The Global Community Engagement and Resilience Fund (GCERF) is a Swiss foundation that supports local, community-level initiatives worldwide that address the local drivers of violent extremism and strengthen resilience against violent extremist agendas. It was established in Geneva, Switzerland in 2014 as a public-private partnership governed by a multi-stakeholder Board which includes representatives of countries which provide funds, countries to which funding is allocated, civil society, the private sector, research institutions and foundations.
Each intern supports the grant making and management, research and communications of a specific regional team within the Operations Unit. The Operations Unit comprises three regional teams who are responsible for developing and managing the grant portfolio and a technical team that provides technical advice and support.
Currently three positions are available:
- Asia Team Intern
- East Africa & Balkans Team Intern
- West Africa Team Intern
Application Deadline: Open until all open positions are filled.
A stipend of CHF 1,500 per month is provided.
Education: An advanced university degree in International Affairs, Relations or Development, Business or Public Administration, Peace-building, Conflict Transformation, or a related field.
Experience: Previous experience or demonstrated interest in the prevention of radicalisation to violent extremism will be an asset. Experience in an international organisation, the nonprofit sector and/or working in GCERF beneficiary countries will be an asset.
Eligible Regions: Open for All
Application Deadline: Open until all open positions are filled.Apply nowOfficial link