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Senior Youth Collective Manager (We Lead)

We are looking for a values-driven, confident leader who shares our passion for youth and youth development. The Senior Youth Collective Manager will have strong management skills – balancing coordination and operational delivery with a strategic focus.

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Head of Programmes & Partnerships (WeLead)

We are looking for a values-driven, confident leader who shares our passion for youth and youth development, someone with a senior programme management background, with knowledge of MEL and Programme Quality, Evidence and Learning and with the ability to lead from the top. Above all this is a key leadership position – strong inclusive leadership skills are a must as you drive forward this ambitious programme and lead talented teams to deliver to the highest standards.

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Research Learning Manager (WeLead)

We are looking for someone with strong technical research and evaluation skills; the ability to train and support young right holders to harness evidence and learning in their activism; and a commitment to supporting youth leadership.

Climate Change & Youth Aspirations

This new study is looking at how climate change impacts the lives of young people. What are young people doing to mitigate the effects of climate change upon their lives and their communities? We are also looking at how young people can be helped to overcome this challenge.

ICS update

The current phase of the ICS programme, delivered by VSO in partnership with Restless Development and Raleigh International, will come to its planned end in December 2020.

YouLead covid-19 Report

Young people are fighting back against covid-19 in East Africa We conducted a regional youth survey on the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of young people in East Africa, in partnership with the YouLead Consortium and partners. Some of the recommendations that the young people shared, were that: Governments should do more to ensure …

Shifting the Power Research

“Shifting the power: what will it take to do development differently?” is a research series into Youth Civil Society, led by young people in Iraq, Lebanon, Madagascar and Uganda. Download the full report below.

Living Innovation Research

What does success look like? Supporting young people to reach their living aspirations. What are the livelihood aspirations of young people in Uganda? What is getting in their way? Through our peer to peer research approach, we were able to ask young people directly about their experiences and aspirations around livelihoods. We intend to use …

Youth Think Tank

Training young people to conduct and lead research projects, collecting evidence, and documenting youth needs, challenges, and aspirations in seven African countries to influence livelihoods and employment policy.