CRS: Assistant Project Officer / Bethlehem

Catholic Relief Services
Europe/Middle East/Central Asia (EMECA)
Jerusalem, West Bank & Gaza (JWBG)

Catholic Relief Services is an international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States and has been present in the Jerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza since 1961. The CRS JWBG country program currently supports development/relief programs and activities in the sectors of civil society, humanitarian assistance, youth development, education, and peace & justice. In Gaza, CRS’ primary focus is humanitarian assistance. For further information about CRS, please visit:

Job Description
Position Title: Assistant Project Officer
Location: Bethlehem Office
Reports To: Project Officer 

CRS JWBG is seeking an experienced Assistant Project Officer (APO) to assist in the work of “Together for Pediatric Palliative Care” (TPPC), under a US Government-funded conflict management and mitigation program in Bethlehem and Hebron governorates. The APO will coordinate the planning and implementation of TPPC activities, including planning and follow up with local partners on pediatric palliative care training in West Bank, Jordan and Israel. This project aims to address inequitable access to health services by bringing medical professionals from the West Bank, Israel, Jordan, and other countries in the region to work together on the shared goal of improving or establishing pediatric palliative care programs to support the dignity and wellbeing of terminally ill children and their families. 

Interested candidates with relevant education and work experience are encouraged to complete the application form and submit their CV and a cover letter that directly addresses the position requirements online at no later than June 2, 2016.