Social pedagogue for the promotion of youth groups (f/m/x), Ipiales, Colombia
Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
Accompany and support existing youth groups and young adults. Through the conscious introduction of peace pedagogical methods, you will help them to recognize their potential and perspectives, promote an ecological awareness as well as their self-determination.
Assist youth and young adults in developing conflict and contextual analysis and planning transformative actions to promote peace and their own life aspirations.
Providing knowledge and methods for socio-political analysis and contextualization in the region to the competent bodies in social pastoral care.
Support civil society (e.g. local peace committees) in the communities to strengthen their political participation and local peace work.
Financial responsibility (proper spending and management) on the ground together with the Diocese of Ipiales according to donor guidelines and AGIAMONDO requirements.
You have a university degree e.g. in psychology, social work, social pedagogy, social and / or political sciences, sociology or a comparable subject and relevant experience abroad, ideally in Latin America.
You have several years of professional experience in promoting and accompanying youth groups and young people in situations of transition, especially on topics such as political self-determination and organization, self-care and development of life plans.
You bring knowledge in peace pedagogical methods, especially for the promotion of political participation.
Experience in cultural education, networking, political incidence work, environmental awareness or ecology is highly welcome.
You have a very good knowledge of Spanish and are willing to travel regularly to rural regions of Colombia; knowledge of English and German is a plus.
You are a citizen of the European Union or Switzerland, can move appropriately in a church environment and identify with the goals and concerns of church development and peace work.