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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 […]

Center for Gender & Refugee Studies Seeks Development & Communications Director/Associate

CGRS is seeking a highly motivated individual passionate about refugee rights and ready to lead the charge in CGRS’s fundraising efforts. The position will also manage external communications, including website, social media, newsletters, press releases and media advisories, and media relations. Depending on experience, this individual will join the team in a director-level position or an associate-level position. REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE x A minimum of a bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent required; x Four to six years of experience in fundraising/development/communications for a non-profit organization for the associate-level position; at least seven years of experience in these areas for the director-level position, including at least two years management experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES x A strong commitment to CGRS’s mission; x Demonstrated ability to write in a clear, structured, articulate and persuasive manner; x Previous grant-writing experience preferable; x Excellent oral communication […]

Seed Global Health Hiring for Two Positions

Director of Communications The Director of Communications (DC) will be a mission-focused, seasoned, and creative communicator. S/he will have experience building the brand and telling the story for a dynamic, expanding and inspiring enterprise. The DC will report to the Director of Operations but will be expected to take direction from the Chief Executive Officer and provide substantial support to the Seed development team. This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to take on a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, well respected organization. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Strategic and Continuous Communication Leadership and Execution: • Work across the staff, and in particular with the CEO and development team, to formulate and implement a high-impact communication strategy • Establish goals and objectives related to Seed communication investments and monitor and report progress against those metrics • Manage communications […]

RFK Human Rights Seeks Latin America and Caribbean Program Officer

Program Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights – Washington, DC (Washington, DC) Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights is accepting applications for an immediate opening for a Program Officer for Latin America and the Caribbean within its advocacy and litigation program. The Program Officer will work with the Partners for Human Rights Programs Director and Managing Attorney to develop and implement advocacy and capacity-building programs on human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as support strategic litigation on human rights cases in the region. Primary thematic areas of work will include protecting civil and political participation, combating discrimination in access to citizenship, as well as ending gender-based violence and violence based on sexual orientation and gender identity. … We are receiving applications on a rolling basis and the […]

Bertha Justice Initiative Seeks Program Director (London)

Bertha UK Ltd is seeking a full-time Program Director for the Bertha Justice Initiative program. The successful candidate will be based in the Bertha offices in London. Bertha UK Ltd advises the Bertha Foundation in Geneva. The Bertha Foundation supports forms of activism that aim to bring about change and champions those using media and law as tools to achieve their vision ( We envision a society where activists build collective power, stories come from many different voices, and law is a tool for justice. The Bertha Justice Initiative, our law portfolio, is focused on promoting movement lawyering and human rights ( The program funds two-year fellowships for emerging lawyers – currently more than 100 lawyers in 17 countries – to work with and learn from the most exciting and progressive law firms, which are part of the Bertha Justice […]

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