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Volunteer role: Youth Engagement Advisor


Type of role:Advocacy policy and research
Location:Various Countries, Various Countries
Application Closing Date:31 Dec 2020
Interview date:To be Determined
Start date:Soonest Possible

VSO is the world's leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It's a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world's poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview

The Youth Engagement Advisor will support technical quality in project implementation with an aim to promote employment, entrepreneurship, and financial capability for adolescents and young people.

Skills, qualifications and experience

Bachelors’ degree in international development, business, economics, or related field required. Experience with other sectoral youth development strategies. M&E skills and experience.

Allowance and accommodation

All volunteers have an allowance paid in local currency. The allowance meets reasonable living expenses in country, but will not be enough to send money home.

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

If you’re interested in applying for this role, please download the job description for more information.

To submit your application, click on ‘Make an application’ and complete all relevant fields on the online application form.

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VSO has zero tolerance of abuse and exploitation of vulnerable people. We expect all our employees/volunteers to ensure we protect children, young people and vulnerable adults from harm and abide by our safeguarding policy (PDF).

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