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CFYE Youth Expert (Youth Champions Coordinator)

VSO Uganda

This is a Full-time position in Uganda posted March 16, 2022.

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# Job Description

To provide day-to-day support to 4 Ugandan Youth Champions. Responsibilities
include designing and delivering youth activities in partnership with relevant
experts e.g. youth action research, youth design sprints, hackathons, youth
events, youth forums, and training using a youth centered approach;

Activities will include:
• Design content for and facilitate workshop series to support the champs
with their first youth led activity within the network e.g. youth action
research, youth design sprint, youth led event
• Identify any expert partners needed e.g. youth action research organization
• Design and deliver other youth led activities coordinated through the
network e.g. co-design workshops, youth led events
• Design 4-month workplan for each youth led activity within the network e.g.
youth action research, youth led event design
• Draft activities budget & manage budget throughout project
• 6Support and point of contact for 4 Ugandan youth champions including duty
of care, personal professional development goal setting, processing of
financial support with support from VSO country office, and The Global Youth
& Gender Advisor
• Youth activity workshop series has been implemented with youth champions and
fed into brief report with key outcomes.
• 4Month Workplan and activities budget developed and shared for the first
youth led activity e.g. youth action research, youth design sprint
• First youth led activity workshop series has been designed and delivered in
partnership with other relevant experts e.g. youth action research
organisation and brief report with key outcomes of the process has been
• Final ‘product’ from youth activity produced and shared with relevant
stakeholders e.g. youth action research report, youth event conducted

• Working together – Adds Value
• Proactively enables and encourages team work in others
• Communicating and influencing – Adds Value Proactively builds constructive
relationships through clear communication and generates effective discussion
and mutual support for plans and ideas
• Managing knowledge – Adds Value
• Proactively seeks out new knowledge sources people and data; uses and
shares knowledge effectively
• Striving for excellence – Adds Value
• Sets and measures challenging objectives for self and others involved in the
project; gives evidence-based feedback that helps others to excel.
• Managing resources – Adds Value
• Organises own and others’ work to meet objectives; clarifies accountability
of roles; allocates budget wisely; seeks ways to save money.
• Managing people – Aware
• Requests and follows up on appropriate support from others; raises concerns
about unco-operative colleagues in an appropriate way
• Developing people – Aware
• Gives constructive feedback that helps others identify and meet development

Skills, Knowledge and Experience required
• Graduate in Social or Human Sciences, Development Studies or related
• Youth Engagement skills – ability to work with youth networks and using a
youth centered design approach to all activities e.g. putting youth at the
centre. Ability to design workshops/training for youth participants.
• Facilitation skills – ability to lead youth activities workshops, training
online and in person for youth participants
• Communication Skills– Good written and verbal communication skills – able to
listen, present, discuss.
• Leadership & Independent working skills – Ability to support and build
capacity and empower youth people. Ability to work independently with minimal
supervision. Self-motivated.
• Ability to work with diverse young people – Sensitivity to cultural and
language differences, able to interact with people at all levels of the
• Team work skills – Able to work with others in a consultative way, ability
to withstand and resolve conflict, negotiating professional solutions
• Planning and Organisation – Able to prioritise within restricted resources
to tight deadlines. Able to anticipate and adapt to change. Strong attention
to detail.
• IT Skills – good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel particularly.
• Commitment to VSO’s work and values
• Desirable:
• Research skills – ability to provide basic technical input on youth action
research activities.
• Event/project management skills – ability to design and manage coordination
of event set up.

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**Closing Date** : 29th March. 2022

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