WHO's Schools' Pilot Project
Internship: Coordinator for WHO’s Schools Pilot Project
Rights and Humanity is looking for a mature volunteer who can work on a pilot project for taking the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Schools project into schools within Liverpool city. To stand up for their right to health and the right of others, young people need to know about and understand that right.
The role’s responsibilities include:
- Taking a lead role in piloting and preparing materials for WHO’s project within schools in Liverpool, supported by Rights and Humanity’s Project Officer.
- Making contact and building relationships with staff within schools in Liverpool.
- Acting as a point of contact for all queries relating to WHO’s pilot project.
- Helping to edit the content of the pilot material, drafting extra modules to make relevant to a British school, for example, to include material on drugs, alcohol, obesity and sexual health.
The right candidate will have:
- Previous experience with youth and schools work.
- Excellent interpersonal skills with people from all backgrounds, cultures, faiths.
- Research background
- Good report writing skills
- Effective and confident communication skills
- A respectful and tactful manner
- Maturity and sensitivity
Please note: a CRB check may be necessary.
Duration: Minimum 6 months - part-time if necessary.
Date posted: 20/04/2012
Start date: Immediately
Location: Rights and Humanity, The Light, Royal Liver Building, Pier Head, Liverpool, L3 1HU, UK.
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