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Amnesty University Network Coordinator

Posted : Monday, 9th January 2017 - 3:07 pm

Organisation : Amnesty International Victoria

Location : Australia

Time required : ~5 hours a week

Duration of project : long term

Contact Name : Anna

Contact Email :

About the Role

Passionate about human rights activism? The Victorian University Network works with Amnesty University groups in Melbourne and beyond to educate, encourage and empower students!

As a Coordinator, you will work with the Victorian team to:
– expand and strengthen our university network;
– inspire young people to become leaders of change in the local and global community;
– lead discussions, workshops, seminars and other events with students about the value of advocacy in protecting human rights.

Your key responsibilities would include:
– Empower young people in their activism
– Expand and strengthen our University Network through outreach and mentoring:
– reach out to new activists to establish new university groups;
– reinvigorate existing university groups; and
– strengthen relationships with active university groups.
– organise the annual University Conference.
– identify and develop student leaders

We want you to:
– be active, committed and innovative in your activism
– commit approximately five hours per week including attending face to face meetings, video or phone meetings and school visits.
– respect AIA’s policies, including those in regards to impartiality and independence
– committed to a minimum of 12 months in this volunteer role.

Things to think about:

Why would you like to join the University Network team?
Which human rights issues are of particular interest to you? Why?
What is your experience of working with students?
Are you able to commit at least 5 hours a week for 12 months?
Are you available and willing to travel to schools during school hours?
Do you have any previous experience working with human rights organisations?

Please email your answers to the above by 30 January 2017 to Anna at

About the Organisation

Organisation Name : Amnesty International Victoria
Not for Profit : Yes

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Please quote in application: Amnesty University Network Coordinator via Pro Bono Australia.


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