Security Officer

The World Council of Churches (WCC) is an ecumenical fellowship of churches founded in 1948, which brings together 350 Christian denominations from all over the world. It promotes Christian unity in faith, witness and service for a just and peaceful world.

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-EAPPI is looking for its Security Officer at 100%, based in Jerusalem, who will be responsible for the security of the teams of accompaniers on the ground in seven placements, for analyzing and monitoring the political and security situation on the ground in Israel and Palestine (East Jerusalem and the West Bank), for evaluating socio-political developments and their implications for EAPPI, for advising the Local Programme Coordinator (LPC) on changing trends and shifts in priorities, for training and guiding Ecumenical Accompaniers (EAs) as they carry out the placement priorities and for disseminating output from EAs to designated partners locally.

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Apply for this position by clicking on this link. Closing date for applications is 24th March 2019.