Youth Community Engagement Volunteer 2021

Youth Community Engagement Volunteer

National Youth
Phnom-Penh (KHM)
6 months with possibility of extension
16 February 2021

Candidate age: between 18 and 29 throughout the entire duration of their assignment. Applicants must be nationals of or legal residents in the country of assignment.

Within the delegated authority and under the supervision of Youth Employment Coordinator with dotted reporting line to Youth Co:Lab/Youth Focal and Youth team in UNDP Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, the Youth Community Engagement Volunteer will:

  • Organise and facilitate online and offline Movers Programme workshops for youth in Cambodia;
  • Manage and oversee Movers Programme events and members in Cambodia;
  • Community engagement and management with alumni of the youth programme, including Movers Programme;
  • Support in adapting and localizing Movers training curriculum for Cambodia context;
  • Bridge and mobilize partners and resources in Cambodia to co-convene Movers Programme activities, mentorship and module design;
  • Travel to facilitate Movers Programme workshops if needed;
  • Assist in the Youth Co:Lab Cambodia activities, i.e. National Dialogue, Ecosystem Discussions and Innovation Challenge;
  • Assist in the creation of a robust youth network in Cambodia;
  • Assist in documentation and knowledge management of YCL and Movers Programme.
  • Any other related tasks as may be required or assigned by the supervisor and Youth Co:Lab/Youth Focal.
 Bachelor degree or equivalent

Bachelor’s or higher degree in business management, marketing, communications, international relations or any related field;

0-2 years of experience:

  • Previous engagement with youth-related work is a must - experience of volunteering/working/interning in youth-focused CSO/s or youth empowerment projects.
  • Demonstrates commitment to UN’s mission, vision and values;
  • Demonstrates sound judgment, diplomacy and sensitivity to confidential matters;
  • Previous assignment in a similar position would be desirable;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members, religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels;
  • English(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
  • Khmer(Mandatory), Level - Fluent
 Community participation and development

Accountability, Commitment and Motivation, Commitment to Continuous Learning, Communication, Ethics and Values, Integrity, Working in Teams

Eligible candidates must be between 18 and 29 years of age throughout the duration of their service.

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This is a national UN Volunteer assignment, therefore only nationals of Cambodia and legal residents with a residency permit, the status of refugee or with the status of being stateless are eligible to apply.

Application deadline: 16 February 2021