Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD)

The Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 2003 with the vision of empowering Ethiopian youth to become productive, self-reliant, and healthy agents of sustainable development. Our organization focuses on various program areas such as Youth and Women Empowerment, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Health and HIV/AIDS, and Environment, with a special emphasis on climate change.
Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD) in partnership with Amref Health Africa implements Kefeta in Adama, Bishoftu, and four sub-cities in Addis Ababa. Kefeta envisions Ethiopian youths who are game changers: empowered to advance their own economic, civic, and social development; resilient in the face of shocks; actively promoting development within their communities and contributing to the country’s peace and prosperity. Kefeta will strengthen the youth ecosystem in Ethiopia with integrated, multi-sectoral, youth-centered programming aligned with the Positive Youth Development (PYD) approach.

Youth Network for Sustainable Development (YNSD) wants to recruit employees in the following vacant Position

Job Title: Intern

Required Qualification, Experience and Skills
Education:BA in Project Management, Management, Business Administration and Related field, with a preferable for experience in intern and volunteer service.
Reports to: Cluster Manager
Duty station: Addis Ababa, Bishoftu and Adama
Required number: 6 (Six), Two in each city
Employment type: Full time
Duration: Six Months

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Strong commitment to working with youths
Experience working in youth volunteerism
Those trained and pass through Kefeta training packages
Experience in workshop/training, campaign/events organizing
Excellent verbal and written communication skill in English
Excellent verbal and written communication skill in Afaan Oromo for Adama and Bishoftu

The intern performs the following duties and responsibilities
Facilitating the legalization process of youth coalition in the city and Developing manuals, SOPs, and guidance for their legalization process
Supporting youth coalition in developing the annual plan, executing, monitoring, and Reporting plan activities to stakeholders
Oversee planning and implementation of specific activities planned by the youth coalition
Ensure coordination and networking with other NGOs and local authorities in targeted areas
Supporting city-level youth coalitions in resource mobilization to execute planned youth coalition activities
Searching and Applying for grants to execute youth coalition vision and mission
Organize and facilitate different meetings, workshops, and discussions, with stakeholders, government, and other implementing partners as needed
Submitting the progress report (Monthly, Quarterly, and Yearly) of the youth coalition- to concerned stakeholders
Ensure documentation of all Youth coalition activities
Prepare and submit timely and quality activity reports, including field notes and success stories, to effectively capture lessons learned on the ground from the projects
Undertake other duties as may be assigned by the cluster manager

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit their application letter, CV and educational certificates within 5 days from the date of this vacancy announcement through

N.B Only short-listed candidate will be communicated.

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