The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000, in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. IJR is an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. The organisation's employ a diverse team of professionals based at our office in Cape Town.
IJR seeks to appoint three Interns for 2016, based in Cape Town.
These are paid internships.
The IJR Communication and Strategy Unit is a key component to assist the Institute with cross-cutting services such as fundraising, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, communication and public relations, as well as special events. The unit is looking for an intern to join the team in 2016.
The Institute's Justice and Reconciliation in Africa Programme currently supports and partners around transitional justice and reconciliation initiatives in the three regions: Southern Africa, Great Lakes and the Greater Horn of Africa. Through collaboration, exchange, and dialogue, the programme seeks to build partnerships that support critical research, capacity-building in post-conflict situations, and the development of policy initiatives.
The Building an Inclusive Society Programme (BIS) works mainly in South Africa with various communities in different provinces. The programme works with five projects: Community Healing, Ashley Kriel Youth Leadership project, School’s Oral History, Education for Reconciliation and Memory, Arts and Culture. The purpose of this paid internship will be to work across the five projects and assist with design and implementation as well as reporting of the projects.
Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Name: Carolin Gomulia
Phone: 021 202 4071
Opportunity closing date: Tuesday, 1 December, 2015
Monthly remuneration: R5500
Duration of contract: 11 month - 12th of January to 15th of December 2016 (2 months probation)
Working hours : 36hours/ 4.5 days (Cape Town)