Thursday, May 23, 2013

The Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD) is a non-profit, human-rights organization that advocates for human rights and equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in Guyana. A vacancy exists at SASOD for the services of an Administrative Assistant. The Administrative Assistant will provide general support SASOD in the implementation of activities related to the achievements of SASOD goals and objectives.

The Administrative Assistant will provide the following services:
Clerical and general office services including filing documents and other materials;
Taking minutes at meetings;
Supporting procurement functions of the Finance Assistant and other contractors;
Assisting the Advocacy and Communications Officer in media monitoring and other duties;
Organising meetings and other events;
Providing logistical support to events, meetings, workshops and conferences.
Participating in the planning of activities and events;
Sharing information and promoting activities utilizing social media and other forms of ICT;
Delivering and uplifting correspondences and packages as needed;
Any other administrative duties assigned accordingly.
Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum of 5 subjects CXC including English and Mathematics.
Relevant tertiary education or training.
Experience in a similar post.
Additional Requirements
The contractor must have or cover his/her own means of transportation to provide the required services. The monthly contract fee is inclusive of transportation allowance.

Interested candidates should request full terms of reference by e-mailing

Applications accompanied by a statement of 150 words on LGBT rights, must be submitted by May 27, 2013 via email only to:
Programme Coordinator, Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD).

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