Internship - SIDA consortium: Promoting Human Rights, Civic Freedoms and Media Development in Sub-Saharan Africa (3 months)

  • Location
    Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Mar 18

Position description

CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 7000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

About the Role

An opportunity to join an exciting team to support civil society organisations and human rights defenders with grants and technical assistance to enable them engage in effective advocacy and increase their resilience to adapt and respond to restrictions on civic space. 


Key Requirements    

  • Undergraduate degree in International Relations, Law, Human Rights, History, Political Studies or related field
  • Experience working in highly pressured environment with ability to turn around contracts and agreements in a short space of time 
  • Excellent knowledge on human rights and civil society in Africa 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and engage effectively with partners 
  • Excellent writing skills to develop reports to funders or produce report from workshops and meetings 

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