: Presentation of the organizations:
Justice, Development & Peace Caritas (JDPC) is the organization in charge of implementing
the social policy of the Archbishopric of Jos. It is highly involved in peacemaking and dialogue
operations in Jos and its surroundings.
Observatoire Pharos is a non-religious and apolitical French-based organization. Its
headquarters are in Paris. Its mission is to inform about cultural and religious pluralism and
support pluralism defenders throughout the world.
Both organizations are committed in Nigeria in the mark of the project “Incubator of Pluralism
Actors in the Sahel” for the benefit of social cohesion actors in the country. They hire 2 Junior
Observers for the whole project duration (February 2022-October 2024).
The project includes the redaction of a watch report by two Junior Observers on a weekly
basis. These reports will be sent by email to a subscriber list and on social networks. It will
gather religious, community-based and cultural news occurred in Nigeria, project briefs and
As a Nigerian Juniors Observers, you will have to redact cultural and religious pluralism watch
reports every two weeks. As described above it will be sent to subscribers and spread on
social networks. You will be supported by JDPC staff and a Referent Observer, specialist of
these topics in Nigeria.
You will have to:
- Select at least ten articles from different sources (religious, media, academic, civil
- Redact analytic reports in English from these sources
- Report the project activities
- Spread the watch report
- To be in accordance with JDPC and Observatoire Pharos’s values
- Law, International Relations, Mass Communication, Political or Religious Sciences, or
any other pertinent background
- Good knowledge of social cohesion, identity-based and pluralism topics in Nigeria
- Excellent English redacting skills
The Junior Observers’ mission will be done in remote work and at JPDC’s headquarters. Junior
Observers commit to advise JDPC in advance in case of unexpected interruption.
Juniors Observers have a personal direct access to Observatoire Pharos’s website in which
they publish their weekly reports.
Juniors Observers will be trained in Jos at the end of January 2022. They will join of group of
30 young observers worldwide who share advices and good practices, with the JDPC and
Observatoire Pharos’s help.
The monthly remuneration will be done through copyright contracts, with a rate of 50 EUR
by published report (all charges included).
How to apply?
All applications should be submitted on or before Monday 3 January 2022 by 10:00am
(Nigerian Time) to The Coordinator, JDPC Jos [email protected] and copy
[email protected] (the title of your email should be “Application Junior Observers
Nigeria”). Application should contain your motivation and a curriculum vitae (max. 1 page
each, in PDF)
Only preselected candidates will be called for a Skype or presence interview.
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