The application is open until the position is filled. Communications Coordinator Description The Legal Fellow will start September 1, 2017 and work two years. We seek an emerging lawyer passionate about supporting justice struggles in the Global South. The Fellowship at IJDH will focus on developing skills necessary for lawyers from the Global North to support social change movements and progressive lawyers in the Global South and build effective […]

Center for Economic & Policy Research Seeks a Research Assistant

CENTER FOR ECONOMIC AND POLICY RESEARCH The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) was established in 1999 to promote democratic debate on the most important economic and social issues that affect people’s lives. CEPR conducts both professional research and public education so that the public is better prepared to choose among the various policy options. The professional research is oriented towards filling important gaps in the understanding of particular economic and social problems, or the impact of specific policies, both domestically and globally. The public education portion of CEPR’s mission is to present the findings of professional research, both by CEPR and others, in a manner that allows broad segments of the public to know exactly what is at stake in major policy debates. As part of its public education initiative, CEPR utilizes research findings and analysis to challenge […]

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies Seeks a Staff Attorney

CENTER FOR GENDER AND REFUGEE STUDIES The Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (CGRS), based at the University of California Hastings College of the Law, one of the nation’s leading refugee advocacy organizations, works to advance the human rights of women, children, LGBT and other refugees who flee persecution, both in the United States and internationally. We provide nationally recognized expert consultation, including trainings, resource development and legal advice, in thousands of asylum cases each year, many of which result in grants of protection. CGRS also shapes asylum law through involvement in key cases with potential to set precedent, and ensures government accountability through groundbreaking and original research that analyzes adjudication trends. We improve conditions on the ground to prevent refugee flight by presenting the results of international human rights fact-finding, analyzing implementation of existing laws, and collaborating with grassroots […]

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees seeks temporary Protection Associate

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Washington, D.C. Temporary Appointment (TA) External Vacancy Announcement   The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is seeking a temporary Protection Associate for its Regional Office in Washington, D.C.   TITLE: Protection Associate (Caribbean Protection Unit) CATEGORY / GRADE: General Service 6 (G6) TYPE OF APPOINTMENT: 3-4 month Temporary Appointment (TA) (beginning December 1, 2016 or January 2, 2017 through March 17, 2017)   The Protection Associate (TA) will be a member of the Caribbean Protection Unit (CPU) in UNHCR’s Washington regional office, under the supervision of the Senior Regional Protection Officer. The CPU monitors the protection of persons of concern to UNHCR in 27 countries and territories in the Caribbean. The vast majority of these countries and territories do not have functioning asylum systems. As a result, UNHCR conducts refugee status […]

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Institute for Justice & Democracy In Haiti
15 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116

Telephone: (617) 652-0876
General Inquiries: info@ijdh.org
Media Inquiries: media@ijdh.org

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