The World Council of Churches (WCC) is an ecumenical fellowship of churches founded in 1948. It brings together 350 member churches from all over the world, including Orthodox churches, Anglican, Baptist, Lutheran and Reformed denominations, to promote Christian unity in faith, witness and service for a just and peaceful world.
The headquarters of the WCC is at the Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, a unique space for its member churches, and from which is coordinated the programmes and activities conducted together with the member churches and ecumenical partners.
Fully part of the WCC, the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (WCC-EAPPI) was founded in 2002 in response to a call from the local Heads of Churches in Jerusalem and brings internationals to the West Bank for protective presence, accompaniment and international advocacy.
The WCC is looking for a:
who will work as part of the EAPPI programme team and who will be responsible, under the supervision of the International Programme Coordinator (IPC), to provide administrative support concerning the development, planning, implementing, monitoring, evaluating and reporting on WCC-EAPPI’s work.
Fluent in English and French, the Project Assistant will hold a recognised university degree and will be able to demonstrate relevant experience. The successful candidate will have responsibility for:
Qualifications and special requirements:
At least three to seven years’ of proven administration experience if possible in an international NGO setting.
University degree (Bachelor).
Fluent in English and excellent command of oral and written French. Knowledge of other languages is an asset.
Use Computers with in depth knowledge of MS pack office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint), FileMaker.
Deadline for applications:
February 28, 2020
Apply for this position by clicking on the following link:
About human resources at the WCC:
The WCC is an equal opportunity employer. The sole criteria for recruitment, training and career opportunities are qualification, skills, experience and performance to all its staff members.
More information on the EAPPI programme: