Overview

The Family Life Association of Eswatini (FLAS) engages youth interns on annual basis to be attached to selected departments of the organization. This program is aimed at developing the youth specifically those in the Youth Action Movement (YAM) with career development, leadership, and professional skills. The Interns are attached to the organization for a year or two years depending on their appraisal thereafter they venture into their chosen career interest. As part of the internship Programme, the youth interns are encouraged to enroll in institutions of higher learning to have the academic knowledge as well as the job training needed.
Job Title: Youth Affairs Interns (3)

Department : Youth Affairs and Advocacy Unit – Programmes

Location : Manzini and Mbabane

Reporting to : Programs Officer

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Completed High school (O’Level/SGCSE certificate)
  • Tertiary qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Must be below 25 years of age
  • Active YAM Member.
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and siSwati

Personality and Position Profile:

  • Good Interpersonal and Public Relations Skills
  • Youth Friendly
  • Well-organized, Proactive, and able to prioritize
  • Good communication skills.
  • Client Focus.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervision of FLAS Youth Centres (recreational, CSE, and SRH activities): the intern will supervise all the FLAS Youth Centres (Manzini Mbabane, Nhlangano, Big Bend) with the assistance of the Programs Officer
  • Awareness Raising on Covid 19 Prevention, CSE, and SRH: to youth, parents, teachers, and community leadership.
  • Development of Youth activity concepts: The intern will be responsible to provide oversight in the development of activity concepts in line with the Comprehensive Sexuality Education Curriculum of the four youth sites.
  • Partnership Development: the incumbent will be responsible for establishing and maintaining youth partnerships: in schools, churches, tertiary, communities, youth organizations, and other development partners.
  • Participate in local, national, and international forums (both physical and virtual.
  • Registration for Youth Action Movement membership: The intern will be responsible for the mobilization and coordination of registration.
  • Reporting: The intern will be responsible for collecting, compiling, and submitting data on all YAM activities, to the Program Officer.

Submission and Closing Date Applications should be submitted at FLAS Manzini and Addressed to Human Resources, Box 1051, Manzini or email to recruitment@flas.org.sz by the 27th of January 2023.