GLOBAL YOUTH CONNECT INTERNSHIPS AVAILABLE Closing Date for Applications: December 31, 1999 GLOBAL YOUTH CONNECT (GYC) is a global organization, led by and for young people, which supports and encourages youth activism, community building, reconciliation and non-violence. Our goals are to build and support a community of frontline young activists from around the world, and to inspire a new generation of young people to work for human rights and social transformation. GYC was created by a steering committee of young people from around the world, and is led by a board of directors made up entirely of youth. (For more information on GYC, please visit our web site at http://www.globalyouthconnect.org). We are presently searching for interns to work on an unpaid basis starting January 2000. We are looking for individuals who can work at least 10-15 hours per week. GYC will complete any necessary paperwork for students to receive course credit for their work. GYC believes that internships should be substantive experiences and therefore, any interns working with GYC can be assured that their skills will be well-utilized. PROGRAM INTERN: The Program Intern will provide support to the on-going development of GYC's programs. Presently, these programs include a Human Rights Learning Community to take place in April 2000, a Youth Activist Support Network and a New Activism Initiative. RESEARCH INTERN: The Research Intern will help GYC in developing a research initiative that looks at the lives and needs of young human rights activists around the world. The research intern will also work with GYC staff to develop an evaluation plan for its programs and to help collect and analyze this data. DEVELOPMENT INTERN: The Development Intern will work with GYC staff and Board members to develop and implement fundraising strategies. This will include: proposal writing, research on funding prospects, assistance with direct mail campaigns, special events, etc. OUTREACH/CAMPAIGN INTERN: The Outreach/Campaign Intern will work specifically with GYC to expand its outreach to young people interested in human rights activism. This internship will also include various responsibilities in support of GYC's current campaign efforts in support of young human rights activists. General Qualifications: Preferred candidates will have excellent written and oral communication skills; experience and/or interest in social justice, human rights, international development, conflict resolution, mediation, intercultural understanding, and/or education; and a sense of humor is invaluable. GYC is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of diverse backgrounds, women, people of color, people of diverse sexual orientations, people with disabilities, etc. If you are interested in joining GYC as an intern, please send a cover letter and resume no later than December 31, 1999 to: Ms. Jennifer Kloes, Executive Director, Global Youth Connect, 83-85 MacDougal Street, #26, New York, NY 10012, e-mail: email@example.com. ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/ To subscribe to the list, send a message to <email@example.com>, with the following text in the message: subscribe hr-education To unsubscribe from the list, send a message to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, with the following text in the message: unsubscribe hr-education If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. *Por información en espanol, por favor contactar <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Pour assistance en francais, merci de contacter <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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