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PAN-AFRICAN YOUTH CAMP

Call for resources for facilitation of TYC’s Pan-African Youth camp for Change makers in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

To whom it may concern,

 

TYC organizes the PAN-AFRICAN YOUTH CAMP FOR YOUNG CHANGE MAKERS in Kilimanjaro from 1th  to 6th December 2019 in the framework of African German Youth Initiative (AGYI). TYC is looking for five resource personnel/experts from different backgrounds who are: 1 moderator, 1 Rapporteur and 3 Resource personnel for facilitations.  The tasks of the five resource personnel are described in detail in the subsequent pages. In this regard, TYC would therefore like to kindly invite qualified personnel to send their proposals for applications to Erick.crispin@tzyc.org and copy info@tzyc.org before 26th November 2019. Please read the description below for further information. Also visit the website of Tanzania Youth Coalition which is www.tzyc.org

Background

 

Tanzania Youth Coalition (TYC) is a consortium/union of 120youth non-governmental organizations, 249 Youth Enterprise Groups (YEGs) and hundreds of youth individuals countrywide. TYC is working towards building the capacity and raising awareness of young people on Sustainable Development among other issues. TYC addresses five programme areas namely 1) Youth Livelihood and Employment, 2) Youth Livelihood and Environment, 3)Youth health and Gender, 4)Youth leadership and building local democracy and 5)Youth exchange and international partnership for sustainable development.

TYC is the implementing organization (IO) of the African German Youth Initiative (AGYI), which is a multi-lateral initiative of the German Government with the endorsement of the African Union, aimed at enhancing youth exchange and mobility between African countries and Germany, in the context of education for sustainable development.

In this regard TYC is organizing PAN AFRICAN YOUTH CAMP FOR CHANGE MAKERS which aim to create a youth friendly platform for experiential sharing of youth developmental projects and change projects implemented by youth and Alumni of different global youth exchanges and volunteer programs. We are very proud that this will be the 2nd Pan-African youth camp for change makers organized by TYC.

We are very committed to continue drawing best practices and lifelong learning from different experiences of youth exchange programs. This camp will give the opportunity to showcase the impact of change projects after participating in exchange programs as well as youth contributions towards sustainable development. This camp will be a highly interactive event, that will provide a platform for information sharing, networking opportunities and working sessions on youth development and improvement of international youth exchange programs between Tanzania and partner countries.

In order to conduct this Pan-African Youth Camp, TYC is offering four different calls and is looking for five different applicants who are interested in conducting the given tasks:

Important information for all calls:

Time frame and remuneration

The detailed concept note and programs will be shared during the briefing and preparation period beforehand the Pan-African Youth camp

Generally, availability is expected for briefing and preparation in consultation with Tanzania Youth Coalition staff prior to the and during the Pan-African Youth Camp from 1st to 6th December 2019.

 

A total of 5 working days (eight hours each) are applied to provide the service. The remuneration is based on the performance of the contractual services and invoicing.

Proof of suitability and selection criteria

Please provide evidence how you fulfill the suitability and selection criteria by submit- ting your curriculum vitae (max. 3 pages) and a letter of motivation (max. 2 pages) as well as through selected references (see call-description).

Proof of suitability

Applicants who are unable to demonstrate their suitability in performing the services in question based on the stated criteria will not be considered further as part of the procurement process.

  1. Written and spoken English skills
  2. Confirmation of availability for the above-mentioned dates
  3. Academic background in education, pedagogy or social sciences or similar/related fields and experience in moderation and
  4. Previous work experience in facilitating youth workshops, youth groups workshops (or similar educational formats) in the context of Education for Sustainable Development (please submit at least three references that are not older than two years)
  5. You can provide us with bank account details to transfer the

6.  CALL 1: For three (3) Facilitators’/ resource personnel’ and one moderator requirements and requested application documents:

 

TYC needs three facilitators/resource personnel to guide the participants through different topics of of the camp. They will also facilitate workshops during the Pan-African Youth camp. During the camp one facilitator will focus on “How can youth capitalize on the experiences gained from youth exchange programs for sustainable development” another one will focus on “Required skills for Youth in order to achieve success in their life” and the other one will focus on “How can youth think outside the box and see opportunities available at the moment” and one moderator who will be responsible for moderation of the Pan African Youth camp throughout the event.

