Human Rights Education and Activism Co-ordinator

Positionsghana@Gmail.Com   |  Greater Accra Region

Specialization

NGO

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years

Available Slots

1

Application Deadline

Dec 14, 2017

Job Description

Amnesty International is a Global Movement of People Who Campaign to End Abuses of Human Rights. Amnesty International Ghana (AIG) is one of the section offices of Amnesty International around the world contributing to achieving the vision and mission of Amnesty International by taking part in its worldwide campaigns and also undertaking local human rights work

Amnesty International Ghana seeks the services of a Human Rights Education and Activism Co-ordinator

 

Job Title: Human Rights Education and Activism Co-ordinator

 

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

 

Job Summary

  • The Human Rights Education and Activism Co-ordinator will be responsble for the design, implementation and co-ordination of Amnesty International Ghana's human rights education and activism programmes. He/She will report to the Director of Amnesty International Ghana

 

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A minimum of first degree in social sciences and related fields from an accredited institution or equivalent professional qualification
  • 5 years relevant experience in working with youth groups
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of activism and youth mobilisation
  • Good knowledge of youth culture
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media activism
  • Ability to design, implement and evaluate human rights education programme
  • Good understanding of human rights will be an added advantage

 

Competencies

  • Computer literate (experience in using online resources to promote youth activism)
  • Willing to work long hours with strict deadline (in and out of the office)
  • Willing to travel extensively and internationally
  • Able to deal effectively with challenging field operational issues
  • Able to meet and discuss issues with high level officials
  • Able to work with little or no supervision
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