Youth Challenge International Tanzania Jan 16 to March 13 2013 by 9b2SLCz2

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									Tanzania: January 16 to March 13, 2013 (T13-8A)
Youth Challenge International (YCI) is recruiting a team of nine Youth Ambassadors
between the ages of 18 and 35 with diverse skills, experiences and backgrounds for an
eight-week focused youth development project in Tanzania from January 16 to March 13,
2013. This exciting opportunity will include a pre-project distance-learning program,
followed by an intensive eight-week placement in Tanzania. While in Tanzania, you will
work with one of YCI’s partner organizations— ZANGOC in Zanzibar, Faraja Trust Fund in
Morogoro, Umoja Center in Arusha —to further the reach and relevance of their youth
development program.

Key Project Activities May Include:
    Work with partners to conduct professional skills training (including
      communication, resume and career development, computer skills, Internet) for
      marginalized out of school youth including youth with disabilities, youth living with
      HIV and recovering substance users
    Work with partners to organize health outreach events including SRH, HIV/AIDS,
      environmental health and substance abuse to urban and rural areas
    Join with partners to commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8th, 2013
    Research and develop programs on one or more of the following: youth
      entrepreneurs, business planning, microfinance and “how to start your own
      business”
    Work with partners to conduct foreign language and business skills classes
      including CV/resume development, English, French and Spanish for out of school
      and marginalized youth
    Engage youth in community initiatives, opportunities and activities to mobilize and
      promote youth leadership in community health and environmental education.
    Strengthen the capacity of YCI’s partners on various areas including; human
      resources management, IT, financial management, proposal writing, monitoring and
      evaluation, and database development

Recommended Skills and Experience:
    Experience Teaching English as a foreign language
    Experience teaching computer skills such as Word, Excel, Power point and Internet
     research/browsing
    Familiarity with youth development programming and social networking
    Training in public health; experience leading health discussions; good knowledge of
     HIV/AIDS and other STIs
    Experience working with disadvantages populations, including people with
     disabilities;
    Experience with edutainment, theatre and other community arts
    Training in business or NGO management including human resources, accounting
     and financial management
    Proven effectiveness in cross-cultural settings
    Prior overseas experience an asset

Please apply online using YCI’s volunteer application form at


                                                  Youth Challenge International
                                    555 Richmond St. W., Suite 313, PO Box 1205, Toronto, ON, M5V 3B1
        T: 416.504.3370 | F: 416.504.3376 | generalinfo@yci.org | www.yci.org | Registered Charitable Number: 11906 9078 RR0001
http://www.yci.org/html/volunteer/globally/applynow.asp




                                              Youth Challenge International
                              555 Richmond St. W., Suite 313, PO Box 1205, Toronto, ON, M5V 3B1
    T: 416.504.3370 | F: 416.504.3376 | generalinfo@yci.org | www.yci.org | Registered Charitable Number: 11906 9078 RR0001
R0001

								
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