Mentors for Young Leaders from East Indonesia
INSPIRASI is a sustainable development programme managed by UnionAID in collaboration with Bursa Pengetahuan Kawasan Timur Indonesia (BaKTI) and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), and funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Our Mentees are young leaders who work for community and non-governmental organisations across East Indonesia, including Papua and West Papua. The young leaders range in age from 20-30 years and are of diverse religion, ethnicity and gender.
Benefits of being a Mentor
-Contribute to sustainable development in Indonesia by supporting a young leader on their learning journey
-Exchange knowledge with a young professional who has expertise and experience in their field
-Expand your own networks through collaboration with other INSPIRASI mentors
-Join programme events and interact with the wider group (costs are covered for mentors to attend all INSPIRASI events).
We are looking for mentors with expertise in one or more fields below:
Small medium enterprise
Gender/ Pay equity
Māori practices and management
MERLA – Monitoring, evaluation, research, adaptation and learning
Conflict resolution and mediation
Māori and Indigenous education
Refugee and migration issues
Gender, Sexual health and gender-based violence
The total time commitment is around 20 hours over a ten-week period. This includes:
-attending an initial briefing to learn about the programme and meet other mentors
-meetings with the young leader for discussion and support (ideally in person)
-sharing knowledge, networks, and resources
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.