Job Details
Employer: Youngstars Foundation

Youngstars Foundation is one of Africa’s unique, life-changing youth organization operating in Abuja, Nigeria. From a weekly youth club in a local barber shop in 1995, Youngstars Foundation is growing to emerge as one of the lead youth non-profit that is building young people and strengthening youth organizations involved in development programs in Africa.

Youngstars Foundation is now in Special Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), and is registered with CAC Nigeria as Youngstars Development Initiative (CAC/IT/NO 21517) and in Ghana as Youngstars Development Initiative (G.21, 431).

We are recruiting to fill this position.

Job Description

  • The Democracy Program Associate will be responsible for managing a youth democracy and good governance program designed to increase youth participation in governance, politics, elections and nation building.
  • The Democracy Program Associate shall also be responsible for developing youth friendly and relevant governance programs, writing fundable proposals, effectively implementing such programs to the satisfaction of participants, partners and other stakeholders.
  • Such a person should be very informed about governance and political affairs in Nigeria and beyond, should have good communication and peoples skills, and also be passionate about youth participation in democracy and good governance.
Candidate Requirements
  • A Degree/HND in political science, law, development studies or any other related social science discipline.
  • At least 1- 2years of experience in democracy, governance and political-related work with an NGO, or other development organizations will be an advantage.
  • Eligibility - Between 23 and 32 years of age.
  • Preferably female.
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