All interested candidates must send their application including the following:
- A CV outlining all the experience obtained and relevant for the project
- Cover letter
Our Work represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — respecting human rights values and our organization’s ethics.
A strength that helps us better understand and addresses our partners’ needs, and continually strives to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates.
The Lebanese Center for Human Rights (CLDH) is a local non-profit, non-partisan Lebanese human rights organization based in Beirut. CLDH was created in 2006 by the Franco-Lebanese Movement SOLIDA (Support for Lebanese Detained Arbitrarily), which has been active since 1996 in the struggle against arbitrary detention, enforced disappearance and the impunity of those perpetrating gross human rights violations.
CLDH monitors the human rights situation in Lebanon, fights enforced disappearance, impunity, arbitrary detention and racism and rehabilitates the victims of torture. CLDH regularly organizes press conferences, workshops and advocacy meetings on human rights issues in Lebanon and collects, records and documents human rights abuses in reports and press releases.
CLDH team on the ground supports initiatives aimed at determining the fate of all missing persons in Lebanon.
CLDH regularly follows up on numerous cases of arbitrary detention and torture in Lebanon in coordination with Lebanese and international organizations, and with the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention WGAD and the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
CLDH opened in 2007 a Rehabilitation Center for the victims of torture in Beirut, Centre Nassim, member of IRCT (International Rehabilitation Council for Torture victims), which provides multi-disciplinary professional support and case management for victims of torture and their families.
CLDH compiles a daily press review on human rights violations and on-going judiciary cases in Lebanon and updates several human rights blogs.
CLDH is a founding member of the Euro-Mediterranean Federation against Enforced Disappearance (FEMED), a member of the Euro-Mediterranean Network of Human Rights (REMDH) and a member of the SOS Torture Network of the World Organization against Torture (OMCT).
The Project Assistant will be reporting to the Program Manager, providing technical and admin support to CLDH projects.
3-Duties and Responsibilities:
- Support the Program Manager to facilitate the project finance requirements, annual planning, and monitoring outputs and outcomes of the project activities.
- Assess training needs, develop training curriculum in line with CLDH values and ethics, and facilitate training sessions.
- Assist the Program Manager and the office staff with admin work.
- Assist the Program Manager with preparing project journals and activity reports.
- Ensure implementation of CLDH’s operational policies, procedures and guidelines.
- Be a member of CLDH’s team; participating in staff meetings, planning sessions and on-going liaising as needed.
4-Values and Ethics:
The candidate should have a high level of integrity, accountability, and punctuality and show a high level of commitment. He/she should also demonstrate and be exemplary in portraying CLDH values and ethics as well as being a good team player.