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Youth (Non-voting) Board Member

Listed 27 days ago

The Organisation
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who take injustice personally. We are campaigning for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all and are funded by members and people like you. We are independent of any political ideology, economic interest or religion. No government is beyond scrutiny. No situation is beyond hope. 

The Opportunity
The Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand board is looking for a new member to help develop and deliver on the strategic direction of the organisation and the wider movement.  The position will represent Amnesty International Aotearoa New Zealand on the world stage and contribute to the Youth Strategy. You will gain invaluable training and experience on the governance of an international human rights organisation and how to best give ideas and communicate initiatives. This non-voting role is designed to bring the youth voice to the board.
The Ideal Candidate
We are looking for a passionate human rights defenders who is well connected to the concerns of young people in Aotearoa and has an awareness of strategies being employed to respond to them.  It is important that you have the capacity and enthusiasm to attend four board meetings a year, engage in online discussions and email between meetings, and participate in sub-committees as needed. A commitment to Te Āo Māori and to Te Tiriti o Waitangi will be highly regarded.
How to Apply
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, then please hit “apply now” with an updated CV and a cover letter outlining your experience and why you would be interested in joining the board of Amnesty International Aotearoa. For more information on the role please call Samara Fischer on 021 830 146 or email Samara at [email protected] .  Applications close Tuesday 2nd April 2019.
Job type
  • Volunteer / Charity / Community
  • Contract or Temp
  • Auckland