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Youth Initiative for Human Rights – Kosovo is a non-governmental organization established in 2004 which works in promoting and protecting human rights and democratic values, with a focus in the process of dealing with the past, human rights and the role of youth in Kosovo as well as in the region. YIHR KS is part of the Youth Initiative for Human Rights regional network with offices in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Montenegro.

We are looking for one Program Assistant to join our team in the Dealing with the Past Program.

Details about the position:
 Place: Prishtina
 Starting date: December 2019
 Duration: 12 months (with possibility for extension)
 Status: full time
Main duties and responsibilities:
 Assist in implementation of all activities within the projects implemented by YIHR KS
 Assist in project development and grants writing
 Conduct thorough desk research
 Asist in preparing final narrative reports
 Responsible for all logistics with regard to projects’ activities
 Responsible to update the monitoring and evaluation database for all projects
 Responsible for the volunteers’ group of YIHR KS which includes preparing a database,
keeping close contact with them, registering the working hours of volunteers in the
registration system of Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

Key qualifications:
 Bachelor’s degree in social sciences
 At least one year of working experience in project implementation in an NGO or other
 Knowledge of social and political context of Kosovo and Western Balkans region
 Knowledge of dealing with the past, human rights and youth issues in Kosovo and
Western Balkans region
 Excellent speaking and writing skills in Albanian and English, while Serbian language is
an asset
 Excellent computer skills
 Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 Ability to multi-task and plan according to agreed timelines
 Ability to work individually with little oversight and as part of the group
 Be self-motivated and passionate about contributing to the growth of the organization
 Ready to work in a diverse and dynamic working environment

How to apply:
Send the following documents to with the e-mail subject “Program Assistant –
Dealing with the Past Program”:
 CV
 Motivation letter
 Contact details of two people who can be contacted for a reference

Deadline: November 3, 2019, 23:59.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.