Position:           Community Mobilizer

Location:          Yerevan, Armenia

Employment Duration: ASAP, 1-year contract with possibility of renewal (probation period: 1 month)

Closing Date:    31th July 2022

About the Organisation

Are you passionate about making a real difference to the lives of transgender people and achieving gender equality? Would you like to work in a growing NGO team? Are you ready to be part of a new and exciting challenge? If you have just answered yes, then we could have the perfect opportunity, to allow you to take the next step in your career! We are looking for a responsible Community Mobiliser to join our team in Yerevan.

Right Side is a community based, democratic, human rights defender NGO, founded in January 2016 by trans activists in Armenia. It is the first and only NGO, run by and for trans people in Armenia and in the South Caucasus region.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To welcome LGBTIQ+ community members and guests in the office;
  • Keep constant contact with the NGO beneficiaries;
  • Collect data and relevant information on the situation of the beneficiaries;
  • Collaborate in the dissemination of information to the community members;
  • Monitor and participate in internal and external meetings, when designated;
  • Collaborate in the mobilization of meetings, projects activities, and initiatives;
  • Collaborate in the organization of meetings and events (scheduling and confirmation of participation, preparation of material, identification of logistics needs, preparation and management of attendance lists, presentation files, etc.);
  • Record meetings, projects activities through minutes and reports;
  • Collaborate on the improvement and updating of shared files for each of the projects, initiatives, activities in the area, offered to the partners, when applicable;
  • Draft minutes of documents related to the projects and / or initiatives (letters, e-mail, terms of reference, presentations, among others), as requested;
  • Collaborate in collecting data, information and / or bibliography, whenever necessary;
  • Support in the cataloging and archiving of the physical documentation of the projects, in coordination with the Program Manager;
  • Carry out other activities when requested by the coordination.

Required qualifications:  

For this position, we are looking for a human rights activist who has been involved in NGO sector locally and/or regionally/internationally. We are looking for someone who applies a (self-)critical approach to their work, includes intersectional perspectives and accumulates a set of skills:

  • Professional with a degree in Psychology, Social Work, Linguistics or related areas and / or equivalence in professional experience;
  • At least 2 years of experience in Community Mobilization, Psychosocial Care;
  • Good knowledge of English and excellent knowledge of Armenian (spoken and written);
  • A good understanding of the human rights situation for LGBTIQ+ people In Armenia;
  • Initiative person, capable to organize and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to keep contact (written and oral communication) with the beneficiaries;
  • Ability to work in teams, openness to respond positively to different points of view and criticisms regarding their individual performance, as well as make necessary adjustments;
  • Knowledge of concepts and main debates related to the issues of LGBTIQ rights, sexual orientation, sexuality and gender identity;
  • Experience in the context of emergencies is desirable;
  • Demonstrate resilience when dealing with complex and urgent tasks;
  • Be accountable for handling confidential information in support of the NGO work.


Salary will be defined according to Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO salary grid depending on candidate’s experience. Possibility of salary increase based on performance.

Application Process

Kindly submit your CV and Motivation Letter by 31th July 2022 to rightsidengo@gmail.com

We shortlist applicants for interview by matching the details given on the completed application form against both the role description and the person specification. We’ll be looking for clear evidence to show that your experience, skills and knowledge match those set out in the person specification and role description.  We are interested in all relevant experience, wherever you have gained it, as well as beyond paid employment, that may contribute to your ability to meet the requirements of the job.  All parts of the role description and person specification should be addressed, as information not given or not made explicit on the application form cannot be taken into account in the shortlisting process. 

Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO is an equal opportunities employer striving to avoid discrimination and increase representation and expertise from underrepresented groups on the team. Therefore, Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO encourages trans and/or queer; people with disabilities; people with a migration and minority background; sex workers; people living with HIV, to apply and mention their backgrounds and experiences in their application.

Due to the high quality and number of applications we receive, we only contact shortlisted candidates. If you would like confirmation that you have not been successful, please contact us.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend interview, please contact rightsidengo@gmail.com we will talk to you about how to help.

Thank you and all the best.

July 20, 2022 Armenia, Yerevan

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