Commutiny: Chai, Charcha and Change Fellowship Programme 2010

Commutiny The Mutiny Within

The Youth Collective, a collective focusing on promoting involvement of youth in social change, is looking for young people to carry forward and be part of the ’Commutiny‘. Commutiny is a year-long fellowship programme to support young people strengthen their passion for creating a better world, ignite change within their own selves and lead social change on their own terms.

As a participant, you will be supported to strengthen your passion for creating a better world, undergo personal transformation and lead social change through community engagement. You will gain opportunities to work closely with other young change-leaders and be navigated by experienced professionals in the social sector and other fields. You will have open spaces for learning interactions among participants and play a part in co creating collective spaces that make the journey more meaningful, relevant and sustainable. You will also receive year-long financial support (between September 2010 and August 2011).

Who can apply – Young people between18-30 years:

  • Who have a passion and ideas for impacting change in society
  • Who have a desire to undertake a social change experiment
  • Who have a basic understanding on chosen area of exploration and action
  • Who have clear search questions about self and society

Please note:

  • In case you wish to apply while already working with an organization, The Youth Collective encourage you to be transparent about the application process
  • The Youth Collective welcomes your engagement through sabbaticals from your current organizations

All applicants must have:

  • comfort in speaking and writing in Hindi or English
  • minimum 6 months previous experience of active engagement with social issues
  • entrepreneurial ability
  • ability to ‘walk their talk’
  • openness to learn and spirit of collaboration
  • readiness to co-create and execute group processes for learning and development of all Commutineers
  • appreciation of the principles of diversity and non-violence
  • readiness to commit 1 year’s full time engagement with the proposed experiment

Last Date for Applying: 11th July, 2010

For further information and to apply, click here or contact:

Rama Rao/ Manak Matiyani
11/8, Nehru Enclave East,
Kalkajee, New Delhi, 110019

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Aastha Kukreti

Aastha Kukreti holds a Master’s degree in Environment Management and her areas of expertise range from waste management, pollution ecology, green audits, ecofeminism, environmental equity and social justice.

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