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Gender Monitoring & Evaluation Innovator

January 20, 2014

(National) Canada

Contact Name
Jane Baldwin

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Human Rights


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Youth Challenge International (YCI) is recruiting for a Gender M&E Innovator to work on a six-week partner capacity building project in Mwanza, Tanzania with our local partner, Kivulini.

YCI is a global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change. Working with local partners in eight countries around the world, YCI engages youth in creating solutions to the challenges they face. Kivulini is a women’s rights organization that facilitates the creation of social, economic and legal environments that guarantee women and girls’ rights to live in violence-free communities.

This exciting Youth Innovator opportunity will include a pre-project distance-learning program, followed by an intensive six-week placement in Mwanza. While in-country, you will work with YCI’s field staff, local partner organizations and the local government to further the reach and relevance of their programming. Your background in gender and monitoring and evaluation, combined with strong intercultural communication skills will help build the capacity of our partner, Kivulini, and the local organizations they work with in Mwanza.

Key Responsibilities:
• Review Kivulini's new Performance Monitoring Plan (PMP) and Gender Policy
• Develop an M&E plan specifically for the Gender Policy that fits within the overarching PMP
• Develop tools as necessary to support the implementation of the M&E plan
• Conduct presentations and final reports for Kivulini and YCI

Your Skills and Experience:
• Social studies with a focus on gender issues
• Demonstrated experience working with on policy adaptation/development
• Experience developing M&E indicators and strategy
• Experience in facilitating trainings and workshops
• Excellent organizational and planning skills
• Prior cross-cultural experience and strong inter-cultural communication skills

Fundraising Goal: YCI volunteers are required to fundraise and/or contribute a minimum of $600 for these projects to contribute towards YCI’s global youth development programs.

What’s Covered:
• Preparatory support and pre-project distance learning
• In-country orientation
• Modest homestay accommodation and food
• In-country work-related travel
• Comprehensive emergency travel medical insurance

What’s Not Covered:
• Airfare
• Personal expenses
• Visa fees
• Participants will be expected obtain the required vaccinations and take anti-malarials at their own expense

Please apply online using YCI’s volunteer application form at http://www.yci.org/html/volunteer/globally/applynow.asp

When submitting your application online, please also send a copy of your resume and references to generalinfo[at]yci.org.


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Youth Challenge International

Building on over 20 years of experience, YCI’s programs are designed to meet the needs of youth affected by poverty through four integrated sectors: livelihoods, health, leadership and the environment.