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Amnesty International Youth Task Force 2019 – See How to Apply

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Amnesty International Youth Task Force 

Amnesty International Youth Task Force: Amnesty refers to an act of designing a new global policy to become bigger. The design will be rolled out until Amnesty’s Global Assembly in July 2020 and facilitated by the Global Strategy & Impact Programme (GSIP) at the International Secretariat. The procedure will include hearing from a wide range of stakeholders to help notify Amnesty International’s future direction. The Youth Task Force will be one of the key groups to help interpret the results of the global consultation into Amnesty’s new policy.

For further details on the design process please visit NextStrategy blog.

Amnesty International Youth Task Force

Reason for Amnesty’s International Youth Task Force

The reason for Amnesty’s International Youth Task Force is to revive Amnesty’s broad theory of change working through the approaches and the tactics it must deploy to achieve change. With the application of the feedback proven in the previous phases of the design course, the Youth Task Force will recommend models and options to guide Amnesty International’s long-term influencing strategy. The Task Force will also work with other internal groups to help guide the drafting of Amnesty’s new global policy.

Membership Details

Amnesty International Youth Task Force will comprise of a group of 15 youth leaders which are between the ages 18-24 from both within the Amnesty International movement but also from external organisations and partners. Two members will be selected from within Amnesty’s current Global Youth Collective.

Participation

Amnesty International Youth Task Force members will take part in a 3-day workshop in London, United Kingdom from October 28-30, 2019. Live explanation will be disclosed during the workshop for up to 3 languages based on the arrangement of the group to ensure full involvement and inclusivity.

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Preceding the workshop, members of the Amnesty International Youth Task Force will be requested to take part remotely in about 3 interpreted preparatory meetings and in online spaces to prepare, and to assist guide other elements of the policy design process. Several materials will also be prepared to help the Task Force and also detailed report on the outcome of the global consultation.

As the design process grows, the Task Force may be called upon at additional moments between October 2019 and July 2020.

Principles for The Selection

Fifty percent (50%) of the members will be selected from the Amnesty International movement (existing members or volunteers) and fifty percent (50%) of participants from other organisations or social movements. The group will be diverse and selected from across a variety of identities, backgrounds and regions.

Skills That Will be Acquired in the Task Force

  • Creativity
  • ability to think globally (connecting local and global dimensions of movement organizing),
  • passionate about social change
  • leadership skills

We also welcome members internal to Amnesty experience of being active in having exposure to other organisations/movements for social change.

Ability of members to engage in about 3 interpreted preparatory meetings and in spaces online (around 5 hours) between July-October 2019 and as the design process grows, the Task Force may be called upon at further moments between October 2019 and July 2020.

Ability of members to travel and take part in a 3-day workshop in London, United Kingdom from October 28-October 30, 2019 (costs of travel, accommodation, per diem, and visa will be covered)

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Prompt: Candidates must meet and ages of 18-24 for the submission deadline of July 4, 2019.

Requirements for the Recruitment

  1. Send us a short video (2-minute maximum) or cover letter (one page max) – in your preferred language – telling us your ideas on what type of organisation Amnesty should be in 2035.
  2. Introduce yourself: education, experience etc.
  3. Sending a CV is optional. We will translate your application to English, but if you are comfortable in English, please apply in English. However, this will not affect the application process.
  4. Endorsement letter from an organisation / person who can explain why you are a suitable candidate.

Members that are already involved with Amnesty can do this by getting an endorsement letter from the Director of the relevant Amnesty International section/structure/national office. International Members can get an endorsement letter through their contact in the Amnesty Global Supporter Engagement Team.

Selection Committee: The Youth Task Force will be selected by a member of Amnesty’s International Board, one representative from Amnesty’s Youth Collective, a member of the Global Strategy team, and Amnesty’s Global Youth Manager.

Closing Dates For Amnesty International Youth Task Force

  • May 31, 2019 – Call for Applications Opens
  • July 4, 2019 – Call for Applications Closes
  • July 19, 2019 – Selection of Youth Task Force
  • October 28-30, 2019 – Workshop Youth Task Force in London, United Kingdom

Logistics: The Global Strategy & Impact Programme of Amnesty International will arrange and provide travel and accommodation costs for the Youth Task Force members. This includes visa costs, necessary travel costs, and accommodation in London for 3 nights. Additionally, a per diem of £44 will be provided for each workshop day.

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How to Apply

All interested applicants should please send their application to globalstrategy@amnesty.org

Application Closes on July 4th 2019

 

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