Five Fixed-Term Positions Available to Assist REF with Implementing a DG Near Roma Education Project - EXTENDED DEADLINE MAY 6

Starting in 2018, REF will implement a project funded by EU DG NEAR titled Increased Education Opportunities for Roma Students and Roma Youth in Western Balkans and Turkey. The project aims to reduce the gap between Roma and non-Roma in participation and completion of quality education through gender-sensitive programming, to improve Roma students’ transition between education and employment and to promote durable systemic change and desegregation of education systems in the Western Balkans and Turkey.

The objectives will be achieved through supporting Roma children in: pre-school education and enrolling them into integrated primary schools; awarding scholarships to Roma students in secondary and tertiary education; supporting transition between education levels and employment; building capacities of relevant authorities and their understanding of the specific challenges faced by the Roma community; supporting regional networking and exchanging experiences with the aim to contribute to mainstreaming of Roma in the national policies and where relevant changes in policies and legislation.

The project will be implemented and managed by a REF team composed of the following personnel:

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to lead and participate in an international education project to be implemented in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Turkey that scales up REF’s previous work in the region and seeks to break new ground in the education and employment of Roma.

Please click on the links or go to REF's vacancies page for more details. Please note that the deadline for applicants has been extended to May 6, 2018. Applicants who have previously applied need not reapply.

This project is co-funded by


European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations