Local Coordinator: Youth Activist Leadership Council Rupandehi
The Right Here Right Now 2 (RHRN2) partnership is created so that young people in all their diversity enjoy their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in gender-just societies. Young people are at the forefront of our partnership. RHRN seeks to unleash the power of youth, increase public support for SRHR, improve policies and laws, and strengthen civil society. Lobbying and advocacy are the main strategy, supported by mutual capacity strengthening.
The Right Here Right Now 2 (RHRN2) is a partnership created so that young people in all their diversity enjoy their sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in gender-just societies. The RHRN2 Nepal is a strategic partnership between six diverse youth led and youth serving organizations to which YUWA serves as a Secretariat. The Nepal coalition consists of a diverse organization representing youth led organizations, women’s feminist network organization, LGBTIQ+ led organization, People with Disability led organization and rural-based youth organization namely Beyond Beijing Committee Nepal (BBC), Blue Diamond Society (BDS), Blind Youth Association Nepal (BYAN), Center for Karnali Rural Promote and Society Development (CDS-PARK) Youth Alliance for Development (YARD) and YUWA. The coalition envisions to ensure young people aged 13-30 in their diversity are empowered to exercise all aspects of sexual and reproductive health and rights in a supportive social and enabling legal environment in Nepal by 2025.
The coalition envisions to ensure young people aged 13-30 in their diversity are empowered to exercise all aspects of sexual and reproductive health and rights in a supportive social and enabling legal environment in Nepal by 2025.
YUWA with the support of Right Here Right Now, is organizing an annual program called Youth Activist Leadership Council in Rupandehi district. Apropos to this, we are looking for a local coordinator based in Rupandehi district to help support our program.
Youth Activists Leadership Council (YALC) is a group of 10 youth activists of diverse background and identities, aged 16 to 24, who advocate at the local and national level for improved sexual and reproductive health policies that support reproductive health, family planning services, comprehensive sexuality education and programs that support meaningful youth participation. Council members advocate by raising issues of SRHR and CSE through peer-to-peer approach, blogs, social media and social campaign.
Position: Local Coordinator
Project: Youth Activist Leadership Council/ Right Here Right Now Nepal
Workstation: Based in Rupandehi, Lumbini Province with some travel to Kathmandu
Duration: February – October
Level of Engagement: This is not a full-time position; the candidate will work remotely and support the program team at central office.
Roles and responsibilities
- Planning & Execution
- Coordination with stakeholders
- Reporting & Communication
- Monitoring, Evaluation, and Other
Minimum Academic Qualifications: Running bachelor’s degree in sociology, public health, development studies or any relevant discipline.
- Skills on knowledge and experience about health system of Nepal
- Knowledge about health governance at local health system
- Prior experiences with youth led organization for youth development activities
- Experience in providing strategic leadership and guidance to local youth clubs and groups
- Strong coordination and collaboration skills at federal and province level
- Experience in knowledge management, including organizing events/webinars, drafting reports and developing knowledge products
- Knowledge of financial and policy compliance; including budget planning and implementation
- Excellent knowledge and experience on project management, HR management and M&E tools
- Excellent documentation and report writing skills (English and Nepali)
Interested candidate meeting the above-mentioned requirements are requested to apply by sending their updated CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Application for the position “Local Coordinator” or directly apply through website by 15th February 2023.