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Peace Brigades International
Indonesia Project
Job Opening
Peace Brigades International (PBI) is a unique grassroots, non-partisan human rights organization that places and
maintains teams of volunteers in areas of conflict around the world. In accordance with its dual Protective
Accompaniment (PA) and Participatory Peace Education (PPE) mandate in Indonesia, PBI seeks to:
 Help maintain a peaceful space for civil society to operate and grow;
 Model nonviolence and to promote nonviolent resolution of conflicts;
 Foster social and political dialogue and reconciliation;
 Empower civil society in all of the above activities, so as to reduce and eventually end the need for PBI.
Responding to emerging requests for further developing and integrating Participatory Peace Education initiatives in
our Indonesia Project (IP), PBI is looking for individuals with relevant experience in peace-building activities preferably
at a community level. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in providing both strategic and practical support for
the IP. If you are committed to PBI’s working principles, you are adaptable and have the strong interpersonal skills
necessary to work within a multicultural team and dynamic environment, we are inviting you to apply for the following
position based in Yogyakarta with travels to Papua and Aceh:
Peace Education Coordinator
(immediate recruitment for a 12 month full-time / not continuing staff position - IDR 97.5 Million/annum salary + Health
Insurance)
Together with the Peace Education Sub-Committee, the PPE Coordinator will provide guidance and support to field teams
working in both Papua and Aceh, as well as the Indonesia Project as a whole, ensuring that community based peace
building activities are closely aligned with PBI working principles and have durable, positive and verifiable outcomes.
The key functions of this role include:
 Supporting the newly formed field teams in their work developing community based peace-building activities
(incl. enabling, motivating, maintaining focus and cohesion, dealing with crisis and tensions, monitoring and
evaluating)
 Participating in the compilation and/or development of guidelines and tools for the design, implementation
and evaluation of Peace Education activities,
 Coordinating and acting as a resource person for all Peace Building related activities, inquiries or follow up
(incl. proposal development and revision; public relations and promotion; logistics, delivery and post
application of trainings; feedback dialogue with PBI constituencies; narrative and financial reports),
 Exploring and facilitating the implementation of training or learning opportunities for both PBI’s field
volunteers and partners in order to strengthen their knowledge and practices related to nonviolent conflict
transformation methods applicable to the local situation.
The essential requirements for this position are:
 Substantial experience in peace building or conflict analysis and transformation
 Experience that demonstrates an alignment with and thorough understanding of PBI’s mandates of
nonviolence, nonpartisanship and consensus decision making
 Experience in capacity building project development and management (incl. needs assessment, strategic
planning, networking, volunteer recruitment, monitoring and evaluation, finance and budget management)
 Willingness to live and work in a conflict affected, team based and grass-root setting
 Ability to work cross-culturally, autonomously, at both community and institutional levels and build successful
relationships with stakeholders
 Fluency in English and Indonesian (both written and oral)
 Competent IT skills
 Demonstrated capacity to work collaboratively with others
 Skills in leadership and influencing
 An understanding of the issues affecting the relationships between paid and volunteer members of work teams
To apply, please forward your CV together with a covering letter by 3rd December to:
PBI’s Peace Education Recruitment Panel
Email: [email protected]
Type <the position you are applying for> in the subject line
Peace Brigades International
Indonesia Project
Job Opening
Once selected, successful attendance at PBI’s Pre-Posting Training plus the development of fluency in
Indonesian and English languages (depending on existing language proficiency) is required prior to the
employment contract commencing. To learn more about PBI, visit our web site: www.peacebrigades.org
Peace Brigades International
Indonesia Project
Volunteers Wanted
Peace Brigades International (PBI) is a unique grassroots, non-partisan human rights organization that places and
maintains teams of volunteers in areas of conflict around the world. In accordance with its dual Protective
Accompaniment (PA) and Participatory Peace Education (PPE) mandate in Indonesia, PBI seeks to:
 Help maintain a peaceful space for civil society to operate and grow;
 Model nonviolence and to promote nonviolent resolution of conflicts;
 Foster social and political dialogue and reconciliation;
 Empower civil society in all of the above activities, so as to reduce and eventually end the need for PBI.
Responding to emerging requests for further developing and integrating Participatory Peace Education initiatives in
our Indonesia Project (IP), PBI is looking for individuals with relevant experience in peace-building activities preferably
at a community level. This is a great opportunity to play a key role in providing both strategic and practical support for
the IP. If you are committed to PBI’s working principles, you are adaptable and have the strong interpersonal skills
necessary to work within a multicultural team and dynamic environment, we are inviting you to apply for the following
positions based either in Papua or in Aceh:
Peace Education Volunteers
(on-going recruitment for a 18 month posting for candidates over the age of 25 years old – IDR 1,150,000/month
stipend + food, lodging and repatriation benefits on completion)
Joining our field teams, the Peace Education Volunteers will work in collaboration with the Peace Education
Coordinator and other IP Sub-Committees to explore opportunities for and initiate or support community based Peace
Building activities. The Peace Education volunteer will recognize the strengths and knowledge in local communities
and work with local organizations and partners who will be closely involved in the planning and implementation of any
peace-building activity.
The key functions of this role include:
 Identifying and developing resources and networks (e.g. maintaining and expanding contacts and
relationships with relevant target groups, increasing the number of references and users of field based
libraries, participating in forums and joint activities)
 Preparing the ground and reviewing requests for the implementation of viable community based peace
building initiatives (incl. conducting needs assessment, increasing stakeholders’ understanding of local
conflicts, helping with imminent and long-term planning, providing logistical and technical support and,
ensuring proper monitoring, evaluation and follow up of peace education activities)
 Supporting internal and external capacity building activities related to PPE and suitable for target groups (i.e.
developing training materials, fostering use of alternative methodologies, creating active learning opportunities
including the participation in workshops, street theatre, writing guidelines and publications, etc)
The essential requirements for this position are:
 Experience in facilitating training and/or implementing community development projects (e.g. needs
assessment, problem solving, objective setting, action planning, scheduling, budgeting, adult learning and
participatory training methods)
 Background in the promotion of peace, social justice or the defense of human rights
 Understanding of PBI’s mandate (incl. non-violence, non-partisanship and consensus decision making)
 Willingness to live and work in a conflict affected, team based and grass-root setting
 Ability to work cross-culturally and build successful relationships with multiple stakeholders
 Self awareness and aptitude to identify and manage stress risks
 Fluency in Indonesian and English (both written and oral)
 Competent IT skills
To apply (rolling recruitment – no closing dates), please forward your CV together with a covering letter to:
PBI’s Peace Education Recruitment Panel
Email: [email protected]
Type <the position you are applying for> in the subject line
Once selected, successful attendance at PBI’s Pre-Posting Training plus the development of fluency in
Indonesian and English Languages (depending on existing language proficiency) is required prior to the
employment contract commencing. To learn more about PBI, visit our web site: www.peacebrigades.org
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