Youth Civic Engagement Advisor (Part-Time)

Starting date: November or December 2020 
Duty station: Prague with occasional travels to PIN country programs
Duration: 24 months with possibility of extension
Type of Contract: Part-time (average 20 hours a week)

Summary

The Youth Civic Engagement Advisor will be part of PIN’s Good Governance team and will be responsible for providing technical support to PIN’s youth civic engagement programming, including its flagship One World in Schools education methodology. The position will be based on PIN’s Prague office with travel to PIN’s country offices

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide remote and in-country technical advisory support/trainings to PIN’s youth civil society and civic engagement programming globally
  • Provide all technical and operational support for One World in School programming in PIN’s Relief and Development Department countries including remote and in-person training for OWIS project teams
  • Ensure effective coordination with PIN’s One World in Schools Department and incorporate innovations into PIN’s global programmes
  • Support PIN’s Good Governance team to develop new youth programming including fundraising, develop strategic partnerships and development of external communication materials
  • Coordinate with PIN’s Good Governance team to mainstream youth civic engagement in governance programming when relevant
  • Develop PIN’s youth civic engagement tools/resources and promote their use in relevant governance programming
  • Promote sharing of experiences and lessons learnt between different country programmes

Requirements

  • Experience in youth programming, in particular youth civil society development and civic engagement, experience in countries where PIN works is a distinct advantage
  • Experience working in either the formal or non-formal education sector, with an emphasis on human rights and civic education
  • Experience in program cycle management, including project design, results-based monitoring and impact evaluation
  • Willingness to travel to PIN country programmes 3-4 times per year
  • Fluency in English required

PIN Offers

  • Background and professionalism of the largest Czech non-governmental organization
  • Interesting and creative work with international reach
  • Salary of 34 -35 000 CZK gross per month on full time basis, according to PIN salary scale
  • PIN supports professional and personal development
  • Annual leave
  • Sick days
  • Home office upon agreement
  • Multisport card
  • Child day care for employees’ children (kindergarten in the building of our Prague office)
  • Open and informal organizational culture
  • Possibility to participate in interesting events we organize (e.g. One World international film festival)
  • Friendly colleagues with similar values

How to Apply?

Are you interested in this position? Send us your CV and short cover letter via this link. Please note only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Interviews will be conducted on rolling basis and the vacancy will be closed when filled.

People in Need staff are expected to perform job duties and responsibilities in accordance with People in Need Code of conduct and key policies (available at: www.peopleinneed.cz/policies).