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    Announcement: Program co-ordinator New Delhi JOB ANNOUNCEMENT Program Coordinator - New Delhi, India Application Deadline: February 25, 2005 Send resume and
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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@...

      The Organization:
      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 (women’s 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 Women¹s 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 Educators’ 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 website.

      The Position:

      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 Breakthrough’s 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 years’ 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
      of constituencies

      Excellent research and writing skills

      Commitment to and/or experience in promoting human rights and
      social justice

      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
      meet deadlines

      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

      Sunita Menon
      Program Coordinator
      BREAKTHROUGH: building human rights culture
      C 3/15 Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi 110016
      Tel: 011-2696-7040; Fax: 011-2696-7039
      E-mail: <sunita@...>

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