9 Nov 2015

Volunteer Youth advocate


Job Description

Would you like to join the UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel?

Are you a youth advocate?

UNFPA Tanzania has now opened applications for the UNFPA Youth Advisory Panel Membership. We are looking for young representatives of youth organisations who can be active and engaged members of the panel that advises UNFPA on youth matters.

Please see below and attached in Swahili the call for application. Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to ask. Deadline is 12th November 2015. 

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Application for Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) Membership

The UNFPA Country Representative invites applications for membership of the Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) from young people who meet the following criteria:

·         Age 15-22 years

·         An active member of the community with a passion for youth development

·         Affiliated to one or more youth organizations / networks, i.e. representing a constituency of some kind (faith-based, disability, educational, skills development, gender, leadership, living with HIV, sports, rural development, etc).

Criteria for selection

A panel convened by UNFPA will review all applications and select shortlisted applicants for interview. Applicants will be chosen to represent a diversity of interest groups, networks and constituencies, and preference will be given to applicants with teamwork qualities, leadership experience, communication skills, innovative approaches and commitment to furthering youth development.

How to apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit the below to thassan@unfpa.org for Tanzania Mainland and spengemen@unfpa.org for Zanzibar.

·         Motivation letter

·         CV

·         Letter of support / endorsement from the organisation/s to which you are affiliated.

Closing date: 12 November 2015 

Communication with prospective applicants

After the above-mentioned closing date, communication will be limited to shortlisted applicants only. Should you not hear from us after two weeks from the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. For any enquiries regarding this advert please do not hesitate to contact thassan@unfpa.org

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) is an international development agency that aims at delivering a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every child birth is safe, and every young person’s potential is fulfilled


Job Types: Volunteer.

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