Positions Vacant: Youth Development Officer

uganda

Position: Youth Development Officer

Country: Uganda

Length of placement: 1 year

Start Date: July 2011

Youth Development Officer


  • Design and promote programs for young people in rural communities
  • Contribute to and participate in personal and social development activities in and out of school
  • Community Outreach – Health / Hygiene campaigns and counselling
  • Plan & organise fundraising activities and train others in their organisation
  • Assist in developing/creating ways to make the project self-sufficient
  • Counselling and Career Guidance talks

Minimum 12-month placement.

We provide pre-departure preparation, flights, accommodation, a basic living allowance, personal and professional support during placement and re-entry assistance on return home. Applicants will need to attend an orientation course prior to placement.

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