VACANCY: ADOLESCENTS AND YOUTH ADVOCATES

PROJECT: Tear Down Barriers for Adolescents and Youth SRHR.
DURATION: Five (5) months September 7, 2018 – 31st January 2019.
LOCATION: Port Harcourt, Rivers State

POSITIONS: 25

KNIT TOGETHER Initiative (KTI) is an advocacy and campaign organization that works to empower young people, to build resilience, determination in themselves and the society. As a non-profit organization, KTI promotes the well-being of all with no regard for social class. KTI is a youth-led, youth-focused organization registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission, Nigeria (CAC/IT/NO 102523). Inspired by the challenges and opportunities in the Niger Delta region, and in Nigeria – in Health, Environment, Youth Entrepreneurship and Education, KTI is building a strong network of individuals and communities in the region to promote, lead and/or support the implementation of the sustainable development goals and other internationally agreed conventions that promote health, rights & well-being of all persons. For more details, kindly refer to www.knittogetherinitiative.org

This project aims to empower young people with knowledge and skills to become change agents, to advocate for increased community support for adolescents and youth sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in Rivers state. This will also help to promote youth-led advocacy for the review of and implementation of Family Life and HIV/AIDS Education (FLHE) curriculum which is also known in Nigeria as the leading guide for comprehensive sexuality education. Through this project, KTI hope to refocus the FLHE curriculum beyond abstinence only for HIV/AIDS prevention, but with provision for, how and where to access contraception information and services and HIV/AIDS care/treatment among adolescents and youth.  Apply Now

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
BSc, Dip, SSCE and Undergrads

ELIGIBILITY:
Must be between 18 – 30 years
Must be very active on Twitter and Facebook (this will be checked through your social media channels)
Must be available throughout the duration of the project
Must be resident in Port Harcourt

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in a training (must)
Participate in (selective) in a workshop
Participate in a social media outreach event (must)
Participate in advocacy visits to government ministries and to office of the wife of the Executive Governor (by choice)

BENEFITS:
Opportunity to enjoy a tech skill mentorship for workplace development
Earn a certificate of project implementation at the end of the project
This is a NON PAYMENT position, however all cost associated with attending training, workshop and advocacy visits will be taken care of.
First hand opportunity to work with KTI on remunerated positions when available.

KNIT TOGETHER is an equal opportunity employer. However, we encourage indigenous people – girls and young women to apply.
All applications are due on 31st August, 2018.

For more information send email to info@knittogetherinitiative.org