Latin America – Sexual Misconduct Prevention Advisor

Latin America – Sexual Misconduct Prevention Advisor
Workplace: Latin America – Mandate duration: 6 months

This is a 6-month mandate for the Oxfam regional platform in Latin America & the Caribbean (mandate based in Bolivia, Salvador or Honduras).

The mandate is under the Equality in Action Volunteer Cooperation Program (VCP), which takes place in 14 countries and 3 regions over a seven-year period (2020-2027). The VCP aims to increase the involvement of local partners in developing countries in inclusive, innovative and sustainable development initiatives that will advance gender equality. Oxfam’s role is to support these organizations, working with the most vulnerable and marginalized people, to claim and exercise their rights. Oxfam places the rights of women, girls, and vulnerable and marginalized people at the heart of everything it does.

Here’s what your daily life will look like: 

In close collaboration with Oxfam’s regional platform team members, your mandate will be to:

  • Strengthen the capacities of partner organizations by supporting them in the development of their Prevention and Protection from Sexual Exploitation, Harassment and Abuse (PEAS) systems and policies;
  • Design a PEAS training program for key partner organizations in the region, and lead the trainings’ implementation;
  • Actively participate in the regional prevention and protection network and contribute to the implementation of the regional PEAS strategy;
  • Participate in communication campaigns on the PEAS thematic.

For this mandate you must: 

  • Be a Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status in Canada;
  • Have university degree in Social Sciences or any other relevant field;
  • Have at least 1 year of relevant experience in prevention and protection against sexual exploitation, harassment and abuse;
  • Have knowledge and experience on gender and gender-based violence issues;
  • Have completed psychological first-aid training (an asset);
  • Be fluent in Spanish, spoken and written (required);
  • Master the Office suite.

What we offer :

  • Monthly allowance for living expenses;
  • Monthly housing allowance;
  • Round trip flight with 2 checked luggage;
  • Advantageous emergency medical insurance;
  • Days of vacation and other holidays;
  • Access to various training courses (E-Learning, etc.);
  • A rewarding experience with a well-known and recognized organization.

How to Apply:

Oxfam has a zero-tolerance policy against any behavior that violates its code of conduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, as well as lack of integrity, corruption and fraud.

To do this, Oxfam will ensure recruiting people who demonstrate and embody the same values.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted.

We accept applications on an ongoing basis. It is possible that this posting ends before the posted date. Please do not wait until the deadline to apply.

If you are interested in the mandate, please send your application (CV and cover letter) in the working language of the country – Spanish – by clicking on the button below.

Click here to apply!


August 16, 2023


September 30, 2023




Latin America