Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is an innovative, international adolescent health organisation that educates, inspires and mobilises at-risk young people to overcome their greatest health challenges and live healthier, more productive lives. As a leader in the Sport for Development field, GRS uses the power of soccer to connect young people with the mentors, information and health services they need to thrive, and empowers adolescents to make educated choices about pressing health challenges such as HIV and AIDS, sexual and reproductive health and rights, and gender-based violence. GRS’s evidence-based programmes, led by trained local Coaches, incorporate soccer into dynamic lessons about health and wellness that engage young people and break down cultural barriers. With proven results and a constant focus on research and innovation, GRS has reached over 2 million young people in 50 countries with adolescent-friendly health education.
The Youth Engagement Advisor supports the USAID Integrated Community Agriculture and Nutrition team to implement evidence-based youth friendly approaches across all program activities in the community. The Youth Engagement Advisor will be responsible for coordinating and managing the implementation of youth programming and integrating activities under program objectives. This includes overall program planning, advising on youth-friendly approaches, execution and reporting, ensuring effective delivery of the curriculum, consistent use of the monitoring and evaluation tools, and account management of program budgets. The Youth Engagement Advisor will be based in Kampala and will report to the Grassroot Soccer Partnerships Program Manager.
*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.
Key Performance Areas include:
November 17, 2017