Tuesday, September 17, 2019

[Volunteer] eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN Programme 2019/20 for ASEAN Youth, ASEAN (Funded)


The eMpowering Youths Across ASEAN (EYAA) is a partnership programme between Maybank Foundation and ASEAN Foundation that aims to alleviate poverty and improve the social and economic well-being of ASEAN communities through youth volunteerism and social innovation.
The programme encourages youth from all 10 ASEAN member states to leverage their experiences, knowledge and put their project ideas into action and create meaningful change for the local community in the Southeast Asian region. The programme aims to build the capacity of youth in ASEAN region by providing them with mentorship, regional leadership training, and overseas local community projects. The EYAA programme is supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), ASEAN Sociocultural Community Blueprints 2025 and the ASEAN Work Plan on Youth 2016- 2020.
Prior to departure, the selected youth and CSO representatives will participate in a one- week intensive capacity building and orientation workshop to equip the youth volunteers with the required knowledge and skills and to help them make a detailed plan for their two- week community projects. The partner organisation/institution will attend the workshop to help the youth groups with the detailed planning of their upcoming community projects. 

Benefit:

Accepted participants will receive:
  • A fully-funded orientation and capacity building prior departure to the community project.
  • Return flight ticket from home country to the volunteer location
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner), and local transport
  • A grant to implement the two weeks overseas local community project

Requirement:

This programme is eligible for anyone who fulfil these criteria.
  • Age of 19-35 years old by applicant’s next birthday (2020)
  • Citizens of ASEAN Member States
  • Fluency in English, as mentoring, trainings, and general communication during the
  • programme will be fully conducted in English, participants are required to be able to
  • have verbal and written fluency in English.
  • Full commitment themselves to one-week regional training from 2 to 9 March 2020
  • and two weeks overseas volunteering project on from 1 to 17 April 2020
Required Document:
If you are shortlisted to go through to the next process, please submit the following documents:
  • A letter of permission from your employer to take part in the eMpowering Youth Across ASEAN.
  • A letter of Commitment which states that participants fully committed to taking part in the programme.
  • Medical Certificate that proof the participant is fit, and travel insurance. 

How to Apply:
To apply for this programme, those who are interested are required to apply online on  http://bit.ly/EYAAYouth

Deadline:
30 November 2019 
 
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