Координатор по работе с молодежью в сфере экологии в UNICEF (в Таиланд) (дедлайн 24 мая)

19 мая 2022
Бангкок (Таиланд)

В UNICEF отрыта вакансия Координатор по работе с молодежью в сфере экологии (в Таиланд).

 

UNICEF works in some of the world’s toughest places, to reach the world’s most disadvantaged children. To save their lives. To defend their rights. To help them fulfilling their potential. Across 190 countries and territories, UNICEF work for every child, everywhere, every day, to build a better world for everyone. And UNICEF never give up.

 

Tasks:

  • Support UNICEF regional initiatives related to adolescents and youth participation and empowerment through climate action, coordinating across UNICEF sections and offices, and
    ensuring clear alignment between UNICEF goals and value-add and Youth Engagement in Climate Action Platform’s regional strategy;
  • Provide technical and operational support to develop and implement adolescent-focused capacity building and awareness tracks within YECAP, drawing on existing assets and
    programmes (such as UNICEF’s Adolescent Kit and the Global Volunteer Initiative) with the overall aim of developing the capacity of adolescents effectively participate and engage in
    climate policy development and negotiations, with a specific focus on opportunities for adolescents to lead change within their communities.
  • Develop regional theory of change on adolescent and youth climate action and participation through desk research, consultations with UNICEF colleagues and young people for
    presentation to regional ADAP, Climate and Education Focal Points;
  • Design and manage Cohort 1 of Adolescents YECAP Fellowship (13-15 year old), working in close collaboration with UNDP and YECAP organizers and within the overarching Regional
    Young People’s Action Team;
  • Support integration of YECAP members and Fellows into UNICEF Regional Young People’s Action Team to regularly contribute to UNICEF programming dialogues and regional
    platforms to share their voices;
  • Develop advocacy and communications materials, such as social media cards, newsletters and blog posts to highlight YECAP results on an as-needed basis;
  • Support and facilitate meaningful and active participation of adolescents, including adolescent girls, adolescents with disabilities and other vulnerable groups, in pertinent climate-
    related meetings and events at the national, regional and international level, including but not limited to, Regional Climate Weeks, Conference of Parties (COPs), UNICEF programming
    discussions, and others.
  • Assist UNICEF EAPRO and YECAP co-conveners in organizing capacity building workshops, regional dialogues and networking events with Asia-Pacific governments, adolescent and
    youth leaders and other relevant stakeholders on youth-inclusive climate policy development
  • Manage information sharing and updates to ensure that Climate, ADAP, WASH, Education, Child Protection and Communications teams are updated on YECAP progress, UNICEF role
    and opportunities for greater collaboration with UNICEF country offices.
  • Develop and maintain a database of movements, initiatives, organizations and individuals driving youth-led climate action in the region.

 

Required experience:

  • 3 years of experience in International Development, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainable Development or similar;
  • Professional work experience at the national and/or international level in youth empowerment, youth-led campaigns and adolescent and youth skills development with demonstrated
    experience in environmental issues or climate action; experience in East Asia at the grassroots level is an asset, as is experience working in the UN or other international
    development organization;
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English; excellent drafting, formulation, reporting skills;
  • Accuracy and professionalism in document production and editing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; culturally and socially sensitive; ability to work inclusively and collaboratively with a range of partners, including grassroots community members,
    religious and youth organizations, and authorities at different levels; familiarity with tools and approaches of communications for development;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment; ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc.) and email/internet; familiarity with database management; and office
    technology equipment;
  • Knowledge of communications, social media, and graphic design skills are an asset;
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimum supervision; ability to work with tight deadlines;
  • Sound security awareness;
  • Previous experience (volunteer, intern or other professional experience) in supporting adolescent and youth-led climate action initiatives at the local or regional level and a passion
    for Sustainable Development, volunteerism and youth empowerment as a mechanism for durable development, and the UN System.
  • Knowledge and networks among youth groups in the region is an asset; 

 

Required education level:

  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in International Development, Political Science, Environmental Studies, Sustainable Development or related field 

 

 

Living conditions and remarks:

  • The contract one year renewable.
  • $1980 stipend, $4000 relocation allowance.
  • Bangkok provides basic living needs, including accommodation, banking facilities, medical facilities and telecommunications/internet services are readily available. 
  • All staple foods can be found in the markets, eg: rice, meat, vegetables, fruit, cooking oil, salt, etc. Many imported goods are available in Bangkok and other places throughout Thailand. 
  • Bangkok has many good restaurants with good health standards and most guesthouses provide food. In Thailand the most used means of transportation are taxi or local bus (and, in Bangkok, the elevated train service). 
  • Mobile phone is the most dependable tool to be in- touch with colleagues and friends. Internet service is readily available and affordable at most apartment complexes. ATMs are everywhere in Thailand and Western cards can usually be used to withdraw Thai Baht. 
  • For those with children, schooling options in Bangkok are to be well evaluated and determined before taking your children at duty station. School fees and area really depends on your preferences. Admission fee for school in Thailand ranges from $3,000 - $9,000 and tuition fee from $5,500 - $25,533 (per annum). Depending on educational quality and the area which comes with price tags, you may need to explore more on schools to find out what they could offer that serves the needs of your children. No specific allocation is available for schooling and Volunteers will need to bare the entire costs.

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