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The Center for Victims of Torture (based in Minnesota and DC) seeks new Policy Counsel for the Transitional Justice Initiative

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The Center for Victims of Torture (based in Minnesota and DC) seeks new Policy Counsel for the Transitional Justice Initiative.

“The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring a Policy Counsel who will lead CVT’s Transitional Justice Initiative, a growing organizational effort that seeks to incorporate trauma-informed principles and victim/survivor-centered approaches into transitional justice mechanisms.  This position will also be responsible for further developing efforts in CVT’s international programs to collect data on human rights violations reported by CVT clients.”

Check out the full description:

http://cvt.simplicant.com/jobs/19981-policy-counsel-transitional-justice-initiative/detail

Summary: The Center for Victims of Torture is hiring a Policy Counsel who will lead CVT’s Transitional Justice Initiative, a growing organizational effort that seeks to incorporate trauma-informed principles and victim/survivor-centered approaches into transitional justice mechanisms.  This position will also be responsible for further developing efforts in CVT’s international programs to collect data on human rights violations reported by CVT clients. This position is located in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect research, analyze findings, and prepare written documents, including reports, blogs, articles for publication, and policy documents, for use in public education and policy advocacy. Remain current on transitional justice initiatives and developments in target countries.
  • Engage in public education and policy advocacy activities. Share information with Congressional offices, U.S. federal agencies, UN agencies, non-governmental and governmental partners, and the media.
  • Engage CVT colleagues internally in discussions regarding research, analysis, findings and recommendations, as well as in the establishment of strategic partnerships, primarily related to transitional justice and accountability efforts.
  • Prepare reports for grant administration purposes. Participate in fundraising to sustain project activities.
  • Other Responsibilities:  Participate in other department and organization- wide activities, meetings and trainings. Complete administrative responsibilities. Perform other duties as assigned.

– See more at: http://cvt.simplicant.com/jobs/19981-policy-counsel-transitional-justice-initiative/detail#sthash.e8h2f1Dk.dpuf

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