For over 50 years and in 146 countries, ACDI/VOCA has empowered people in developing and transitional nations to succeed in the global economy. Based in Washington, D.C., ACDI/VOCA is a nonprofit international development organization that delivers technical and management assistance in agribusiness, financial services, enterprise development, community development and food security in order to promote broad-based economic growth and vibrant civil society. ACDI/VOCA currently has approximately 34 projects in 26 countries.
Youth Engagement Specialist, Honduras
ACDI/VOCA is seeking a Youth Engagement Specialist for the USAID-funded Honduras Transforming Market Systems (TMS) Project. The objective of TMS is to foster competitive, resilient, and inclusive market systems that provide increased economic opportunities that incorporate poor, marginalized Hondurans and reduce incentives to migrate. The Youth Engagement Specialist will lead the process of identifying and addressing age- and gender-specific constraints that limit social and economic empowerment, such as mobility, social stigma, early marriage, adolescent pregnancy, decision-making, and access to markets. He/she will be responsible for overseeing youth mainstreaming and integration efforts, emphasizing an inclusive Positive Youth Development Approach, which includes ensuring that youth-based approaches are central in project activities in accordance with the program design and the intended outcomes of the project.
Please apply online at www.acdivoca.org.internationaljobs. No phone calls please. Only finalists contacted. Women and minorities encouraged to apply. EOE.