Young Innovators Fellowship Programme - Technical Positions East / South Africa

Contract Type: Fellowship
Closing date: 22 February 2016 - 10:00pm(New York time)
Duty station: Johannesburg, South Africa
Job ID: 5311

Hiring today’s innovators, developing tomorrow’s leaders!

  • Do you have a passion to make a difference in your community?
  • Do you want to advocate for the rights of young people in your country?
  • Do you feel like you have the drive to lead a change, and want to develop your skillsets to do so?
  • Are you aged between 18 - 25 years?

If you have answered yes, then we invite you to apply to our Young Innovators Fellowship Programme!

UNFPA is seeking two of the brightest and most ambitious youth globally to be a part our Fellowship Programme. This opportunity of a lifetime is a fully funded programme with expenses related to travel, stipend, accommodation and health insurance covered by UNFPA.

This exciting development opportunity will see two fellows join us at UNFPA Headquarters in New York for a period of three months (July-Sept 2016) where the fellows will undergo leadership training, after which the fellows will then be placed at either their Regional or Country Offices for a period of nine months in a capacity most relevant to their experience.

Our East and Southern Africa Regional Office is located in Johannesburg, South Africa.

We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

South Africa
Population : 57.4 mil
Fertility rate
2.4
Maternal Mortality Ratio
138
Contraceptives prevalence rate
57
Population aged 10-24
27%
Youth secondary school enrollment
Boys 65%
Girls 65%