International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) Country Coordinator Program 2020
The International Youth Alliance for Family Planning (IYAFP) is a sexual reproductive health and rights global network of youth advocates aged 15-30. Together, we empower each other to improve Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) through education, programming, and research. Driven by passionate individuals looking to make a difference, IYAFP is an international organization that is entirely youth-led and youth-run! Not just in name, but also in practice! 😉
We’re looking to grow our network even further, and we want you to take the lead as our Country Coordinators, in driving and representing the local and global SRHR agenda in your countries!
What are we looking for?
- Someone between 15 and 28 years of age.
- Passionate, driven and ambitious, with the proven ability to lead a team
- With basic knowledge and interest in SRHR
- A commitment to mobilizing change in their community
- And a resident of the country they are applying to be coordinators for
- With an excellent working proficiency in English, French and/or Spanish
- Who is available to commit a minimum of 7-10 hours/week for a two year tenure
- And ready to take on the responsibilities required of the role
What is in it for you?
Joining our cohort of country coordinators provides you the opportunity to:
- Hone your leadership and advocacy skills and expand your experience in the field of SRHR through educational and training opportunities
- The opportunity to rally youth in your country about a cause you care about and lead a national team
- Shape and strengthen IYAFP’s global network
- Initiate and access small project grants to develop your country specific initiatives
- Connect digitally to the full IYAFP Network of members and alumni via a digital platform
What are you committing to?
Being selected as a Country Coordinator means that you are committing to:
- Dedicating 7-10 hours/week on IYAFP work on a volunteer basis
- Fulfilling responsibilities through a consensus-based decision-making process with your team and general membership
- Upholding transparent and strategic decision-making, governance, and leadership for your IYAFP country chapter
- Developing and implementing an annual work-plan for the IYAFP country chapter that includes quarterly chapter projects, membership engagement activities, events, and other programming that fulfill long-term goals set out by the IYAFP chapter.
- Acting as the point person for your country chapter and communicating regularly with the IYAFP executive team
- Maintaining rigorous databases of membership information and activities run on the ground
- Hiring your Country Coordinator Team (CCT) through a fair and transparent process. Check the CC Teams TOR available in English, French and Spanish.
For a complete list of Country Coordinators (CC) responsibilities, please consult this TOR available in English, French and Spanish.
Eligible Regions: Open to All
All young people, regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or national origin are encouraged and welcome to apply.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should visit http://iyafp.org/apply-now/
Deadline for the application: 14 April 2020