Community Engagement and Popular Education Facilitator
Job: LifeMosaic Community Engagement and Popular Education Facilitator
LifeMosaic is looking for a facilitator on a two-year contract, with an initial 3-month trial. This post is based in Jakarta/Bogor or Yogyakarta.
LifeMosaic produces and co-ordinates the distribution of educational resources for indigenous peoples. Resources are primarily based on community testimonies; they present complex issues in an accessible and engaging way; and support indigenous peoples right to free, prior and informed consent. LifeMosaic facilitates partner-led dissemination across wide networks to reach thousands of communities. We train practitioners and partners to use our resources in their movement-building work. These builds their capacity to facilitate communities to raise their critical awareness, and organise to protect their lands, cultures and forests.
Work to include:
- Develop and implement LifeMosaic’s dissemination support strategy of empowerment films for indigenous peoples, with a particular focus on industrial tree plantations (HTI) and land rights community films.
- Work collaboratively with organisations and networks working on indigenous peoples rights and popular education across Indonesia.
- Participate in and where appropriate facilitate key dissemination opportunities at community, district, provincial and national levels.
- Organise launches of films and other materials.
- Plan and prepare international dissemination opportunities.
- Evaluate impacts of dissemination and feed lessons learnt back to indigenous peoples and NGO networks;
- Train and mentor organisations on popular education approaches, including the use of LifeMosaic’s resources.
- Take an active role in research and logistics for an upcoming land rights film; and take part in field trips with camera person where appropriate.
- Grow LifeMosaic’s online and social media presence in Indonesia.
Essential experience and skills:
Good knowledge of issues and networks relating to indigenous peoples rights, land rights, forests and climate change (5 years minimum experience).
Proven commitment to indigenous peoples rights.
Extensive grass roots experience.
Excellent facilitation skills.
Ability to work from grass roots to international.
Excellent writing and communication skills, in Bahasa Indonesia and English.
Able to travel frequently within Indonesia.
Resourceful and able to work independently.
Education: Minimum S1 in relevant degree.
Excellent computer and social networking skills.
Ability to work with a long-distance team.
Experience using tools such as community radio, film or other media for community organising.
Creative skills are a plus, such as film-making, design, music or other creative outlet.
TO APPLY PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING APPLICATION FORM BY 12th OF OCTOBER 2012. PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS (IN ENGLISH).
Describe your experience working on issues relating to indigenous peoples rights, land rights, forests and climate change (max. 200 words)
Describe your networks within the Indonesian and international indigenous peoples rights, land rights, forests and climate change movements. (max. 150 words)
Please describe your experience in facilitation (max. 150 words)
What are your reasons for applying for this job: (max. 100 words)
Present employment: (50 words)
Languages (include level of proficiency):
Computer and social media skills:
Past salary history:
Please provide us with contact details for 2 referees:
How soon would you be available to start working in this post?
If selected, are you available for interview on 31st of October or 1st of November 2012?
Please send your completed application together with your CV to: email@example.com Please write ‘job application and your name’ in subject of e-mail.