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PEACE THROUGH SPORT INTERNSHIPS/VOLUNTEER PLACEMENTS

Position:

Un-Paid internships

Title:

Peace Through Sport (Multi-Task Project Assistants)

Sector:

Non-profit organization

Organization:

Africa Youth Ministries
Our mission is to promote sustainable peace by utilizing the power of sport in raising awareness and by teaching war affected young people about peace utilising life  skills & values of sport. Nelson Mandela wisely said: “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. The Peace Through Sport Project Implemented by Africa Youth Ministries brings together children and youth from the 8 Northern Uganda war affected Districts of Adjumani, Amur, Gulu, Kitgum, Oyam, Lamwo, Lira & Pader that were worst affected by the 21 years of the brutal civil armed conflict between the government of Uganda and the Lord Resistance Army rebels between 1986-2007. The project uses sport as a platform to teach necessary peace building skills with emphasis on: dialogue, conflict resolution, tolerance, forgiveness, reconciliation, non violence, respecting and accepting differences, equality, respect of rules, self control, communication skills, team spirit, integrity, and all important ingredients for Sustainable Peace-building.

Project:

On-Going management for organizing Peace Through Sport Project Activities, Clinics, Gala’s, Tournaments, Peer Coaches & Referees Training,

  • Organising Peace Through Sport Camps, Clinics, Gala’s & Tournaments
  • Conducting & Managing of Peer Coaches & Referee Training
  • Training of P.E. Teachers in Utilising Sport in Peace-building etc
  • Managing registration of participants in Sports Camps, Clinics, Tournaments
  • Conducting & Managing resource mobilization Campaigns
  • Establish a network of local & regional Peace Through Sport
  • Assist in developing social media marketing strategies for Peace Through Sport Project to increase its marketability, promote its message, and help increase online donations through Facebook, Twitter, blog, and multi-media photos and videos.
  • Logistical support

Educational level:

Minimum: Diploma in Sports Management, Coaching, Resource Mobilisation, and any previous related experience in similar projects & studies in Post War Reconstruction, Conflict Resolution, Reconciliation, Background in marketing and social media and experience with fundraising events will be an added advantage.

Profile:

AYM is seeking for a dedicated, self-motivated, dynamic, multi-tasking, able to work in a team, with good communication and organizational skills, Interest in international development e.g.  Africa. This is an unpaid internship, but it provides excellent hands-on experience in the non-profit and international development community. It is an ideal opportunity for a student or someone trying to move into this field. Successful applicants should be fluent in English with French & Spanish as added value languages for resource mobilization & marketing. Successful applicants should be fully computer literate (MS Office, email…) 

Date :

As soon as possible (dates are flexible)
Full-time (40h/week Monday-Saturday)

 

 

Location:

Gulu Northern Uganda

Contact:

Albert KUNIHIRA – peacethru.sport@aymu.org (CEOAfrica Youth Ministries)

 FOR DETAILS ON OUR 2011 PEACE GAMES http://is.gd/yWXGtu

 PEACE THROUGH SPORT PHOTO ALBUM http://is.gd/TSySBS

 

 

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