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Organization: Free to Run

Location: Iraq

Type: Part Time

Close on: 21 Jan 2023

About Organization

Free to Run is a nonprofit organization that uses running, physical fitness, and outdoor adventure as a means of empowering and educating females in conflict areas. Their mission is to drive change in community gender norms by supporting adolescent girls and young women to advance their rights. Co-founder Brett Bogan’s vision is for a world where slavery ceases to exist, with freedom and basic human rights for all men, women, and children. Free to Run uses social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram to spread awareness about their cause.

Also, You can apply for NGO-Policy and Advocacy Adviser/Iraq/2023

About NGO-Duhok Program Officer

The Program Officer, who works closely with the Senior Program Officer and reports to them, executes and oversees Free to Run initiatives in Duhok. The role is only available part-time.

Duhok is where the Program Officer role is located. Depending on the needs of the program, occasionally coordination trips within KRI may be required.

Program Officers often work 20 hours a week in a part-time capacity. Because of the nature of the company’s operations, hours may vary outside of the typical core hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with the possibility of occasional nights or weekends, depending on the demands of the company.

Required Qualifications NGO-Duhok Program Officer


  • 2 years of professional experience in community development and program implementation in relevant fields (NGOs, business for social good, activism, community organizing)
  • Experience in leading a team, group, or project.
  • Good Knowledge and experience regarding gender mainstreaming
  • Experience with non-profit organizations and government ministries


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Public Health, International Development, or another relevant field of study preferred


Proficiency in written and spoken command of English and Arabic is required and Knowledge of Kurdish is preferred.


  • Ability to conduct integrity, take ownership of own work, and be goal oriented.
  • Ability to work independently and against multiple deadlines.
  • Organized, able to multi-task, and a creative problem solver
  • Ability to coordinate logistics and implement action plans
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Proficient in written communication skills and use of MS Office
  • Iraqi citizenship or permanent residency in Iraq


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