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    • various countries
    • voluntary
    As a Youth Engagement & Empowerment Adviser you will:•Support partners in developing knowledge products (definitions, guidance, tools, trainings, research, etc.).•Research barriers in youth empowerment.•Advise on career paths for youths and preserve them for the companies.•Conduct on the job training for the target audience and support the revision of the training modules for capacity building of the private sector, to ensure that they are gender and youth responsive. •Ensure that the lessons learned are retrieved from within the organization and are applied in the programs. •Make sure that there is an effective M&E report and monitor the learnings on youth engagement and empowerment within employment programs.You work in a multidimensional project team, with experts on different kind of areas.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.Programme informationThe Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE) https://fundforyouthemployment.nl/, initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), aims to create new jobs and make jobs more accessible for 200.000 youth (half of these for women) in the ministry’s priority focus countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Sahel & West Africa and the Horn of Africa. The fund is open to Private sector and (I)NGO applications (or mixed consortia). VSO will strengthen the work of the selected Implementing Partners through strategic VSO volunteer engagements.The aim of the Fund will be achieved by supporting youth employment initiatives in these regions. Initiatives will offer youth, particularly young women, opportunities for decent work that delivers better prospects for personal development, is productive, and offers a stable income, social protection and safe working conditions.Strengthen the private sector to engage with youth and to create decent work for youth that meets their aspirations and provides them voice and agency. Develop knowledge products for youth empowerment and support the implementation of these tools within private sector companies, micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and target communities.In- country International volunteers•You will be sharing your skills with implementing partners and other stakeholders on a full-time basis. VSO covers your pre-arrival preparation: training, necessary permits, medical and security clearance, vaccinations and flights. •In-country VSO will arrange and cover your accommodation and medical insurance costs, work related expenses and 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. AccommodationVSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.E-volunteers •You will be sharing your skills remotely from your home country with implementing partners and other stakeholders on a part-time basis. •You have an existing source of income to cover your commitments and you have the basic equipment to carry out this assignment e.g. laptop, internet connectivity. VSO will not provide a monthly allowance for this role but will reimburse basic operational costs (e.g. internet costs).Some background about VSOIn the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skillsets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners. Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh. Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.
    As a Youth Engagement & Empowerment Adviser you will:•Support partners in developing knowledge products (definitions, guidance, tools, trainings, research, etc.).•Research barriers in youth empowerment.•Advise on career paths for youths and preserve them for the companies.•Conduct on the job training for the target audience and support the revision of the training modules for capacity building of the private sector, to ensure that they are gender and youth responsive. •Ensure that the lessons learned are retrieved from within the organization and are applied in the programs. •Make sure that there is an effective M&E report and monitor the learnings on youth engagement and empowerment within employment programs.You work in a multidimensional project team, with experts on different kind of areas.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.Programme informationThe Challenge Fund for Youth Employment (CFYE) https://fundforyouthemployment.nl/, initiated by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), aims to create new jobs and make jobs more accessible for 200.000 youth (half of these for women) in the ministry’s priority focus countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Sahel & West Africa and the Horn of Africa. The fund is open to Private sector and (I)NGO applications (or mixed consortia). VSO will strengthen the work of the selected Implementing Partners through strategic VSO volunteer engagements.The aim of the Fund will be achieved by supporting youth employment initiatives in these regions. Initiatives will offer youth, particularly young women, opportunities for decent work that delivers better prospects for personal development, is productive, and offers a stable income, social protection and safe working conditions.Strengthen the private sector to engage with youth and to create decent work for youth that meets their aspirations and provides them voice and agency. Develop knowledge products for youth empowerment and support the implementation of these tools within private sector companies, micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and target communities.In- country International volunteers•You will be sharing your skills with implementing partners and other stakeholders on a full-time basis. VSO covers your pre-arrival preparation: training, necessary permits, medical and security clearance, vaccinations and flights. •In-country VSO will arrange and cover your accommodation and medical insurance costs, work related expenses and 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. AccommodationVSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.E-volunteers •You will be sharing your skills remotely from your home country with implementing partners and other stakeholders on a part-time basis. •You have an existing source of income to cover your commitments and you have the basic equipment to carry out this assignment e.g. laptop, internet connectivity. VSO will not provide a monthly allowance for this role but will reimburse basic operational costs (e.g. internet costs).Some background about VSOIn the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skillsets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners. Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh. Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.
