WOLA: Advocacy for Human Rights in the Americas



Assistant Director for Central America, Temporary

The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) is a leading research and advocacy organization advancing human rights in the Americas. We envision a future where public policies protect human rights and recognize human dignity, and where justice overcomes violence. The Citizen Security team is looking for a detail-oriented individual to work with the Director in the implementation of the Central American Monitor (CAM) project. WOLA’s Citizen Security program works to promote comprehensive reforms to address the root causes of violence and ensure effective and accountable judicial systems. CAM will be used to evaluate the progress that Central America is making in the fields of justice and security reform, combating corruption, protection of human rights, and transparency using a variety of indicators. The right candidate should have initiative, excellent problem-solving skills, project management experience, and the ability to communicate effectively in both English and Spanish. The position is a temporary position that finishes in December of 2019. Read more here.



WOLA values a diverse workplace, and encourages minority candidates to apply. WOLA is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate based upon race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, prior record of arrest or conviction, or caregiver status.