Apply to Join the YouthPower Youth Advisory Group 2020 for young Changemakers (Funded)

YouthPower Youth Advisory Group 2020 for young Changemakers

Deadline: May 11, 2020

Call for application: YouthPower2: Learning and Evaluation (YP2LE) Advisory Group (YAG)

The YP2LE Youth Advisory Group (YAG) is a 10-member group of young leaders that play a vital role in ensuring that meaningful youth engagement and leadership occurs across all YP2LE tasks and related activities.  The YAG is expected to start in May 2020, with members serving one-year terms.

YAG Member Roles and Responsibilities

YAG members will support activities across YP2LE, including the global YouthLead.org platform and its related activities and campaigns. The overall role of YAG members is to:

  • Provide input into YP2LE activities, tools, products, and services.
  • Support specific tasks under the YP2LE project such as, research, communications, mentoring, capacity building, etc.
  • Provide recommendations for how to strengthen youth engagement across YP2LE activities, including meetings and events.
  • Support the development and dissemination of learning products from across YP2LE activities and the YouthLead.org platform.
  • Promote inclusive approaches for youth (e.g., gender, youth with disabilities, LGBTQI) across activities.

During the year, YAG members will be required to:

  • Participate (virtually) in the YAG kick-off meeting to be held mid-May 2020.
  • Participate in ongoing YAG meetings to be held every other month.
  • Participate one-to-one check-in calls with the YouthLead team every other month.
  • Become a member of YouthLead.org.
  • Dedicate two days (16 hours) per month during their one year tenure to YAG activities.
  • Choose a specific role on the YAG, providing input and support to the YP2LE team (see Annex 1, page x).

YouthPower Youth Advisory Group YAG Member Qualifications:

YAG members will report to the YP2LE Senior Youth Engagement Advisor and will meet the following qualifications:

Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field and one year of work experience, OR a High School Diploma and six years of work experience
  • Aged 18 – 30 years old as of May 1, 2020
  • Are from a low- and middle-income country and/or very well acquainted with low- and middle-income country contexts and youth issues
  • Spoken and written proficiency in English
  • Demonstrated focus on youth development (for example: youth economic opportunities, entrepreneurship, education, gender, health, peace and conflict resolution, democracy and governance, media, or the arts)
  • Are comfortable using technology such as email, WhatsApp, Google Hangout, Zoom, and Adobe Connect

In addition, our ideal candidates:

  • Have an active membership in and/or leadership of a local, regional, or global youth-led organization  and maintain  strong connections with other youth organizations and networks
  • Take the initiative and solve problems creatively
  • Demonstrate they are excellent writers, communicators, and presenters
  • Possess an ability to work effectively and respectfully with others from a range of different backgrounds, cultures, and communities toward achieving a common goal

YouthPower Youth Advisory Group Compensation

All YAG members will be paid for their time, which must be documented in a form and format to be provided by YP2LE. YAG members will receive quarterly payments for a total 12 hours per month, to be paid upon the successful completion of their role.

How to Apply for YouthPower Youth Advisory Group

Interested candidates should submit their completed applications using the online application form on YouthLead.org.

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For more Information: Visit the website for YouthPower Youth Advisory Group