LP4Y- LIFE PROJECT 4 YOUTH
The LP4Y Alliance is a network of 15 local organizations dedicated to the professional and social insertion of excluded Young Adults (17-24) living in extreme poverty. The Alliance currently operates in 11 different countries.
In teams of 17 the Young Adults gain hands on experience in developing micro economic activities as part of a 9-month training period within Life Project Centers. This is followed by 3 months of professional integration.
Over the past 10 years LP4Y has created 44 programs operating out of 22 Life Project Centers, always close to slum areas in large cities as Manila, Calauan, Cebu, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro, Jakarta, Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi, New-Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Raipur, Chennai, and Kathmandu. LP4Y has no paid staff. Currently there 95 volunteers in Asia working with 600 Young Adults contributing to the development of their country.
PROJECT LEADER MICROECONOMIC INITIATIVE DEVELOPMENT
Contract : VSI - Volontariat de Solidarité Internationale or Service Civique
Possible location : Philippines, to work on South East Asia zone: Philippines, Indonesia, and Vietnam, or base in India to work on South Asia zone : India, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh
In team with the Asia Coordinator and the Country Coordinators, the MEI development project manager is one of the 4 project managers who supports the coaches of the different programs.
Microeconomic initiatives - MEIs - are also called "program or activities".
Each Life Project Center has 2 or 3 programs developed by teams of 17 Young adults.
Micro Economic Initiatives are central to the Youth integration journey into the decent and professional world.
The MEI Development Project Manager is the coordinator of the activities:
- He / she holds the dashboard and informs the whole team in a transversal way
- He / she helps each coach to develop his program by taking advantage of all the synergies with the other programs: improvements / complementarities / ideas / customer network, etc.
- He / she initiates and develops "big accounts" clients locally or in countries where LP4Y is present.
- He / she trains, advises and animates the Program Coordinating Coaches of the Life Project Centers.
- He / she organizes, designs courses and teaching aids. He / she is exemplary to train young people in LPC on his expertise.
See our Newsletter #15 and #16 with the different programs.
The missions, which last 13 months renewable, will appeal to candidates who are passionate about development, having already acquired previous experience in the field, preferably in a training organization or in a commercial setting. Successful candidates will be open, dynamic and enterprising, and looking for an opportunity to develop their character and skills in a multi-cultural context. They will also enjoy transmitting their skills with humor and enthusiasm, and will be keen team players, committed to making a real difference in the field. Fluent English is required.
Now recruiting for August 2019.
If you are interested in this mission please upload your application on www.lp4y.org