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The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps Program

The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps Program

Tunisia 16 Aug 2020
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16 Aug 2020
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Applications call for African Union Youth Volunteer Corps Program 2020

The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC), established in 2010, is a continental development program that promotes youth volunteerism in Africa. The program aims to deepen the status of young people as key actors in Africas development targets and goals, enhancing their participation in policy development as well as the design and implementation of relevant interventions towards the Africa Unions Agenda 2063, The Africa we want.

It brings people together to share skills, knowledge, creativity, and learning to build a more integrated, prosperous, and peaceful Continent driven by its citizens. The volunteering opportunities are intended to build professionalism and a sense of responsibility among the participants, thus enhancing their employability. Young African professionals are recruited to serve for a period of 12 months as AU Volunteers in an AU Member State other than their own.

Project Summary

As an African Union Youth Volunteer, you will be deployed to serve for a period of 12 months in your respective professional field. Through the AU-YVC program, the AUC aims to achieve the following objectives:

As an AUYV, you will play a catalytic role in supporting Africas Development Agenda (Agenda 2063) and bring in a youth lens in the various policies and programs you will be engaged in and play your role towards and integrated, prosperous and peaceful Africa driven by its citizen in particular its Youth. You will be deployed for a period of 12 months outside your own country which will expose you to new cultures, and societies where you will be required to adapt, learn and add value to your organization and your host community at large.

Role

Once selected, you will be matched with existing vacancies based on your professional background and past experience. Detailed terms of reference will be provided to you by the host organization where you will be serving.

Qualifications

In order to be considered for the program, applicants have to meet the following criteria:

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Provider: African Union

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