12 May, 2014

4864 2 Positions:Field Staff

Youth Challenge Vanuatu


Non Government Organisation


Port Vila, Vanuatu.

Job Hours:

Not Stated

Due Date:


Job Description:

Youth Challenge Vanuatu is seeking for two interested candidates to undertake the position of the field staff at a voluntarily basis for a period of 2 – 3 months located Port Vila.

These positions are the key facilitators of Youth Challenge Vanuatu Community projects. They provide leadership, timely decision making and facilitate the learning process for a team of youth participants. The person will liaise with the community leaders including all the beneficiaries of the project and will be responsible for the overall implementation of the community development

project goals, objectives and activities.

Below are the main roles and responsibilities for the field staffs before, during and after the projects.

• Coordinate the Implementation of the core community projects;

• Overseeing the implementation of Small Team Projects in accordance with the YCV Small Team Projects Guide;

• Coordinate the team of volunteers with their reports especially for the Small Team Projects and taking up leading role in writing up the big report to be submitted to YCV.

• Establishing a productive relationship / connection between host community members and the VOICE/YCVgroups;

• Challenger team-building, training & orientation;

• Providing leadership, administrative, logistical and other support to Challenger team while in the field;

• Understanding YCV policies and ensuring that challengers and GLs follow ALL YCV policies and immediately reporting any breaches of policy to the YCV office;

• Weekly phone communications with, and reports to, the YCV Project Manager or nominated staff member;

• Assist with closure logistics and preparation.

• Assist with post-project monitoring and evaluation tasks.

• Assist with post-project logistics.

• Assist other YCV program coordinators as required.


• Good communication and Negotiation Skills

• Good Leadership skills and have similar experience in that particular field

• Good understanding in English (Written and Spoken)

• Have basic understanding of community development settings

• Good organisational skills

• Good report writing skills

• Good facilitation skills

• Good Team Player

• Be able to coordinate a group of International and Ni- Van volunteers

• Have basic understanding of First Aid and the YCV programs would be preferable


Not Stated


Bislama, English


How To Apply:

Please send your application to the email or mail address provided below.

Contact Name:

Anita Samana, Project Coordinator, Port Vila


(+678) 28182 office Port Vila / Anita 7113411




Youth Challenge Vanuatu, PO Box 1105, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
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