Call for mentors for Amra Notun Network
What is Amra Notun Network (ANN)?
An inclusive platform for the youth of Bangladesh that aims to help create active, enlightened, skilled and empathetic citizens of tomorrow to tackle the complexities of the 21st century.
Through this platform young people from all over Bangladesh will collaborate to solve community problems through a large network of like-minded peers, diverse sector experts as mentors and access to opportunities.
Why should you join us?
An opportunity to
- work with the world’s largest development organization
- guide and mentor local youth from different regions to become change-makers
- be a crucial part of a nation-wide youth network
Who could fit the role of a mentor for ANN?
A mentor is a person who listens, challenges, and encourages participants to take positive initiatives. To be mentors we seek a diverse group of national professionals who will be selected for their passion and commitment to support budding local change-makers across Bangladesh.
We believe lasting change begins with communities. And we’re looking for people who can help us build one.
You can apply as a mentor if you:
- Have professional or personal experience relevant to community engagement. While previous mentoring experience is certainly a plus, it is not a must.
- Have worked for social causes during their academic life or are currently involved in the same
- Are empathetic and gender responsive in the local community,
- Acknowledge the importance of responsible citizenship towards personal and professional growth and undertake action accordingly
- Are willing to commit at least a total of 2 hours a week for mentorship guidance to maximum 2 youth groups through online/offline platform, for two-months
- Are currently based in Khulna, Rangpur or Dhaka ( our locations of current operation)
- Are comfortable using online platforms to guide or mentor assigned individuals
Scope of work
The mentor will play a crucial role in providing guidance to mentees to think critically about her/his ideas and goals, while sharing their own experience and learnings along the way. We expect the mentor to use his/her network to connect mentees to local connections or resources that teams leverage from for their community projects.
The mentor will have the opportunity to work with the BRAC system during the training phase and afterwards. During the training phase the mentor will go on at least one field visit to guide community project ideation.
If you are interested please fill up the following form by 31 March, 2019.
We need your support to create positive impact through local youth.
If you have any suggestion on how BRAC can address your interests though this engagement, we are open to your ideas.