Location: Ottawa, Canada
Reports to: Deputy Director
Position Type: Consultancy
Duration: August 2015 to March 2016
Level of Effort: Up to 150 days
Language Requirements: English, French (Advanced) and Spanish (Advanced)
Salary: According to experience, daily rate of $270-288CAD
EQWIP HUBS will be a dynamic platform of diverse actors and young people working together to develop solutions to both local and global social, economic and environmental challenges in six countries around the world. EQWIP, an innovative youth serving partnership between Canada World Youth (CWY) and Youth Challenge International (YCI) has brought together a global consortium including UN-HABITAT, TakingITGlobal (TIG) and the Education Development Centre (EDC) to collaborate on this initiative. Through 17 youth centered EQWIP HUBS in urban areas, participatory programming will support young people in accessing a sustainable livelihood. Through the engagement of a multi-stakeholder EQWIP HUB Network, EQWIP HUBS will foster a supportive and responsive enabling environment for youth livelihood activities by providing mentorship, coaching and access to capital. The EQWIP HUB Network will strengthen the capacity of public and private sector stakeholders and civil society related to youth mainstreaming for policies, products and services.
EQWIP HUBS is building a team of energetic, skilled and passionate individuals who are motivated by the prospect of exploring new and creative approaches to solving complex global challenges.
Under the supervision of the Deputy Director and in close collaboration with Country Managers, the Chief of Party and department leads (HR, IT, Finance, Recruitment, Livelihoods, Gender, M&E), this consultancy will be responsible for supporting the operational and programmatic start-up of programs in each of the six programming countries.
Deadline to apply: Friday August 28th at 5pm EST. Applications will be considered upon submission. Please submit your cover letter and CV as a one document Word or PDF e-mail attachment to email@example.com, with “Program Advisor Consultant” in the subject line. No phone calls about the position can be accepted. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.