Raleigh International is a sustainable development Organization. We harness the passion and energy of young people to effect positive change in sustainable development. Our programmes focus on providing access to safe water and sanitation, protecting vulnerable environments and building resilient communities.
Our work is delivered through young people and is a collaboration between local communities, partners and volunteers from a wide range of backgrounds, nationalities and life stages. We operate in partnership with communities, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and governments in Borneo, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Nepal and Tanzania. Since our foundation as a charity in 1984, Raleigh volunteers have become a global community of more than 40,000 people committed to building a sustainable future.
Our Vision – the world we want to see
A global community working to build a sustainable future.
Our Mission – why we exist
To create lasting change through youth
Our Values – how do we behave?
Our staff believe in and live our values.
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Required Number: Two (2)
Responsible to: Country Operations Manager
Location: Nepal Country Office, Lalitpur (with as needed national travel within Nepal)
Contract: One-year renewal contract
Overall Purpose of the Job:
Youth Development Officers (YDOs) have an important role in Raleigh International Nepal’s (RIN’s) youth strategy. YDOs are responsible for the marketing, recruitment, retention and exit pathways of RIN’s Nepali Volunteers (which are called Host Country Volunteers or HCVs). Volunteers are RIN’s core business and RIN mobilizes Nepali volunteers in both of its flagship programmes of International Citizenship Service (ICS) and Expedition. YDOs are responsible to represent and advertise Raleigh and its programmes, to seek out potential volunteer candidates, recruit and train them, and fulfill an important role in the management and deployment of Nepali volunteers. YDOs need to have experience in marketing, promotion and recruitment, ideally with a focus on youth. RIN is envisaging YDOs who have connections, networks and broad awareness of where potential volunteers could be sourced, are able to conduct promotional and information sessions for prospective volunteers, and can facilitate the recruitment of Nepali volunteers. YDOs also train and prepare Nepali volunteers to participate in RIN’s programmes and play a supporting role for Nepali volunteers both during and after the volunteer cycle completes.
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Interested applicants are requested to send updated CV and Cover Letter to
Please Specify ‘Application for the position of Youth Development Officer’ as the subject line while sending an email or by person to Raleigh International Nepal Khumaltar 15, Lalitpur, Nepal
CLOSING DATE: 5 pm Sunday, 15 March 2020.
Safeguarding and Vulnerable Adults
Raleigh International is committed to ensuring the health, safety, welfare and development of all young people with whom it works regardless of gender, age, stage of development, disability, sexual orientation, religion, culture or ethnicity. All participants who take part in activities organized by us should enjoy taking part in these without fear of harm. We guide all staff and volunteers to show respect for and understanding of young people’s rights and their safety and welfare and by so doing, conduct themselves in a way that reflects our principles.
It is Raleigh International’s policy to conduct organisation business honestly, and without the use of corrupt practices or acts of bribery to obtain or receive an unfair advantage.
Raleigh is committed to ensuring adherence to the highest legal and ethical standards of organisation conduct. This must be reflected in every aspect of the way in which we operate. We must conduct all our dealings with integrity. Bribery and corruption harms the societies in which these acts are committed and prevents economic growth and development.
Any breach of Raleigh’s policy will be regarded as a serious matter and will be dealt with under our disciplinary procedure. In serious cases, it may be treated as gross misconduct leading to summary dismissal.
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