As part of Amnesty International India’s Affirmative Action policy and programme, we are happy to announce the launch of our short-term learning, working and earning Apprenticeship Programme 2017 designed for individuals interested in gaining experience working with a human rights organisation, in different capacities.

We are especially interested in candidates from Dalit or Adivasi communities, persons with disabilities and members of religious minorities groups who can contribute through their experience to the diversity and effectiveness of our workplace.

Details of the Apprenticeship are below:

Duration: Fixed-term for 3 months (Starting 15th April, 2017)

Location: Bangalore

Remuneration: 15,000 per month

Apprentices will be placed in the following teams. Click here to read the scope of work.

  • Human Resources
  • Human Rights Education
  • Women’s Rights
  • Human Rights Defenders
  • Rapid Response
  • Media

Application process:

Apply with a one-page cover letter stating suitability and motivations , CV and a filled in Affirmative Action form (attached)  to jobs@amnesty.org.in by 2nd April, 2017; mandatory to mention the ‘Amnesty Apprenticeship programme’ with the TEAM NAME (Human Resources/Human Rights Education/Women’s Rights/Human Rights Defenders/Rapid Response) in the subject line.

Applications without the filled in Affirmative Action Form will not be accepted. Only shortlisted applications will be called for interviews.

Equality Statement:

Amnesty International India is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to building a diverse workplace which is mindful of historical injustice in India. We are especially interested in candidates from Dalit or Adivasi communities and persons with disabilities, religious minorities who can contribute through their experience to the diversity and effectiveness of our workplace.

Equality and diversity are core to our values as an organization. Staff members are expected to work collectively and individually to promote a constructive and sensitive approach to colleagues from different backgrounds, and value and respect their work.

Affirmative Action Form

‎Amnesty International India recognizes and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to affirmative action. We are especially interested in candidates from Dalit or Adivasi communities, religious minorities and persons with disabilities, who can contribute through their experience to the diversity and effectiveness of our workplace. ‎To help us identify such candidates you are requested to fill out this form.

Position applied for                                                                         :

Name                                                                                                  :

Gender (female/male/transgender/other)                                   :

Member of Scheduled Caste (Yes/No/Do not wish to disclose)         :

Member of Scheduled Tribe (Yes/No/Do not wish to disclose)         :

Religion Atheist/Buddhist/Christian/Hindu/Jain/Muslim/Sikh/Other (please specify)/Do not wish to disclose)                                           :

Do you consider yourself to have a disability? – Yes/No (If yes, please state the type of impairment which applies to you)   :

 

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