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Human Rights - Senior Programme Officer

The Quaker Council for European Affairs promotes peace, justice and equality to European governments and institutions. We are part of an almost 400 year tradition of work by Quaker organisations that has included anti-slavery advocacy in the 18th and 19th centuries, refugee protection and prison reform. QCEA is deeply rooted in the values and experience of its supporters in Europe and beyond.

As part of a plan to increase our impact in Brussels, a new role of Senior Programme Officer – Human Rights has been created. Reporting to the Director, the Senior Programme Officer will be a member of the small team based at Quaker House in Brussels.

We welcome applications from people who are looking for ways to bring their experience and commitment to the pursuit of justice, equality and living, breathing human rights to an exciting new role based in Brussels. We're also keen to hear from applicants with experiences and networks outside the traditional Brussels "bubble." If you have the rights skills and motivation, don't hesitate - we want to hear from you!

Click here to download the Role Profile and information for applicants.


Work placements

We offer a work experience programme for a small number of candidates each year. This is usually for people looking to start a career in international politics. Our work experience placements are normally for two weeks, and offer free accommodation. To apply please email a CV and covering letter to Please explain your specific policy interests and if you have recently graduated please include a list of university modules.


Volunteer roles

If you think you can offer your skills to the work of QCEA on a voluntary basis, please contact The most common forms of volunteering at QCEA are translation and volunteering as a speaker in your local area.


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