Current Hiring Practices and Trends in the Development Sector
- BY David Mackenzie
Light for the World is an international disability and development organization whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind.
Global Campaign for Education-US (GCE-US) promotes education as a basic human right and mobilizes to create political will in the United States and internationally to ensure universal quality education.
Light for the World and GCE-US are collaboratively looking for a Disability-Inclusive Education Advocacy Officer to work in Washington, DC to strengthen advocacy and policy research on disability inclusive education with particular focus on the follow-on campaign on early childhood development. We strongly encourage persons with disabilities to apply for this position.
To the LIGHT FOR THE WORLD Senior Advisor on Inclusive Education and GCE-US Executive Director
Provide monthly written updates and reporting for supporters and partners
About the position:
We are offering an outstanding opportunity to bring about change through international development organizations with strong expertise and a growing profile. We are committed to giving our colleagues space to explore new directions, test new ideas and to excel as individuals through and with their team. We are a professional team that strives towards continuous development. We believe in participatory leadership and expect you to contribute your expertise and ideas. We believe that learning from mistakes is an important way of developing and put emphasis on our culture of learning.
About Light for the World:
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is an international disability and development organization whose vision is an inclusive society where no one is left behind. We strive for accessible eye care services and support inclusive education, empowering persons with disabilities to participate equally in society.
Inclusive education is one of the key mandate areas of LIGHT FOR THE WORLD. Over the past two years LIGHT FOR THE WORD has led the disability-inclusive education finance work with the International Disability and Development Consortium. The campaign, which used the #CostingEquity report as a springboard, was hugely successful and will be deepened with a focus on increasing investment in disability-inclusive early childhood development.
About Global Campaign for Education-US:
The Global Campaign for Education – US (GCE-US)’s mission is to promote education as a basic human right and mobilize to create political will in the United States and internationally to ensure universal quality education. We are a broad-based coalition of over 80 members dedicated to ensuring universal, inclusive, quality education for all children and youth. GCE-US is part of a global network of Global Campaign for Education efforts and coalitions in over 100 countries, with an international secretariat in Johannesburg, South Africa.
LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
The working language of the position is English.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and list of references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include in your cover letter:
The position will remain open until filled. Those who apply by July 16, 2018 will receive priority consideration.