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- Announcement: Program co-ordinator New Delhi
Program Coordinator - New Delhi, India
Application Deadline: February 25, 2005
Send resume and cover letter to sunita@...
Breakthrough is an international non-profit organization that uses
popular culture to promote values of dignity, equality and justice.
We have affiliate offices in New York and New Delhi.
Working across five program areas (womenâs rights, religion &
peace, racial & ethnic justice, caste discrimination, sexual &
reproductive rights), Breakthrough encourages individuals and
communities to get involved in building a culture of human rights
through four avenues:
Mass media to create radio, music, art, television for social
An interactive website www.breakthrough.tv
Forums and workshops
Multi-media educational materials
Breakthrough has produced the award winning Mann ke Manjeere: An
Album of WomenÂ¹s Dreams along with two music videos, which are
widely used globally for human rights education. Other productions
include Junoon for Peace, a DVD for peace post-9/11; Bringing Durban
Home: Combating Racism Together, a short video about the UN World
Conference Against Racism; and Haman Hain Ishq and Baagon Na Jaa, a
music album and video promoting religious harmony. Our most current
US campaign, SPEAK UP! ACT UP! For a New America focuses on youth
and civic engagement. In 2004, Breakthrough India released a
multimedia resource guide Strength in Action: An Educatorsâ Guide
to Preventing Domestic Violence, and co-organized the international
Tri Continetal Film Festival showcasing independent human rights
cinema from the global south.
Breakthrough has organized numerous concerts, performances and other
film festivals to present a human rights vision. We are active in
creating educational materials, including a curricular toolkit on
racial/ethnic justice and human rights. We conduct frequent
workshops for students and training for teachers on social justice
and human rights issues. For more information, visit the
Breakthrough is seeking a Program Coordinator based at New Delhi to
assist with education and outreach activities for our programs
related to HIV/AIDS and gender-based violence
The Program Coordinator will work under the supervision of the
Director Education and the Director Communication, and in close
consultation with the Delhi team of Breakthrough. In addition, s/he
Manage Breakthroughâs public education activities for
the HIV/AIDS program, comprising of:
Facilitating workshops and training with educators,
students, NGOs, and other civil society groups to engage them in
promoting awareness about sexuality and health rights.
Planning and implementing public education events through
print, video and audio media in collaboration with artists and media
Conducting and compiling research to develop educational
materials for use in our education and outreach activities and
Develop and maintain relationships with educators,
professional groups, NGOs and other individuals and organizations.
Assist in a range of organizational support tasks.
Learn about issues of concern to Breakthrough to ensure
that education activities reflect the human rights values we aim to
At least two yearsâ experience in training and education in
the area of HIV/AIDS, preferably with youth
Excellent communication skills and the ability to present
concepts and creative briefs to students, educators and a wide range
Excellent research and writing skills
Commitment to and/or experience in promoting human rights and
Willingness to learn about issues of particular concern to
Flexibility and willingness to contribute to all areas of
operation in a small organization
Responsible self-starter who is able to work autonomously and
Excellent computer skills
Salary and Benefits
Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience based on
Indian NGO salary ranges.
Breakthrough is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate on the basis of age, caste, class, disability, marital
status, religion or sexual orientation.
To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to Sunita Menon at
sunita@... by February 25, 2005.
For more information about Breakthrough, please visit
BREAKTHROUGH: building human rights culture
C 3/15 Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi 110016
Tel: 011-2696-7040; Fax: 011-2696-7039
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