Partners for Democratic Change Serbia

Mediation Internship

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MEDIATION INTERNSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Intern, mediation and alternative dispute resolution programs, full-time;

Duration: 3 months

Overview: Partners for Democratic Change Serbia (Partners Serbia) is a civil society organization active in the fields of conflict prevention and alternative dispute resolution (ADR), mediation, rule of law, support to democracy and human rights, and civil society development in Serbia and the region.  For more information on Partners Serbia please visit our website at www.partners-serbia.org, or our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Internship opportunity: Due to increasing portfolio of work, Partners Serbia is looking for a motivated and open minded individual to join our small and dynamic team in mediation and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) projects and activities. The intern will work directly with the Director and program staff to provide administrative and technical support with mediation and ADR services, events and activities, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation; conduct research and participate in report drafting; attend meetings/presentations and provide information to senior staff; help prepare proposals for future projects; assist in delivery of trainings, event planning and preparation, including branding and marketing efforts. Occasional travel and participation in activities outside Belgrade is anticipated.

This is a full-time internship position for 3 months, with a possibility of a longer term engagement for the successful candidate. There is an opportunity for increasingly interesting and complex work following demonstrated proficiency. A small stipend is available. This is an excellent opportunity for a hard and diligent worker to gain experience and exposure to an international working in the field of ADR and mediation. International business level fluency in English is required. Previous experience in ADR and mediation is preferred.

Qualifications: Final year under-graduate, recent graduate or a post-graduate specialization student (law or other ADR related fields); written and oral fluency in English; computer proficiency including use of social networks; strong research, writing and editing skills; ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines, individually or as a part of a team; excellent interpersonal and communication, and client relationship skills; ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a quick paced environment; experience and/or interest in ADR and mediation is an advantage; strong desire to learn.

To Apply: Please send a CV and a brief cover letter in English with a subject line: Mediation Internship to office@partners-serbia.org. This is an open announcement, until the position is filled. No phone calls please. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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