New Voices Fellowship Global Youth Connect



New Voices Fellowship Global Youth Connect

Description: Global Youth Connect, an international youth-led human rights
organization, seeks candidates for a potential full-time 2-year fellowship
sponsored by the Ford Foundation.

The New Voices Fellow will be responsible for directing Global Youth
Connect's program development and implementation. In particular, the
Fellow will work on these specific programs currently in development: 1) a
Human Rights Learning Community, to train and support young human rights
defenders from around the world; 2) a Youth Activist Support Network, to
provide on-going whole person support to young human rights and social
justice activists; 3) a New Activism Initiative, to inspire and educate a
new generation of human rights and social justice activists in the United
States; and 4) International Youth Action Campaigns, solidarity campaigns
in support of young human rights and social justice activists.

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, curriculum development, workshop facilitation
and/or education; an experience with innovative teaching pedagogies.  
Familiarity with non-profits is helpful. A sense of humor is invaluable.

Applicants must be US citizens or already approved to work in the US.  
Applicants must be willing to work from New York City.

Salary: $33,000-$38,000 + mentoring program + stipend for professional 
development

How to Apply: Fax or e-mail a resume and cover letter no later than
January 21, 2000 to Jennifer Kloes, Executive Director at (520) 395-2090
or jennifer@globalyouthconnect.org. Interviews will be completed no later
than January 27th as fellowship applications have a strict February 1st
deadline.

GLOBAL YOUTH CONNECT STRONGLY ENCOURAGES APPLICATIONS FROM PEOPLE OF
COLOR, WOMEN, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, DIVERSE ETHNIC, RACIAL, RELIGIOUS
AND SOCIOECONOMIC BACKGROUNDS, EDUCATIONAL AND WORK EXPERIENCES,
GEOGRAPHIC AND NATIONAL ORIGINS AND SEXUAL ORIENTATIONS. *Please note new
contact information below.

GLOBAL YOUTH CONNECT - Acting together for compassion, human rights and
responsibility

Jennifer Kloes, Executive Director
Global Youth Connect
83 MacDougal Street
New York, NY  10012
tel: 212-533-5087
e-mail:  jennifer@globalyouthconnect.org
www.globalyouthconnect.org




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