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Human Rights Education Coordinator - Australia-wide

Amnesty International Australia
  • Are you a passionate and motivated human rights defender?
  • Opportunity to help challenge injustice using your understanding of global and local human rights issues
  • Permanent, part time opportunity from any of our Action Centres

If you’re passionate about human rights and looking for a role where you can make real social change, this is an exciting opportunity to join Amnesty International Australia’s Movement team to drive human right education opportunities. Reporting to the Movement manager, this role will coordinate Amnesty International Australia’s (AIA) human rights education work.

The successful applicant will work to implement, review and improve approaches to human rights education to make sure that AIA is reaching and educating a growing audience about human rights. This role will work to broaden and deepen our supporter’s human rights understanding by integrating human rights education into supporter journeys.

In partnership with key staff from the movement team and staff from across the organisation this role will work to support the opportunity for both offline and online programs including working with our activist leaders to design programs that enable and empower communities to facilitate human rights education in their own community.

This role is responsible for:

  • Coordinate and implement AIA’s human rights education work
  • Make continuous improvements to AIA’s HRE approaches
  • In collaboration with key staff teams look for campaigning opportunities that provide opportunity for human rights education and attract new audiences to our movement
  • Work in partnership with key staff to make sure human rights education is part of our supporter journeys
  • Work with the organising team to make sure that we are developing offline human rights education programs
  • Produce and deliver communications as relevant to the role, using a range of channels and technologies
  • Performing role to a high standard within agreed timelines, and in line with AIA’s vision and values

This is a permanent, part time opportunity working 60 hours per fortnight. To learn more about this role, please view a detailed position description. If this role sounds like you please apply below.

You must attach a resume and address the following selection criteria in your Cover Letter as part of your application.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Please outline your experience/education in human rights and human rights issues
  2. Please outline your experience delivering an education program to enhance learner outcomes
  3. Please provide an example of your experience of developing strategies to drive growth outcomes
  4. Describe your experience of managing projects towards achievement of agreed outcomes

In return, you will be rewarded with generous and flexible working conditions including working from home arrangements, a fantastic environment working alongside committed and dedicated individuals and an opportunity to directly contribute to the long term sustainability of our organisation. To view some of the fantastic benefits that you will be offered as an employee, please visit our website.

AIA is committed to making reasonable adjustments for candidates with a disability or other access needs during the recruitment and selection process. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment and interview process, please email us at humanresources@amnesty.org.au.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion

AI Australia is committed to equal opportunities in all areas of our work, community and partner relationships. We want people to achieve their full potential, which will positively impact on our work and the communities in which we operate. At AI Australia, our values empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment. We have a global, multicultural following and want to actively contribute to building a more diverse and inclusive team at AI Australia.

About Us:

Amnesty International Australia is one of Australia’s largest not for profit organisations. We are an independent, global movement that campaigns courageously for human rights for everyone.

We’re ordinary people from all walks of life, standing together for justice, freedom, human dignity and equality. We use our passion and commitment to bring torturers to justice, change oppressive laws and free people imprisoned just for voicing their opinion.

We’re independent of any government, political ideology, economic interest or religion to ensure we can speak out on human rights abuses wherever they occur.

Every day we move closer to a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

We stand for equality, justice, freedom, and human dignity and uphold these values:

  • Empowerment - we build people power
  • Persistence - we are resolute in pursuit of our goals
  • Integrity - we hold ourselves to the highest standards
  • Courage - we are fearless in upholding human rights

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