For its partner organisations worldwide, AGIAMONDO is looking for experienced and socially committed people who are interested in working in the field of development cooperation or in the Civil Peace Service (CPS).


Working as a development worker

Are you interested in working abroad and combining your skills with socially relevant work? What you need most of all is a firm commitment to and a passion for working together with others in a spirit of partnership. The following is also important:

  • Professional qualification (a university degree is usually required)
  • At least two years’ professional experience in which you were able to apply your specialist knowledge
  • Experience working abroad, especially outside Europe, is an advantage
  • In most cases, we can only recruit EU or Swiss citizens
  • Interest in other cultures
  • Very good written and spoken language skills relevant to the host country
  • Identification with the aims and values of church development cooperation 

Here is where your expertise is required

You should have a high level of expertise in one or more of these areas:

  • Organisational development or management in not-for-profit projects or organisations
  • Adult education
  • Rural or urban development
  • Peace and conflict work
  • PR work
  • Emergency and reconstruction aid
  • Medicine

The peace experts speak up for victims and draw attention to violations of human rights.

Archbishop Luis Augusto Castro, Colombia

Working for the Civil Peace Service

As a development worker in the Civil Peace Service, you will be working in conflict regions. Accordingly, your core skills and qualities should include empathy and resilience, a high degree of social responsibility and excellent communication skills. You should also have:

  • A university degree
  • Professional expertise in an area that is relevant for peace work
  • At least two years’ professional experience
  • Expertise in adult education
  • Experience in organisational development or in managing social organisations
  • Expertise in networking
  • Expertise in communication and PR work
  • Skills in planning, monitoring and evaluating projects (PME)