It is possible for two people to apply together for this call.

TYC is asking applicants to apply for the task as a facilitator/moderator, who are…
1. …familiar with their target group, of young people and change makers and youth workers (1)

 

Selection criteria: The applicant is or has been a youth worker, lecturer or a trainer (1) or she or he has at least one working experience with the target group (e.g. leading role in a seminar for young entrepreneurs, change makers/or youth workers, member of an exchange visit or similar).

The applicant is or has been a facilitator (2) or has at least one working experience with the target group (e.g. leading role in a seminar for youth, member of an exchange visit or similar).

2. …experienced in youth exchange visits
Selection criteria: The applicant took part in at least one youth exchange visit either as a participant or preferably as a group leader. TYC will prefer applicants who have youth exchange experience at least on a national level.
3. …skilled in conducting conferences and seminars with the aim to empower the participants to create their own knowledge and content.

This contains conceptually preparing youth’ group sessions and (co-) moderating work- shop sessions as well as other discussion, reflection and feedback formats.

Selection criteria: The applicant has conducted at least two conferences/Forum as a moderator and 5 different seminars as a facilitator with youth participants. She or he can hand in at least one conference schedule and one seminar schedule that she or he facilitated. This schedule proves that the focus was to empower the participants to be active.
4. …skilled in creating a learning environment that focuses on creative and youth friendly learning methods and outdoor activities including accompanying the groups to break away sessions and other activities, and in facilitating action-based, peer-to peer workshop sessions, bringing in expertise on the methodology and didactics of education for sustainable development.
Selection criteria: The applicant has conducted at least 5 seminars with youth participants that have been at least partially conducted outdoors. She or he can hand in at least one seminar schedule that she or he conducted. This schedule also shows out- door activities.
5. …flexible and open to suggestions of the participants as well as of TYC as well as able to integrate lessons-learnt, conversations and experiences during the conference in subse- quent sessions, based on the existing concept and the overall objectives of the undertaking.
Selection criteria: The applicant is requested to hand in a motivation letter that expresses why he/she should be selected for the post and in what way the applicant is flexible and open to suggestions in general.

Application documents:

 

The applicants are requested to send their applications to erick.crispin@tzyc.org and copy in- fo@tzy.org before 26th November 2019.If the applicant fails to send in the all the documents listed, the application cannot be considered.

  1. Motivation letter addressing the requirements above
  1. Curriculum vitae addressing the requirements above
  1. at least one but no more than three seminar schedules (see requirements above)
  1. at least one but no more than two conference schedules (see requirements above)

TYC needs one rapporteur/report writer to support the documentation of the event by taking notes of all-important points and produce a report for the event. The rapporteur will be responsible for report writing for this camp in Kilimanjaro.

TYC is asking applicants to apply for the task as a rapporteur
1. The Rapporteur or report documentation should be able to capturing what has been shared, discussed or agreed upon by the groups from the Pan-African Youth camp. The documentation exercise should have the overall expected outcome of the Pan-African Youth camp in mind.
Selection criteria: The applicant has at least one working experience as a rapporteur. She or he will hand in one report she or he wrote.
2. He/she should be able to summarize important points discussed by the participants during the camp
Selection criteria: The applicant has at least one working experience with public events and activities where he or she also supported the documentations of events. She or he will summarize her or his knowledge on this topic as well as her or his working experience in a motivation letter.
3. The rapporteur should be able to hand over the first draft of the report two days after the end of the Pan African youth camp
Selection criteria: The applicant has knowledge on this topic (e.g. journalism or Mass communication ). She or he will summarize her or his knowledge on this topic as well as possible working experience in a motivation letter.

Application documents:

 

The applicants are requested to send their applications to erick.crispin@tzyc.org and copy info@tzyc.org before 26th November 2019. If the applicant fails to send in the all the documents listed, the application cannot be considered.

 

  1. Motivation letter addressing the requirements above
  1. Curriculum vitae addressing the requirements above
  2. One report of an event addressing the requirements above