CENTRE FOR YOUTH EMPOWERMENT & CIVIC EDUCATION (CYECE)

Centre for Youth Empowerment and Civic Education (CYECE) is a Non Governmental and not-for-profit organization established in March 1997. It was formed with the aim of addressing the socio-economic development issues affecting young people in Malawi.

CALL FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS TO JOIN THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES AT CYECE

Published: 08/08/2019 21:36:12

1.0 BACKGROUND

Centre for Youth Empowerment and Civic Education (CYECE) is a Non-Governmental and not-for-profit organization established in March 1997. It was formed with the aim of addressing the socio-economic development issues affecting children and young people in Malawi. CYECE's development goal calls for Scaling up of interventions and efforts that protect children's rights, empower young people and promote their sexual and reproductive health and rights in Malawi. CYECE headquarters is based in Lilongwe in Area 15 and it has programmes across Malawi with community-based projects in Lilongwe, Kasungu, Salima, Mchinji, Dedza in the central region, Mangochi, Chiradzulu, Machinga, Balaka, Zomba, Thyolo, Blantyre and Chikhwawa in the southern Region and Karonga, Nkhatabay, Mzimba in the northern region.

The Organization uses four interlinked strategies of Community Mobilization, empowerment, Capacity building and advocacy to fulfill its mandate. CYECE has a strong and active board of trustees which has professionals from diverse backgrounds and disciplines.

CYECE has an immediate vacancy for 2 Young professionals to join its Board of Trustees and is currently seeking applications from self-motivated young people who will join a team of professionals in CYECEs board to provide overall oversight to the operations of CYECE. This is a voluntary position and is in line with the Meaningful Youth Participation (MYP) focus which specifically ensure that young people are able to contribute towards decision making processes at all levels. The term of office is 3 years.

2.0 KEY ROLES OF THE YOUNG PROFESSIONALS IN THE BOARD

3.0 QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: No prior experience is required however knowledge and understanding of the global, regional and national policy environment and governance issues is an added advantage.

Education: Preferably first Degree in any related field from a recognized learning institution but preferably in Finance, ICT, Research and Development studies. Applicants should be aged below 25 years.

Candidates who meet the above qualifications should submit in person or email their detailed typed application letter and Curriculum Vitae that include their qualification, experience, professional references and current active address and contact information to the following address;

The Executive Director
Centre for Youth Empowerment and Civic Education (CYECE)
Area 15/6, Gogo Jenala Compound
Private Bag B-349
Lilongwe 3. Malawi

Alternatively, applications can be submitted through email: info@cyecemw.org and cyece.eoi@gmail.com.

Applications must be received not later than 5:00pm on 15th August, 2019.

CYECE is an equal opportunity employer