Theme

Resilient livelihoods

Country

Remote for Uganda

Application closing date

Various, depending on role

Start date

Various, from April 2021

Duration

About 16 hours per month for 6 to 12 Months

About the project

The CFYE fund aims to create, match and improve jobs for 200,000 young people in the Middle East, North Africa, Sahel, West Africa and the Horn of Africa, https://fundforyouthemployment.nl/. In Uganda, the first 7 companies have recently received a CFYE grant for their initiative (often in partnership with an NGO) to create jobs for young people. VSO’s role is to support these initiatives in Uganda and other countries.

About the role

As a remote business coach you will support and advise the company once every 2 or 4 weeks for a few hours. While waiting for more details on the support requested, we started to build a pool of volunteer business advisors with experience in:

  • Coaching business owners/managers and/or experience in managing a growing business
  • Private sector affinity
  • Uganda (preferred) or a comparable country

(A small disclaimer: The final requirements may differ from what we are sharing with you now and therefore your profile may not be suitable.)

Further information

If you are interested to join the pool of business coaches, please share your CV (in English) with Kirsten Schouten of VSO’s volunteering team, k.schouten@vso.nl, +31(0)6 5789 6183. Kirsten is also happy to discuss next steps and any questions you might have.

VSO and remote volunteering

Most steps in the ‘volunteer journey’ for remote volunteers will be familiar for you as a returned volunteer, like assessment, (online) trainings, documents etcetera. Some steps are adapted for remote volunteers. If you have any practical questions on this, please contact Maria Breure of Volunteer Support, m.breure@vso.nl, +31(0)6 1355 0118.

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