ELIGIBILITY AND POSITION REQUIREMENTSABC Camp Trainers will lead small groups of up to 5 Bulgarian youth in a series of interactive sessions. Trainers will contribute to the development of the curriculum for their group prior to the start of the camp, with guidance and support from American Councils staff. All activities will be conducted in English.
In order to be considered as a trainer, a candidate must:-Be from, or currently reside in, Bulgaria.-Have demonstrable training, expertise, and experience in media literacy topics, including:---Use of critical thinking skills---Understanding how media messages shape our culture and society---Identifying target marketing strategies---Recognizing what the media maker wants us to believe or do ---Naming the techniques of persuasion used ---Recognizing bias, spin, misinformation, and lies ---Discovering the parts of the story that are not being told ---Evaluating media messages based on our own experiences, skills, beliefs, and values ---Creating and distributing their own media messages---Advocating for media justice---Designing and implementing a community-oriented media literacy project-Have past teaching or training experience and the ability to contribute to the development of curriculum.-Have good working English language skills-Be available to attend and actively participate in both the camp and training of trainers in Sofia.
APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND SELECTION PROCEDURETrainers will be selected by a panel of evaluators based on application materials, interviews, and professional background and experience. Interested candidates must complete and submit the online application, including all supporting documents requested, by October 21, 2018 11:59 PM EEST. Candidates who are selected for interviews will be notified by October 26, 2018, and interviews will be conducted in the period October 30-November 2, 2018.
Please direct questions to the American Councils Bulgaria team at email@example.com.