The International Social Justice Commission is recruiting for a Social Justice Girls Group.

Organised to speak about matters that concern girls and what matters in their lives now and for the future, this group will encourage international conversations to occur among girls across the world regarding topics that matter to them personally and that play a part in their lives.

Goals

  • Promoting and participating in the International Day of the Girl (held annually in October).
  • Take part in the Commission on the Status of Women in a Parallel Event (held annually in March).
  • Form a leadership and decision-making team of girls.
  • Work on a project that promotes the Sustainable Developmental Goals (SDGs) and girls within The Salvation Army.
  • Promote the issues at hand on mass media.
  • Meet monthly as a group, 10 months out of the year.
  • Represent The Salvation Army as Girl Advocates.
  • Inform, train and educate Girl Advocates on the issues, annual events, and language used by the UN and The Salvation Army ISJC.

Opportunities 

  • To promote the SDGs from a faith perspective in Divisions, Regions and Territories.
  • Work alongside leaders on leadership development of girls in preparation for future leadership roles.
  • Attend Working Group on Girls meeting for the UN on the 1st Thursday of each month, when possible.
  • Work with one another in promoting SDGs, the International Day of the Girl, and other projects/events through social media.
  • Represent The Salvation Army and your country/territory as a Girl Advocate.
  • Be informed, trained and educated in the language, issues and events used by the UN and The Salvation Army.
  • Learn how to make your involvement impactful; how to use social media to push our messages and agenda, be informed on the language that is used by the UN and The Salvation Army, and how to be a part of global conversations with other girls in The Salvation Army around the world.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Have an interest in global matters that affect girls, including, but not limited to International Day of the Girl, Commission on the Status of Women, and the SDGs.
  • Be a Member of the Salvation Army.
  • Aged between 14-25.
  • Be willing to commit to one year group membership.
  • Be able to wear a uniform or Salvation Army apparel with logo in a formal UN meeting. 

Interested? Apply here! 

Social Justice Girls Group Application Form