AGIAMONDO e.V. is the personnel service of German Catholics for development cooperation. In the Civil Peace Service (ZFD), we offer professionals the opportunity for meaningful service in cooperation with local development actors. The ZFD is a personnel program for violence prevention and peacebuilding in crisis and conflict regions. It works for a world in which conflicts are settled without violence. Together with church and civil society partner organizations in Kenya, AGIAMONDO aims to contribute to civil conflict transformation there through peacebuilding measures.
To support the interreligious peace work, we are looking for the Missionaries of Africa (Mafr) and the Institute for Interreligious Dialogue and Islamic Studies (IRDIS) for the next possible date a
Specialist for interreligious dialogue and trauma work (m/f/x), Nairobi, Kenya
Your new role
In Kenya, religious tensions and mutual loss of trust are increasingly becoming a reality. Along religious lines, Kenyan society is increasingly experiencing division. These developments can become the breeding ground for violence with a religious character.
Here, the Catholic Church has the mission to create a peaceful relationship with the followers of other religions.
IRDIS stands for the formation of religious leaders and clergy through academic programs at Tangaza University College that focus on the need for peace between religions. In addition, IRDIS implements outreach programs to advance practical work in IRD and peacebuilding.
In the continuation of the cooperation, the priority will be to strengthen the capacities of IRDIS internally as well as in outreach programs in the areas of trauma work and transitional justice. Likewise, previously developed content in the areas of gender and IRD will be consolidated.
Specifically, you will carry out the following tasks:
What AGIAMONDO offers
We look forward to receiving your meaningful application in *pdf format (Europass cover letter, resume, references) by 26/02/23 at the latest via our job portal.
Corona - Information for applicants
we are conducting the selection procedure online. Preparatory work is taking place in person in Cologne, in compliance with applicable hygiene and distance rules.
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