Equal Education’s Junior Organiser (JO) Internship Programme is for young people who are passionate about being leaders within and outside of their communities. Through the program, aspiring young activists develop leadership, facilitation, community organising and communication skills.
During the internship, JO’s will be involved in running Youth Groups; youth group is our main platform for engaging and developing equalizers.
The work of a JO will entail: working with a team of facilitators, building strong relationships in communities and schools, participating in and assisting with campaigns.
Participants must be energetic, hard-working, self-motivated and team players who are able to adapt to a fast-changing environment,
The 2018 JO Internship Programme entails the following:
- It is a one year, full-time, paid internship based in the Youth Department.
- Meeting with school and community members to build relationships and involve them in our work.
- Each JO will be an integral part of youth groups, which includes working with a team of facilitators and ensuring that logistics around youth groups are taken care of.
- Political Education, Leadership Development, and other training workshops.
- Representing EE on public and private platforms.
- Office hours are 9-5pm. However, JOs work flexible hours (late evenings and weekends).
WHO SHOULD APPLY?
- Must be between ages of 18 – 27.
- Post school youth who have relevant experience in facilitating or working with school pupils.
- Are able to commit 100% of your time to the organisation. Successful applicants must be able to start the programme full-time on 1 February 2018.
Characteristics we are looking for include:
- Ability to work hard and focus
- Communication skills
- Problem solving techniques.
Download the application form here.
Deadline: 25 January, 5pm
Equal Education is a movement of learners, parents, teachers and community members working for quality and equality in South African education, through analysis and activism.