The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) has been operating since 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement.
The SDSN Youth is an initiative of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN). It was launched in 2015 with a mission to empower youth globally to create sustainable development solutions.
At SDSN Youth, we empower young people to take meaningful action on the Sustainable Development Goals. By joining our global team, you will be working with a diverse and exceptional group of individuals with a variety of cultural, religious and political backgrounds, committed to sustainable development.
SDSN Youth is a network of 650+ member organizations based in more than 85 different countries. SDSN Youth has more than 140 team members (staff, volunteers and interns) working in more than 30 different countries across 20 Regional/ National networks.
The Global Operations Team
The Operations team provides the support, structures and run processes, that allow SDSN Youth teams to better work together, and in order to achieve their team goals. Including Recruitment, Volunteer Experience, Training, Impact Assessment, and Strategy.
Our Strategy & Operations portfolio work with the leadership team members to drive the growth and scaling of our programs, and networks, aligning execution approach with our goals, and drive new initiatives.
This role will work with closely with the team members of the Membership Program (Deputy Project Lead and Project Officers) and the Strategy & Operations to problem solve and make recommendations to program challenges, specific to our Membership Program (https://sdsnyouth.org/become-a-member) and the community of +700 organizations worldwide, with an emphasis on its technological support.
You will work closely with the Membership Program’s stream lead to shape, define, and implement the Membership Program Refresh.
Some examples of what you may be involved in:
Please note: As a virtual network, it is IMPORTANT for the Project Officer to communicate effectively with their Project Leader and report back consistently. In a network, which operates across several time zones, reporting and communicating proactively is crucial.
The Project Officer (Membership Program) will be someone who has experience in program management, business strategy, web maintenance and customer service. They will be someone who possesses the organizational, communication and problem-solving skills, working in a team in order to maximize SDSN Youth’s internal performance.
Total Weekly Hours: 8+ hours per week (minimum)