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Girl Champion (30 Positions) – Part-time Jobs at Restless Development

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Restless Development is a global non-profit agency dedicated to supporting the collective power of young leaders to create a better world. Independently registered and governed in nine countries, including Uganda, we empower young people to tackle the issues they care about most. Through youth-led programs and the Youth Collective network, we strive to shift power dynamics and create positive change both locally and globally.

Job Title: Girl Champion (Volunteer Role)

Location: Jinja City, Moroto, Napak, Jinja, and Mayuge Districts (30 positions)

Stipend: Modest monthly stipend depending on level of engagement

Preferred Start Date: May 2024

Length of Contract: 12 Months

Reports to: Programme Officer

Expected Travel: Occasional domestic travels may be required

Job Description:

We are seeking dynamic, committed, and passionate girls to join Restless Development as Girl Champions. As a Girl Champion, you will be based in Project Implementation Districts where your skills will be enhanced in various areas including girl-led research methodology, green entrepreneurship, climate activism, digital advocacy, and story-telling, among others. You will have the opportunity to mentor fellow girls in your community and gain exposure through participation in national, regional, and global platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in girl-led research & needs assessment training.
  • Engage in training on green entrepreneurship, career skills, climate activism, advocacy, story-telling, and organizing.
  • Co-lead an inclusive girl-led needs assessment and evidence-building process.
  • Conduct community dialogues on gender norms affecting girls’ contributions to climate solutions.
  • Lead the development of climate action plans and co-create climate innovations.
  • Facilitate peer support groups and mentorship sessions.
  • Co-create a Global Girls Climate Manifesto and voice it at national and international climate events.
  • Participate in community-level coalitions to engage in and influence national networks.
  • Ensure the safety of fellow Girl Champions and community members.

Qualifications:

Essential:

  • Aged between 18-24 years old.
  • Passionate about youth development and the role of young people in decision-making.
  • Completed at least O-level education, current student, or equivalent work experience in youth engagement.
  • Current resident of Jinja City, Jinja, Napak, Moroto, or Mayuge districts.
  • Fluent in English and the local language of your district.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Desirable:

  • Capacity to commit to the program from start to finish.
  • Passionate about climate justice, advocacy, and community engagement.
  • Expertise or experience in climate change, climate justice, or advocacy work.

Girls from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Procedure & Deadline: To apply, please visit: Apply Here

Deadline: Friday 5th April 2024, at 5:00 PM

Restless Development is committed to creating an inclusive environment and encourages applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or any other status protected by law.

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