Human Rights Trainer for Roma, Budapest

Deadline: 31 March 2014
Open to: candidates with university degree in either human rights, law, humanities or pedagogy and experience in the field
Remuneration: shall be commensurate with experience


The European Roma Rights Centre invites applications for the post of Human Rights Trainer (maternity cover for 12 months). The Human Rights Trainer (HRT) coordinates, develops and implements ERRC human rights training programmes to enhance the capacity of Romani activists and other relevant actors for the promotion of human rights respect of Roma. S/he coordinates the ERRC internship programme and coordinates and contributes to the development and implementation of all other ERRC training activities and materials as required. Expected starting date is May 2014.

Overall programmatic responsibilities:
  • Ensuring strategic oversight of the ERRC’s human rights education programme;
  • Maintaining documentation of all ERRC training programmes and interns;
  • Developing a network of partners for ERRC human rights education activities;
  • Contributing to ERRC outreach and networking with past interns/trainees;
  • Contribute to development and implementation of ERRC training programmes;


  • University degree in either human rights, law, humanities or pedagogy;
  • Teaching or human rights training experience (at least 5 years experience);
  • Demonstrated experience in human rights advocacy;
  • Sound knowledge of international and European human rights law and advocacy;
  • Familiarity with the European political context and the position of Roma;
  • Proved capacity for project management;
  • Fluency in oral and written English;
  • Proven ability to work in a culturally diverse team;
  • Clear presentation skills, strong interpersonal and leadership qualities;
  • Strong commitment to the promotion of Roma rights; and
  • Willingness to travel as required.
Further advantages:
  • Fluency in other European languages, an asset;
  • Past involvement in training programmes targeting Roma; and
  • Developed network of training partners.

The ERRC is committed to equal opportunity for all. Romani candidates are particularly encouraged to apply for this position.


Based at the ERRC office in Budapest, the remuneration level for this full time position shall be commensurate with experience. In accordance with the annual budget approved by the board of directors, ERRC employees are provided fringe benefits and access to a professional development fund.


Qualified candidates should send the following application materials:
  • An letter of interest (up to 500 words) indicating why they are ideally qualified for the position;
  • A full CV;
  • The names and contact details of two referees who may be contacted after interviews; and
  • An unedited sample of relevant English-language curriculum or training modules developed by the applicant.

Submit to: Dora Eke – ERRC – Human Rights Trainer Position Search
[email protected]
Fax: +36.1.413.2201

Application deadline: 23:00 CET, 31 March 2014. Applications received after this date will not be considered. Short-listed applicants will be notified within one week of the deadline; applicants who are not shortlisted will not be contacted.

For more information visit the official website HERE.

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