Volunteering Jobs at Restless Development 2024, Restless Development is a global non profit agency. We support the collective power of young leaders to create a better world. We are independently registered and governed in nine countries (India, Nepal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, UK, USA, Zambia and Zimbabwe) bound together by our vision for youth power. We run youth-led programmes to tackle the issues that young people care about the most –  We also run the Youth Collective – a growing network of over 4000 local youth civil society groups and organisations in 185 countries. We are committed to creating an agency that walks the talk on power shifting, using the power shifting checklist, both internally and externally.

Our Approach to Safeguarding

Restless Development considers the welfare and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults to be an organisational imperative with primacy over the success of programmes or strategic objectives. We recognise that safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and we expect all of our staff, volunteers and partners to ensure we protect the communities in which we operate from harm and abide by our Safeguarding Policy.

About the Role

Restless Development in collaboration with Swiss Contact aims to implement the VIJANA TWAWEZA Project in two councils of Iringa Municipal Council and Ifakara Town Council. This is a nine-month training project focused on poultry farming and value chain development with the objective of increasing employment opportunities for 200 young people in the Ifakara Town Council and 200 youth in Iringa municipal council, with a particular emphasis on young mothers and young women (aged 15 to 24). We aim to equip them with comprehensive skills and knowledge essential to successfully establishing and managing poultry related  enterprises.

About You.

Qualification

  • Degree/Diploma in a relevant field, preferably related to animal science, animal health, veterinary medicine and other related livestock keeping courses
  • Experience in Community development, entrepreneurship and Poultry farming  will be an added advantage
  • Resident of Iringa municipal council if  applying for Iringa post
  • Resident of Morogoro region preferably ifakara town council if applying for ifakara post

Experience

  • Technical expertise in community development approaches and Entrepreneurship.
  • A clear understanding of Peer Education Approach especially Leadership, Gender and Entrepreneurship
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills suitable for both youth (young mothers), Parents and local government audiences.

Desirable

  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili
  • Good ICT skills including Word, Excel, email/internet, PowerPoint
  • A strong personal commitment to the values of Restless Development and the role of young people in the development
  • Experience of working in a multicultural environment

Equal Opportunity

Restless Development is an equal opportunities employer and invites applications from all segments of the community. Restless Development will guarantee that no applicant faces less favourable treatment based on gender, sexual orientation, marital status, social status, caste, race, ethnic origin, religious belief, age, HIV status, disability, or any other factor that cannot be demonstrated to be relevant to performance.

NOTE: These positions are open to candidates of both genders; however, we strongly encourage female candidates to apply.

How to Apply

You can apply through our Online Google form by clicking HERE  by 28th February 2024 .Please note that we do not accept CVs, resumes or covering letters.

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