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Volunteer: African Mobility Organisation (AMO)
Deadline: 31 May 2012

The African Mobility Organization (AMO) is a Zimbabwean trust that seeks to put the youth at the forefront of Africa’s development. The organisation was created as a direct response to the urgent need for Pan-African policies and programs that empower the local people, particularly the youth, to be on the move and take responsibility and ownership of the fate of their communities.

AMO is seeking to recruit the following posts: N.B.
-The person’s assigned these posts will be volunteers
-AMO is an equal opportunity employer
-All positions are full time

Researchers – Book of African Records

Over the centuries Africa has received negative publicity which has created an impartial image of the continent whilst drowning the contemporary and historical achievements of the African peoples and civilizations over millennia. Over the years it has become clearly understood that none but the African people themselves must give a voice and accentuation to their own accomplishments and contributions to global civilizations. The AMO through the educational elements of the Book of African Records (BAR) project seeks to give the African people a voice thereby enabling them to give prominence to their own accomplishments and contributions to global civilization. The BAR is unprecedented, educational, scientific, and informative and will become an inspirational reference point on all facts African.

Goal: To research and compile measurable African facts for entry into the BAR

Essential duties and responsibilities

Under the guidance of the Editor-in-Chief and Project Coordinator, the Researchers will perform the following duties:
-To provide support required in the research and compilation of measurable African facts in an assigned discipline for entry into the Book of African Records
-To provide administrative and logistical support as required, which will include requesting and keeping records of stationery and other utilities, and ensuring maintenance and securing of all organisational utilities and assets
-To facilitate on job training for personal and peer growth
-To compile weekly and monthly reports of progress pointing to meeting of assigned objectives

Requisite skills
-Strong analytical skills
-Motivated, with the ability to work with minimal supervision
-Proven desktop and field research expertise
-Extensive computer skills, including email and Internet

To apply email an Expression of Interest to mdkubwalo [at] africanmobility [dot] org or call on +263 779 923372 for more information.

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