Project Officer (Regional Officer -Africa, Europe and US/Canada), SDG Students Program
We are currently hiring for Africa, Europe and US/Canada regions. In order to facilitate coordination with our SDG Student Hubs, you must be based in the same region you are applying for. If possible, we also prefer that you are based in a country that we have a presence in.
At SDSN Youth, we empower young people to take meaningful action on 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.
The SDG Students Program trains a cohort of passionate young individuals (SDG Coordinators) to engage students on their campuses with the SDGs. Our vision is to transform every university into hubs of learning and engagement for the SDGs and to empower all students to become drivers of change.
We believe that the key to successful SDG Student Hubs is ensuring that our SDG Coordinators feel supported and providing them with the resources they need to recruit, train, and engage SDG Student Hub members. The Global Community Development pillar is crucial in bridging the gap between SDG Student Hubs and the SSP Global Team.
SDG Students Program has more than 70 SDG Student Hubs in 26 countries around the world. Our SDG Student Hubs localize youth SDG action in their respective communities. The Project Officer (Regional Officer) supports SDG Coordinators by helping them to solve problems, drive the growth and scaling of their hubs, align ground execution with strategic goals, and collaborate on multi-hub initiatives via a regional approach. This role involves hub development, stakeholder management, and regional strategy.
Duties & Responsibilities
As Project Officer (Regional Officer), your responsibilities will include:
Please note: As a virtual network, it is IMPORTANT for Project Officers 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 (Regional Officer) will be someone with previous experience as a student leader, preferably in an SDG Student Hub, who has exceptional skills in problem-solving, communication, and strategy. They will be the point person for all matters related to SDG Student Hubs in their region and take responsibility for the performance and welfare of SDG Coordinators in their region. They will possess high-level vision and ground-level awareness in order to motivate and inspire SDG Coordinators in their region to build and sustain thriving SDG Student Hubs.
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Please apply at https://sdsnyouth.org/join-the-team