Disability Justice Mentor job at ADD International
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Vacancy title:
Disability Justice Mentor

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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ADD International

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, November 30 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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ADD’s Global Disability Leadership Academy.
Young people with disabilities face double discrimination and experience barriers towards fully participating in society. The goal of ADD Leadership Academy is to nurture a critical mass of leaders in the disability movement through a leadership and transformational skills programme that provides persons with disabilities, particularly women and young people, with an opportunity to develop their leadership capabilities, and creativity and explore the future direction of their leadership, activism, and an incubation hub for their ideas for activism in their chosen sector.

Role and Responsibilities of Disability Justice Mentors.
The ADD Global Disability Leadership Academy mentors will be a multidisciplinary group, with members who have a range of experience, notably lived experience of disability, transformational Leadership skills, expertise, and skills from a broad range of disciplines relevant to leadership for young people.

Based on expertise, your roles will include:
• To offer guidance, mentorship, reflection and feedback on professional and personal matters related to the leadership development of persons with disabilities in the Academy.
• Strengthen persons with disabilities’ knowledge and competence in advocating for disability inclusion and other rights.
• Supporting persons with disabilities in developing valuable networks that can enhance the development and execution of their creative ideas.
• Equip persons with disabilities with digital skills for various activism causes.
• Sharing experiences on how to initiate, launch and run successful organisations or initiatives for persons with disabilities.
• Support persons with disabilities in learning, developing, and practicing leadership skills.
• Any other skills needed in the Global Disability Leadership Academy.

About you.
The Disability Justice Mentors should offer the following experience:
Work Experience
• Leaders and representatives from organizations of persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The following are considered assets:
• Demonstrated experience in providing leadership mentorship to young people, and advice on planning, implementation, and monitoring of programmes.
• Familiarity with disability rights and inclusion of disability in projects and programmes, as well as a foundational understanding of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other international instruments and relevant frameworks.
• Experience working with OPDs, organisational strengthening and capacity building in any movement around the globe.

• Fulfil one or more of the following:
• Fluency, both written and spoken, in English; or
• Fluency, both written and spoken, in Khmer or Bengali

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

Job application procedure

Interested applicants should send the following attachments by email:
Your CV (max 3 pages)
Your letter of interest* (maximum 1 page)
Completed equal opportunities form
*In your letter of interest, please state what motivates you to mentor persons with disabilities and how long will you be available, your experience in facilitating in your area of expertise, the languages you speak, and where you are geographically based.

Please send your application to: recruitment@add.org.uk  by the closing date specified below.

If you need an accessible format of the terms of reference, please contact recruitment@add.org.uk  and specify which format you require.

Application deadline: 30 November 2023 at 12pm UK time
Please note that this is a call to be part of a roster of Disability Justice Mentors. Only short-listed applicants will be informed if they are selected and will be included in a roster. Disability Justice Mentors in the roster will be called upon for ad-hoc support to persons with disabilities. Please include contact information where you can be regularly reached.

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 30 November 2023
Duty Station: Kampala
Posted: 14-11-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 14-11-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 14-11-2067
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