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NSW Youth Leadership Committee

Amnesty International Australia

Are you a young person with a passion for human rights? Hoping to kick-start your activism? Are you wanting to join a group of people and produce actual change? You’re in the right place!

Amnesty International Australia is looking for high-school student volunteers to join our Youth Leadership Committee! As a member of AIA’s YLC, you will work alongside a group of fellow students and work towards projects that bring awareness to human rights breaches, and social change.

Details of role:

  • Work alongside a group of 30+ students in projects that centre around bringing awareness and support to human rights of your interest
  • Be under the supervision of trusted facilitators to assist your team when needed
  • Meet on a fortnightly or monthly basis depending on your project and team management

Suitable candidates will have/be:

  • A currently enrolled high-school student (aged 14-18)
  • A passion for human rights and activism!
  • Communication skills and a great team player
  • Critical thinker and research skills
  • Time commitment to stay onboard a 6 month+ project*
  • No professional experience needed! Simply have the drive to motivate fellow young people to be the change they want to see in the world!

*Length of project is still TBD *Program will go for around 6+ months, whereas time-commitment can be shorter depending on available projects and students' time

Applications open: March 3rd 2021 Applications close: (has been extended to) April 25th 11:59PM

Time period: 6+ months (definite time-period to be told) Position: Student-Volunteer

Apply by sending your resume and cover letter detailing why you would be great for this role and what makes you passionate about human rights, here:

  • Eligible applicants will be invited to an online interview via Zoom
  • Successful interview candidates will be informed via email and sent parental consent forms and induction documents about working for Amnesty International Australia