AGIAMONDO 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 peacebuilding 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, AGIAMONDO aims to contribute to civil conflict transformation using CPS peacebuilding measures.
In order to accompany and support the organisational development and project design of various diocesan commissions, their parish groups and interreligious dialogue groups in the Garoua church province, we are seeking a
Peace expert for interethnic dialogue (m/f/d), Garoua, Cameroon
Your new role
The church province of Garoua encompasses the three northern regions of Cameroon and the project comprises three dioceses: Maroua Mokolo, Ngaoundéré and Garoua itself.
The Commission Justitia et Pax (CDJP) contributes to a more peaceful coexistence of the different ethnic groups in the region and works on behalf of the diocesan church in the field of justice and peace. The aim of the project is to mediate between local residents and displaced persons or refugees and thereby contribute to non-violent conflict transformation to strengthen peaceful coexistence. In dialogue with various groups of refugees and displaced persons, the current situation will be intensively analysed in order to jointly develop solutions for the future.
You have the opportunity to get to know the northern regions of Cameroon and the diversity of their people, and to exemplify and promote the dialogue between them.
Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
What AGIAMONDO offers
We look forward to receiving your detailed application by 12 September 2021 at the latest.
Even in the current situation, we are happy to accept your application via the online application portal. We are conducting the selection procedure online. We also offer our preparatory measures partially as digital solutions.
Currently, some of our development workers are working from home. We will decide whether and when development workers can work on the ground on projects on a case-by-case basis, in a responsible manner and in consultation with our partners.