CIVICUS: Multilingual Community Building Officer


CIVICUS exists to defend people power. As a growing global alliance of over 7000 members in 175 countries, we work together to monitor violations of basic civic freedoms, call out the perpetrators of violations and strengthen the power of people to organise by supporting a more accountable, effective and innovative civil society. We strive to promote excluded voices, especially from the Global South.

CIVICUS seeks to appoint a Multilingual Community Building Officer, to be based in Johannesburg

This role will be an introduction to international civil society and diversity and inclusion (D&I). This role will be expected to support the Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator with building a diverse and inclusive community in all regions and in different languages. This role will work directly with different types of civil society organizations and support their needs on increasing their work on D&I. This role will be 50% administrative to keep the D&I programmes running smoothly. This role will also take on an array of tasks to get a rounded experience of working with an international civil society organization.


  • Should have a degree or relevant activist experience in matters related to diversity and inclusion
  • Must be fluent in English, French and Spanish in reading, writing and speaking
  • Relationship management
  • Administrative skills

To apply, submit your application to [email protected]

Your application should comprise of:

  • A full CV (two pages)
  • A covering note of not more than one page outlining your motivation for applying for the role

Please click here for a full Job Description

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted the week of the 28th August to schedule interviews.

Due to high volumes of applications received, should you not have received feedback on your application within three weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

CIVICUS reserves the right to withdraw any of our vacancies at any time.

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