WANT TO VOLUNTEER AT A DYNAMIC YOUTH LED ORGANISATION?
Equal Education Eastern Cape is calling for applications for 2021 volunteer Facilitators!
Equal Education’s volunteer Facilitator programme is for post-school youth members who are passionate about being leaders within and outside of their communities. Through this programme, aspiring young activists are given an opportunity to develop leadership, facilitation, community organising and communication skills. This is a volunteer programme and there will be no remuneration or incentive to participate.
The 2021 volunteer Facilitators will have the following responsibilities:
- Running the educational content of youth group and mass meetings;
- Supporting and developing Equalisers;
- Attending weekly team meetings, monthly departmental meetings and other special meetings;
- Communicating effectively with Equalisers, fellow Facilitators, the Youth Department staff and all colleagues at EE;
- Basic administration tasks, including but not limited to keeping up-to-date registers, submitting petty cash paperwork, etc;
- Mobilising EE members as well as community members to grow the movement;
- Participating and assisting in the activities of the organisation as a whole e.g. seminars, pickets, marches, etc;
- Representing EE to public and private audiences;
- Making an effort to keep informed of current affairs and issues relating to our work;
- Attending and participating in training and development activities
Every Tuesday from 10:00am to 4:00pm
Fridays (every second week) from 10:00am – 5:00pm
Every other day where Facilitators will be notified of special events they have to attend and/or prepare for.
Who should apply?
- Must be between ages of 18 – 25 years.
- Must have matriculated
- Must be an aspiring activist
- Must have an interest in the education sector
Characteristics we are looking for include:
- Ethical leadership
- The ability to work hard and focus
- Maturity and honesty
- Good communication skills
- Interest in human rights issues
Download the application form here.
Closing date: Friday 22 February 2021 at 5pm.Eastern Cape