International - Youth Think Tank Researcher

Closing date: Friday 25th November 2016

Salary: This is a voluntary position but honorarium of $800 will be paid for the whole period upon satisfactory accomplishment of assigned tasks

Location: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Zambia, Malawi, Ghana

Following successful implementation of the MasterCard Foundation Youth Think Tank redesign for 2015/16, Restless Development has entered in agreement with The MasterCard Foundation to take on management of the Youth Think Tank for an additional four years, building on the strengths of the existing model and offering some important additions and adaptations. The Youth Think Tank will continue to produce high quality youth-led research on youth livelihoods, as well as responding to relevant research gaps in youth education and financial inclusion to inform and influence the Foundation’s strategy, the approaches of its partners, practitioners and researchers in the wider sector. The Youth Think will also model youth-led approaches, as well as deliver practical guidance and services on incorporating youth-led approaches into programming around youth livelihoods, financial inclusion and education and learning for youth.

Working through and with MCF implementing partners, the Youth Think Tank will expand beyond the existing four countries in East Africa (Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda) to work an additional three countries (Ghana, Malawi and Zambia.

Please send a completed application form and required documentation to yttugrecruitment@restlessdevelopment.org by Friday 25th November 2016. Please note that we DO NOT accept CVs, resumes and cover letters.

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