Akhter Hameed Khan Resource Center (AHKRC) in collaboration with the United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) is conducting a Summer Learning Rotation: Inspiration, Leadership and Community Service to the students between ages 14 – 18 to get a hands on exposure and real life perspective to community engagement in low income urban areas.

Duration: 3 weeks (4 days per week) – 15th July 2019 to 2nd August 2019

Community Site: Rawalpindi (Dhok Hassu-Mangtal area) near IJP Road, I-10 Service (Police Line Road) Junction

AHKRC is offering 3 developmental tracks in the Summer Learning Rotation:

  1. Library and Learning Center Track
  • Visit to area schools- looking at the classrooms, learning style, interacting with similar age peers
  • Interactive discussion with peers on career options
  • College and scholarship options in Pakistan and abroad
  • 1 year mentors program to guide
  • Written and discussion assignments
  • Arranging for relevant guest speakers/celebrities/opinion leaders in their area
  • Brand Ambassadors for Roshan Aaj AHKRC program

2. Employment and Income Generation Track

  • Understanding what daily labor and low skill employment really is?
  • Visit to area employers and in the Rawalpindi/Islamabad area – for identifying their needs (to build an employment database in excel)
  • Visit to the community to approach mainly men/youth for connection to employment and professional development sessions
  • Helping women in the stitching clusters make fashion designs
  • Identifying fundraising opportunities through corporate sponsors
  • 1 year mentors program to guide
  • Conducting CV writing sessions
  • Brand Ambassador for Roshan Aaj AHKRC Business Hub program

3. Research, Social Media and Writing Track

  • What is research and critical thinking?
  • How do you ask research questions? – basics of hypothesis setting, idea to action link chain, developing a proposal and seeking funding
  • Develop social media posts from basic information – the power of words and pictures to tell the story
  • Brand Ambassador for Roshan Aaj AHKRC Urban program

Application Process:

  1. Register on the following link by 3rd July 2019 (Wednesday)- 12 pm

https://forms.gle/qADyvzrhrh7BmusF8

2. Phone interview of shortlisted applicants by 5th July 2019 (Friday)

3. AHKRC will inform selected applicants by 8th July 2019 (Monday)

4. Pay application fee Rs 4,000 (non-refundable) at the time of final selection notification. You can pay, 1) cash or 2) via check payable to “Akhter Hameed Khan Resource Center” at the latest 10th July 2019 (Wednesday)

5. Check or cash submission – AHKRC Head office – Finance Section – Suite 3, 2nd Floor, Ali Akbar Building, G-8 Markaz, Islamabad

6. Phone: 051 843 6877 and 0341 577 7776 (Ms Zebaish Raza) for any queries

Note: This is a learning rotation and there are no monetary or transport compensation to the participants. AHKRC will provide a safe, gender friendly and learning environment in the community and at the main office premises. Only interested and committed young people are encouraged to apply. Certificates of Appreciation will be given to the students at the end of the rotation.