Deadline: 6 April 2012
Open to: people with 1 to 3 years job experience, with good knowledge of English and French
Salary: 3000 euros month (approx. 1950 euros net) plus social advantages
The European Disability Forum (EDF) is the European umbrella organisation composed of and led by persons with disabilities, representing the interests of 80 million disabled persons in Europe. The mission of EDF is to ensure persons with disabilities full access to fundamental and human rights through their active involvement in policy development and implementation in Europe. EDF works closely with the institutions of the European Union (EU), the Council of Europe and the United Nations.
EDF is seeking a Human Rights Officer with good knowledge and experience on human rights, non-discrimination, and equality including gender equality issues. The ideal candidate is:
- committed to a human rights/social model approach to disability
- understanding and knowledge of the United Nations Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities with a good understanding of working in the political and civil society environment
- He/she is able to work effectively in English and French and to assimilate and communicate information.
- The knowledge of EU policies, EU institutions and procedures will be an important asset.
The gross starting salary is 3000 euros month (approx. 1950 euros net) plus social advantages.