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  • Posted: Apr 18, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that uses volunteers to fight poverty and reduce inequality. Our vision is simple: a world without poverty. Our approach is unique: sending skilled volunteers from sectors such as health, education and business to work with partners who have requested our help. VSO enables a two-way e...
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    CFYE Youth Engagement Specialist - International Volunteer

    Start Date: 1 June 2022
    Mode of Delivery: Working at project location


    • The CFYE Team are looking to partner with experienced professional who is motivated and enthusiastic about Youth employment and passionate about amplifying the voices of diverse young people. Join us in this journey of putting youth at the centre of the Challenge Fund for Youth Employment programme.

    Role Overview

    • Working at project location – In this role, you will provide on-site support in the project location and/or VSO office, (full-time unless otherwise specified) for a set period of time.
    • CFYE Youth Engagement Specialist International Volunteer to support with coordinating the Youth Champions network in Nigeria. Including day to day welfare support for Youth Champions, logistics and leading on the design and delivery of activities within the network with a focus on coordinating Youth Action Research on digitally enabled jobs, as part of a wider ‘Learning Lab’ in partnership with JobTech Alliance. The post is open for international candidates, not residing in Nigeria.

    Skills, Qualifications and Experience
    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.


    • 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.


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

    Method of Application

    Equal Opportunities: VSO promotes equal opportunities and values a diverse workforce.

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