Global Youth Network Coordinator

  • Contract
  • London

Amnesty


Salary grade and benefits will vary country dependent

CONTEXT

We’re launching a highly ambitious programme of work to make the internet a healthy, safe space for children and young people. Working in collaboration with a Swiss Foundation we have developed an innovative six-year programme of work starting in January 2022. This programme of work based on Amnesty Tech’s ground breaking digital surveillance work and embedded in Amnesty’s new Global Children & Youth Strategy. As well as delivering a global programme of work led by the IS, we are developing local projects in Ukraine, Philippines, Kenya and Argentina. In collaboration with a global community of activists, advocates and campaigners we will strive to enable real diverse children & young people’s leadership and protect their rights and well being in the digital world.

To increase diversity and build an inclusive team we encourage applications from the global south. To foster meaningful participation of young people and youth leadership, we encourage candidates under the age of 30 to apply.

ABOUT THE ROLE

This role will be part of the Global Children and Youth team and will coordinate Amnesty youth networks and facilitate the active participation of children and young people, in all their diversity, in global campaigning and other areas of Amnesty’s work.

JOB PURPOSE

*​*To enable safe, fair and meaningful participation of children and youth to all areas of Amnesty’s work and to contribute to realizing Amnesty’s Global Children and Youth Strategy and the project on Children and Young People’s Digital Rights, Health and Wellbeing.

ABOUT YOU

We are looking for a passionate activist that will ensure meaningful children and youth engagement in human rights work. You need to have proven experience of facilitating and delivering virtual and face to face workshops and trainings for children and youth and leading network coordination.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate global children and youth networks and collectives in Amnesty.
  • Facilitate the active participation of children and young people, including supporting engagement on global campaigns actions.
  • Organise virtual/face-to-face global youth events, workshops, meetings.
  • Develop collaboration with youth-led organisations.
  • Facilitate youth-led advocacy and amplify children’s and youth’s voices.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Track record mobilising children and young people and facilitating networks.
  • Experience with facilitating and delivering online & offline workshops in international, cross cultural contexts and/or with diverse groups.
  • Knowledge of children and youth inclusion and participation.

See the job description for the full list of roles and requirements.

ABOUT US

Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 10 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world.

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied. And whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world. One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

At Amnesty International, we are passionate about what we do and we are proud of our achievements as a movement. To compensate our employees for the critical work they do, we reward them through a combination of an attractive and sector competitive salary and benefits package, high levels of engagement and involvement, and a commitment to employee development.

Benefits include 37 days annual leave (inclusive of public holidays and grace days), pension scheme, employee assistance programme, life assurance and many more benefits designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional, engaging environment.

For further information on our benefits, please visit https://www.amnesty.org/en/careers/benefits/

WHAT WE HOPE YOU WILL DO NEXT

If you are talented, passionate about human rights and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to change the world then we would encourage you to click ‘*Apply for this Role*’ below.

Freedom, Justice, Equality. Let’s get to work.

*N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.***

How to apply

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