FORWARD is seeking a reliable, organised Youth and Advocacy Programme Assistant to work with the Head of Global Advocacy and Partnerships and assist in the implementation of partnership projects in Africa. The post holder will also support the FORWARD youth team on campaign and advocacy action in relation to youth leadership and gender based violence.
You will support the implementation of partnership projects in Africa and UK Youth Leadership projects. This is a great opportunity to build relationships with Africa partners assisting the Head of Global Advocacy and Partnerships at the various steps of programme implementation. You will work with key FORWARD youth structures including the Young Women’s Advisory Panel and the Youth Hub. You will also provide assistance in fundraising for projects and get involved in sharing lessons from our programmes through social media and policy briefs.
Your main responsibilities will be:
- Promote and provide administrative support to youth leadership development and engagement structures.
- Support policy and advocacy campaigns
- Assist on regular monitoring and evaluation processes
- Support aspects of coordination and communication with partners
- Help identify new funding and support some stages of proposal development
As part of the recruitment and selection process FORWARD may undertake DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checks where appropriate for all individuals who will work directly with children and vulnerable adults. We are committed to welcoming people from diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. FORWARD considers being female a Genuine Occupational Requirement for this post under the Equality Act 2010.
Closing date: 26 September 2019 and Interview dates: Week commencing 9th October
Please state this reference in your application: AYA2019
Due to the volume of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We are sorry we are unable to reply to all submissions.