TBC , Rwanda

Youth Development Facilitator - Experteering Opportunity

Support No Poverty

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Skills Needed

  • Facilitation
  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Strategy

Estimated workload

Full-time

Role

Team Member (Typically 6+ months)

Language Proficiencies

You must be able to speak English.

When Can You Start?

You can start as soon as possible and stay for 11¾ months to 11¾ months

Benefits

Meals

Living Stipend

Accommodation

Travel Stipend

In Partnership With

vsologo

Project Details


Description and Impact

Role overview

Development of Networks with Youth and Youth Organisations
• Organise youth outreach activities in different contexts including: youth enterprises, youth sport and entertainment, and other avenues that bring youth together. 
• Participate in youth activities organised by stakeholders including youth organisations, government and private sector partners. 
• Support the Youth Advisor to identify and reach out to different organisations that are involved in youth development.
• Identify and engage youth clubs in higher learning institutions

Planning, Facilitating and Organising Meetings/workshops
• Organise logistics for meetings/workshops to generate ideas for youth development interventions.
• Support the Youth Advisor to plan, organize and conduct internal and external consultative and validation meetings for the youth programme. 
• Support the youth advisor to plan workshops, identify participants and develop relevant content.
• Facilitation during youth meetings/events/workshops
 

Research/Data Collection
• Gather information from primary actors in rural and urban areas on youth issues/challenges. 
• Collect and review secondary information on youth development plans, strategies and other relevant reports
• Prepare brief reports on micro-contexts for youth livelihoods in different rural and urban contexts of Rwanda. 
• Provide insights or recommendations for interventions to support youth in accessing employment or starting their own business
Reporting 
• Prepare progress reports on youth outreach activities and update the youth adviser

Deliverables

Successful completion of this project would include the following deliverables:

  • Identify and reach out to youth and youth organisations and  activities on which to collaborate or provide support
  • Organise meetings and workshops for: youth programme development and youth engagement
  • Research on key youth issues and provide brief reports
  • Maintain contact with youth representatives at district and sector levels.  

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This is a sponsored position from our partner VSO International, subject to its own application and selection process.

Please click here for further details and instructions on how to apply, which may include additional application steps.

All questions related to this project should be directed to VSO International at enquiry@vsoint.org. Although MovingWorlds does not oversee the application and selection process for this project, we make sure that all projects shared on our platform meet our rigorous standards for ethical, skills-based volunteering.

 

Other requirements

Skills, qualifications and experience

Successful candidates will be a Rwandan and would have the following skills, knowledge and experience:

Essential:
• Young persons with Bachelor’s degree or advanced diploma in social sciences, management, business, economics or other related courses 
• Dynamic diploma holders with ambition, youth engagement skills, and exposure are eligible 
• Leadership experience in the community or in School or other setting
• Meeting facilitation skills
• Familiar with Youth programmes and initiatives in Rwanda
• A good level of spoken and written English 
• Ability to use MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Desirable
• A good network with youth organisations in Rwanda
• Previous experience or current involvement in youth sport and entertainment clubs or organisations
• Previous or current involvement in volunteering work in the community 
• Experience in facilitating meetings and group discussions.
• Experience in Youth Mobilisation and Training.


Competencies and Behaviour

At VSO we believe progress is only possible by working together. Whether you want to join us as an employee, or as a volunteer working in your own country, overseas or online, our selection process includes an assessment based on these core competencies: 

• Ability to be open minded and respectful
• Ability to be resilient and adaptive to new situations
• Ability to facilitate positive change and build sustainable working relationships
• Ability to seek and share knowledge 

Equal Opportunities

VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

We Provide These Local Benefits


Benefits Overview

  • Accommodations
  • Living Stipend
  • Travel Stipend
  • Learning Opportunity
  • Meal Stipend
  • Good For Groups
  • Good For Families

Accommodation

Accommodation

VSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.
 

Living Stipend

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Travel Stipend

VSO covers all travel costs 

Learning Opportunity

From VSO you’ll get something few other volunteering organisations offer. An opportunity of using your skills and experience to have a long-lasting impact on peoples' lives.

You'll do something very different. You'll bring inspiration, energy and vital practical skills to help secure better healthcare, more valuable education and broader opportunities for poor people in Africa and Asia.

Food Stipend

Allowance

As a VSO volunteer, you will be sharing your skills with local communities on a full time basis. VSO will cover your travel, vaccinations, accommodation, and medical insurance costs, along with a local living allowance which will be paid in local currency. This allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home. You will also receive some financial support to contribute to your on-going expenses at home.

Additional Benefits

  • Minimum of 3 weeks annual leave

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