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Eligibility Criteria for Eswatini Youth Empowerment Programme

Eligibility Criteria for Eswatini Youth Empowerment Programme

There are three available options for participating in Eswatini Youth Empowerment Programme (EYEP) namely: Graduates, Non-graduates and Host Organisations. To participate in the EYEP one must meet the following requirements:

For Graduates

  • Must be a citizen of Eswatini.
  • Be a fresh graduate – holds a Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma or Certificate – from any discipline and graduated not earlier than 2017.
  • Be 35 years old or younger.
  • Demonstrate interest or commitment in a chosen career field.
  • Demonstrate interest or commitment to contributing to Eswatini’s socio-economic development.
  • Have excellent time management and a professional attitude.
  • Have good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Have no criminal record.

Maximum periods for EYEP Youth

A person may serve for a maximum of 1 year of EYEP assignment.

For Non-graduates

  • Must be a citizen of Eswatini.
  • Be out of school from any level not earlier than 2017.
  • Be 35 years old or younger.
  • Not currently engaged in any employment.
  • Have at least completed the Primary School or Grade 7 Certificate.
  • Demonstrate interest or commitment to learning a new skill.
  • Demonstrate interest or commitment to contributing to Eswatini’s socio-economic development.
  • Have excellent time management and a professional attitude.
  • Have good verbal and reading skills.
  • Have no criminal record.

Maximum periods for EYEP Youth

A person may serve for a maximum of 1 year of EYEP assignment.

For Host Organisations
  • Provision of up-to-date regulatory documentation
    – Certificate of Incorporation and Form C.
    – Trading License.
    – Tax Clearance Certificate.
  • Provision of an official letter of interest detailing a clear understanding of the objectives of EYEP and commitment to supporting the Programme by accepting fellow placements.
  • Provision of explicit descriptions of available role requirements.
  • Agreement to provide mentorship support to fellows through dedicated sessions with existing experienced professionals within their organizations.
  • Agreement to abide by the Programme’s guidelines and to sign a code of conduct.
  • Have non-discrimination policies on gender, ethnicity, religion and disability status, as well as policies against sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse (PSHEA).
  •  Have no criminal records, conviction, or affiliation with proscribed organisations ie, terrorists, drug traffickers, illicit trade, or child labour.

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