    • various countries
    • voluntary
    You will manage the development and implementation of emergency projects for the the affected host communities in different locations ensuring that VSO’s unique volunteering for development approach, People First framework, and core approaches are at the heart of all that we do and, that we deliver sustainable change for, with and by our primary actors.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.AllowanceAs a VSO in-country 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.AccommodationVSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.Some background about VSOIn the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skillsets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners. Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh.Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.
    You will manage the development and implementation of emergency projects for the the affected host communities in different locations ensuring that VSO’s unique volunteering for development approach, People First framework, and core approaches are at the heart of all that we do and, that we deliver sustainable change for, with and by our primary actors.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.AllowanceAs a VSO in-country 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.AccommodationVSO works with some of the poorest communities in the world which means accommodation varies and will be basic.Some background about VSOIn the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation. Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skillsets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners. Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh.Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.
    • various
    • permanent
    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Global Education Practice Area Lead at VSO. We are looking for an experienced strategic leader who can significantly increase the scale and reach of our global Education portfolio.Over the past five years we have supported almost 3,500,000 children to access the quality education they deserve. By 2022, we want to reach another five million. This is a fantastic time to join VSO as we look to scale up and deepen our impact across Africa and Asia.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.We aim to reach five million of the poorest and most excluded people by 2022.Additional Information:•Location: Various VSO Country Offices with 25-50% travel•Responsible to: Executive Director, Programmes, this role is one of the senior leads of the programme function at VSO•Contract type: PermanentWe also offer a range of additional staff benefits: •Flexible working hours •Medical and retirements benefits•Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme offering free, confidential support and guidance on a wide range of topics from money matters to legal issues, as well as counselling and a helpline. VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
    An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Global Education Practice Area Lead at VSO. We are looking for an experienced strategic leader who can significantly increase the scale and reach of our global Education portfolio.Over the past five years we have supported almost 3,500,000 children to access the quality education they deserve. By 2022, we want to reach another five million. This is a fantastic time to join VSO as we look to scale up and deepen our impact across Africa and Asia.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.We aim to reach five million of the poorest and most excluded people by 2022.Additional Information:•Location: Various VSO Country Offices with 25-50% travel•Responsible to: Executive Director, Programmes, this role is one of the senior leads of the programme function at VSO•Contract type: PermanentWe also offer a range of additional staff benefits: •Flexible working hours •Medical and retirements benefits•Employee and Volunteer Assistance Programme offering free, confidential support and guidance on a wide range of topics from money matters to legal issues, as well as counselling and a helpline. VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.
    • various countries
    • voluntary
    As an Inclusive Disaster Risk Management Adviser, you will assist with the coordination of disaster risk analysis, relief and response, and build capacity of the community to handle disasters.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.Allowance and accommodationAll in-country 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.Some background about VSOIn the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation.Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skillsets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners. Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh.Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.
    As an Inclusive Disaster Risk Management Adviser, you will assist with the coordination of disaster risk analysis, relief and response, and build capacity of the community to handle disasters.About VSOVSO is the world’s leading international development charity that works through volunteers to create a fair world for everyone. At VSO we pride ourselves on doing development differently. We fight poverty not by sending aid, but by working through volunteers and partners to create long-lasting change in some of the world’s poorest regions. We bring key stakeholders together to co-ordinate collective action, from local organisations to national governments. Our programmes focus on health, education and livelihoods, with an increasing emphasis on resilience, peace building, social accountability, gender and social inclusion. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change that will improve the lives of generations to come.Allowance and accommodationAll in-country 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.Some background about VSOIn the last 60 years, we have worked in over 90 countries and supported over 50 million people. We’ve gone from being a UK charity to a truly global development organisation.Our proven approach works with volunteers of different skillsets, from overseas consultants to youth. These volunteers work alongside community organisations, local and national governments, and global partners. Right now, VSO is bringing justice to rape survivors in Pakistan, building resilient disaster prevention and relief in Mozambique, ending stigma against children with disabilities in Ethiopia and tackling the youth skills gap in Uganda and Bangladesh.Today over 50% of our people are recruited from within the country in which they work, and we continue to grow the share of community and national volunteers involved in our programmes. We also send increasing numbers of volunteers from one developing country to another. However, our vision has remained the same: create a fair world for everyone.

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