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We Are Hiring!

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AWAM would like to invite applications for the following vacancy:

Title: Assistant Programme Officer

Start date: Mid-July 2015 or as negotiated with AWAM. The position will be on contract basis for an initial one-year period with yearly renewals.

Salary: As this is an entry level position, salary will commensurate.

Requirements:

  • Understanding of and commitment to human rights and gender equality.
  • Good spoken and written English and Malay language skills.
  • Team player with a positive attitude, and as well as able to work independently.
  • A degree or experience related to women’s rights would be advantageous.
  • Any experience in coordinating and organising events would also be advantageous.

Fresh graduates are encouraged to apply as training will be provided.

How to apply:
Please send us:
(1)  a resume,
(2) a cover letter which addresses the requirements and sets out why you want to work with AWAM, and
(3) contact details of 2 referees.

Send the above application by 15th July 2015 to Emily O. Mathius, Finance and Administration Assistant Manager. Email: finance.awam@gmail.com with the subject heading: Application for Assistant Programme Officer.  Tel: 03 – 7877 4221.

AWAM thanks all applicants for their interest. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

AWAM’s 10th Annual Treasure Hunt: Gender Equality – Pace For Change

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Get excited! The AWAM Treasure Walk-a-Hunt is back for its 10th year! The theme of this year is “Gender Equality – Pace For Change”.
 
Details of the Walk-a-Hunt is as follows:
Date: 31 May 2015 (Sunday)
Time: 7am – 2pm
Venue: Viva Shopping Mall
We are giving away 4 sets of 4 Days 3 Nights Phuket – Krabi Cruise (for two persons) in an Oceanview Stateroom with Window onboard SuperStar Libra, and many more exciting prizes!
 
Gather your team mates and form a team of two to four individuals and you are eligible to enter. Registration fee is RM30/pax for students and RM60/pax for non-students.
Please note that this year’s Treasure Hunt will include a trip on the LRT.

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AWAM’s April Feminist Friday

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It’s that time of the month again! AWAM will be hosting our April Feminist Friday discussion on the topic of “Sex Education“.

Details are as follows:
Date: 17 April 2015 (Friday)
Time: 7p.m. to 9p.m.
Venue: Forum 19, 1 Jalan 19/1B, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

If you would like to take part in this discussion session please RSVP via e-mail at (training.programs.awam@gmail.com) or call Yong Yi at 014 234 8198 by 16 April (Thursday) 5p.m..

This session is open to the public and we look forward to welcoming you at AWAM!

AWAM Big Group Meeting

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11 April 2015
2pm – 4pm
Forum 19, No.1 Jalan 19/1B Petaling Jaya
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Organised by: All Women’s Action Society (AWAM)

AWAM has revived its Big Group Meetings (BGM)! These aim at enabling AWAM members to better understand and discuss or debate issues which we are currently working on or which affect our work. We kickoff our first BGM with the perennial hot potato; the subject of vernacular education and single-stream schools in Malaysia.

​Topic: ​Is a single stream education system good for Malaysia?

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AWAM’s March Feminist Friday

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It’s that time of the month again! Our March Feminist Friday discussion will be on the topic “LGBTIQPA“. AWAM will be hosting it at an office space at Forum 19 as our office is being renovated.

Details are as follows:
Date: 20 March 2015 (Friday)
Time: 7p.m. to 9p.m.
Venue: Forum 19, 1 Jalan 19/1B, Seksyen 19, 46300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor. (here on Google Maps)

Kindly RSVP if you wish to take part in this discussion session via e-mail (training.programs.awam@gmail.com) or call Yong Yi at 03 7877 4221 by 19 March (Thursday) 5p.m..

This session is open to the public and we look forward to welcoming you at AWAM!