Views 1743 Volunteer Opportunities Application Deadline: Thursday, 31 August 2017
The EAGLE Network is looking for activists with high personal engagement for an intense training and leadership development programme. You will be motivated by the chance to bring a change and the urge to tackle the widespread corruption and build activism in Africa, facing the failure of the aid system and its lack of justice and conviction. This highly selective program includes activism missions in 3 countries in Central and West Africa and leadership and stress management training in field conditions.
Join us to live and operate in Sub-Saharan Africa and become a part of a new generation of independent activists. The best of the best will be selected and given a life-time opportunity to take part in a mission to change the corrupt system, to influence the power-brokers and to participate in the fight for a better future for Africa.
You will be part of a network, given training and tools to pursue the activism path, initially in wildlife related issues and later as you choose. If you pass 6 months of volunteering with EAGLE Network, you may be integrated into our organization.
Essential conditions for applicants:
- Self confidence
- Strong ability to adapt to pressure and stress
- Willing and able to live in basic conditions
- Able to enter into and manage insecure and challenging situations, willing to take informed risks
- Strong ability to think creatively and outside of the box
- Independent and able to travel alone in new regions
- Strong resilience and perseverance until results are achieved
- Strong ability to learn and implement learning into the activities
- Strong character, ability to lead teams and inspire
- Strong personal value system, non-conformist and charismatic
- High sense of personal responsibility
- Experience in volunteering and strong spirit for activism
- Some experience of living, travelling or working in Africa and outside it, liking diversity
- Strong desire to effect change in society and take leadership
You must speak English and French, you must be over 18 and you have to have already experience with living or working in Africa.
If you are interested in applying, contact us at e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org