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  • Project Officer – ‘Human Rights in the Maghreb Region’

The WFD is seeking for a Project Officer to oversee its ‘Human Rights in the Maghreb Region’ project for a duration of a six month fixed term. The chosen candidate is expected to start immediately, or at the latest on 1 September 2017 until 28 February 2018. The deadline for application is Wednesday, 9 August 2017 at 17.00 (Finnish time).

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While interning at World Federation of the Deaf, in Helsinki, Finland, I learned some of the most valuable assets. With these assets in my skill set, I was able to secure a wonderful and enriching career at Communication Service for the Deaf. That experience with the WFD, I learned a wide array of skills—human rights, admin/secretarial work, and crowdfunding/fundraising. Human rights—I learned about the UN CRPD and how that document advocates for deaf persons all over the world. The admin/secretarial work prepared me in such that excelled in learning about data input and ensuring that information handled with the best of care. Crowdfunding/fundraising, I learned that this is very crucial in building a successful organization and letting people all over the world know that World Federation of the Deaf is here to support them. I got to apply the expertise learned in real time at the World Congress in Istanbul, Turkey. Learning and applying what I learned from WFD was so very beneficial to me and my future.Claire Labry
World Federation for the Deaf Intern
I highly enjoyed and I am also thankful for the opportunity. In addition to this it was a great learning experience for me with project management and communications.Noora Saukkonen
World Federation for the Deaf Intern