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We, The World

We, The World
Peace one person at a time

We, The World (see http://WE.net) is seeking individuals that are passionate about Peace to volunteer and coordinate the Unity Campaign - one of 11 Campaigns for Change (seehttp://WE.net/11themes). Although this position is ongoing, there is immediate need for coordinating for the upcoming 11 Days of Global Unity in September. Coordinators will be responsible for reaching out to and connecting with other organizations that align with the goals of the Peace Campaign:

  • Celebrate the UN International Day of Peace (September 21) by observing a minute of silence at 12 noon globally and in other ways
  • Work to create a Culture of Peace
  • Promote a global military ceasefire on September 21
  • Promote the multilateral framework of the United Nations, its institutions and its legal instruments for resolving international conflicts
  • Call for Sept 21 being a day of nonviolence in all media - a "media ceasefire"
  • Call for Sept 21 being a day of nonviolence in our communities - a ceasefire for gangs, domestic disputes, etc.
  • Establish departments and ministries of peace around the world
  • Prioritize nonviolent forms of communication at all levels - from the personal to the international
  • Highlight our personal and collective progress towards a Culture of Peace
  • Carry out other programs that support Peace

Additional responsibilities include assisting partners in adding events to the Global Unity Calendar and maintaining an accurate database of partner information.

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About We, The World

Location:

211 East 43rd Street, Suite 710, New York, NY 10017, US

Mission Statement

The WE Campaign of We, The World unites and amplifies the efforts of people, organizations and global movements working for the common good Join visionary leaders and endorsers of WE: Desmond Tutu, Jane Goodall, Deepak Chopra, Immaculee Ilibagiza, Robert Thurman, Riane Eisler, Bill McKibben and many others.

Description

WEis a Consciousness, a Campaign, and a Collaboration of people, organizations and social change movements from around the world.

Imagine 4 times a year, groups like MoveOn, Greenpeace and Amnesty International coordinating their action campaigns with hundreds of other global organizations, thousands of smaller groups and millions of people around the world, shifting societal consciousness and creating political will.

We, The World has developed the Strategic Alliances and has the team to achieve that level of global collaboration and effectiveness. In 2004, We, The World launched 11 Days of Global Unity which now annually has more than 700 associated events in over 60 countries. WE Campaign is based on the successful model of 11 Days of Global Unity Campaign.
Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
International

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Networking
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 hours/week

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