Hiring a project assistant!

Job description: Assistant (Part time – 8 hours per week, 12 months)

Location: Kuwait


Project 189 protects, promotes and improves the rights of migrant workers in the Middle East.

Our vision is for all migrant workers to be equal and free from all forms of exploitation, discrimination and abuse.


Our mission is to strengthen labor and human rights law in the Middle East through advocacy, awareness, empowerment, innovation, and the promotion of International Standards and best practices.

Project 189 works on the promotion and protection of the rights of all migrant workers in the Middle East so all their rights are respected; where they can live in freedom, free from fear, violence and abuse. We are determined to help build strong institutions that assure – through an appropriate legal frame, practices and policies – justice, protection and promotion of human rights.



We seek to do more than provide a superficial solution. We strive to fix larger systemic problems and empower migrant workers to live a better life.


We understand that we can accomplish more if we work together with and for our community and in collaboration with other NGOs.


We commit not only to protect, promote and improve the lives of migrant workers in the region, but also to do it well.


We are committed to do our work through innovative approaches that will help us overcome society’s problems and overcome challenges.


We are accountable to the resources bequeathed to us and we ensure and demonstrate a good return on the resources available to us. We will operate openly and provide full disclosure on issues around operations and funding practices.

For more information, see: https://project-189.org/


This project seeks to develop the first interactive mapping tool for human trafficking and forced labor in Kuwait. Our team will collect, analyze, visualize data, and report on the status quo of migrant workers in the Kuwait. We will also coalesce with like-minded organizations to provide a support network for migrant workers at risk, as well as formative workshops that promote corporate responsibility within the private sector. Moreover, our policy recommendations to different government bodies in Kuwait, as well as those of migrant workers´ countries of origin, are expected to reframe and enhance harm reduction strategies to fight and prevent human trafficking and forced labor. 


We are looking for a project assistant who can support our team on delivering the project. The position includes to assist the project director, manager and coordinator with task such as drafting documents and carrying out basic research. The assistant will also help to set up meetings, reach out to key stakeholders and create social media content in line with the project. The assistant will also support the team on communication and dissemination of information. 


  • Assisting the team on the key project activities 
  • Developing first draft documents for reporting and activity summaries 
  • Creation of social media content in line with the project
  • Organizing internal meetings and taking minutes


  • B.A. in Social Sciences or related field
  • Fluency in English
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse team
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines


  • Arabic
  • Familiarity with NGO work
  • 2 years of relevant experience 


The remuneration for this position is $200 USD per month (8 hours a week).

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