Call for UNOY Peacebuilders Pool of Trainers (Paid)

Call for UNOY Peacebuilders Pool of Trainers

Call for UNOY Peacebuilders Pool of Trainers

The UNOY Peacebuilders aims to develop a Pool of Trainers which consists of young international peacebuilders that have experience in intercultural learning and non-formal learning methodologies in the context of youth work activities and peace education. Thus, UNOY is looking for ONLY 12 highly competent trainers from all over the world to join a globally credible pool. The Pool of Trainers will be contacted frequently to provide trainers for capacity development/training activities of UNOY, its member organizations and other external stakeholders, as and when required. The trusted pool of trainers aims to increase the availability of human resources and expertise, reduce the preparation time of training projects and ensure high quality of capacity development programs.

About United Network of Young (UNOY) Peacebuilders

The UNOY Peacebuilders is a global network of youth peace organisations with 116 members in 55 countries. It works to strengthen youth participation in peacebuilding by supporting the development of its members organisational capacity as well as individual young people’s capacity as peacebuilders. The network provides opportunities for sharing and learning between youth peacebuilding organisations and ensures youth participation in international conversations around peace and security.

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Roles and Responsibilities

  • Deliver international and regional trainings (in-person or online) in pairs; (paid)
  • Occasionally become members of the preparatory teams that prepare, run and evaluate training courses; (paid)
  • Occasionally become rapporteurs or editors for reports on trainings/consultations; (paid)
  • Occasionally join other trainings as external experts who provide short inputs. (unpaid)

Time commitment, as a trainer in UNOY’s Pool of Trainers, is initially around 10-25 days in a ear (depending upon the learning and training opportunities) and it includes both paid and unpaid responsibilities.

UNOY’s offer for the trainers in the Pool of Trainers:

  • Paid opportunity to deliver minimum one training (in-person or online) within two years;
  • Opportunity to participate once in UNOY’s Training of Trainers both in-person and online;
  • UNOY’s official Pool of Trainers certificate (upon the completion of the Training of

Kindly note that the offer for training contracts is conditioned on the needs of UNOY, its member organizations and external stakeholders. Solely the membership of the PoT does not guarantee the training offers.

Profile of the Trainer

For this role, UNOY is looking for a person who:

  • Is aware and acts (as much as possible) according to the ‘Core peacebuilding values while training’ (see page 74-75 of the UNOY Youth4Peace Training Toolkit)
  • Has knowledge of peacebuilding and conflict transformation concepts and approaches
  • Has experience in developing and delivering trainings based on the non-formal learning methodology
  • Has sufficient understanding of peace education in the context of ‘non-formal youth work’
  • Is proficient in English and preferably in one of UNOY’s regional languages
  • Belongs to the age group of 18 and 30 years.
    (Preference can be given to the trainers coming from UNOY’s network, having participated in one of our activities and based on the UNOY’s personal acquaintance with the said person).

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To Apply

Selection Procedure

The procedure for getting the membership in UNOY’s Pool of Trainers comprises of the following steps:

  1. Candidate trainers should fill in the application form* by Saturday, 31st August 2019;
  2. Candidate trainers should provide the link of the recorded video of their session** at by Sunday, 15th September 2019;
  3. UNOY assesses the application and the video and communicates its decision to the
    candidates by Thursday, 10th October 2019;

Tip: UNOY considers that being a trainer is a very responsible role, as trainers from the Pool of Trainers will be its official representatives all over the world. Therefore we kindly advise you to fill the application thoughtfully and in your best capacity.

*Application form also asks the applicant to prepare and share any 1-2 hour long detailed session plan (1-2 pager) on any relevant component of peace education that the applicant is anyways going to or can plan to conduct in next 20 days in their community. (Tip: Refer to the eligibility criteria and plan a session that demonstrates the best of your competencies related to all criteria)

**Record this full session (1-2 hours) when you are facilitating with real participants and share with us as by uploading it on youtube or any other full-length video sharing platform. You can make it a private youtube video and email us the link. Please note that your application will be considered incomplete if you do not submit the recording of this session. (Tip: Show us your multilingual skills in English/Spanish/Arabic/French in facilitation, if possible.)

In case of any questions, please write to Mridul Upadhyay at

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