The anticipated USAID-funded Youth Activity project in the Philippines will work with the Government of the Philippines to support improved basic education, life skills, employability and entrepreneurship for youth who are not in education, employment or training. This activity will support systems strengthening of national government agencies, as well as the mobilization of local stakeholders to achieve activity outcomes. It will operate in secondary cities outside conflict-affected areas to support inclusive growth. The activity outcomes will include: increase access to quality education for out-of-school youth; improved life skills, employability and entrepreneurship; strengthened national government systems to deliver education and training to youth not in education, employment or training; and increased participation of local stakeholders in Positive Youth Development (PYD).
The Positive Youth Development Component Lead will be responsible for designing and implementing the project approach to increasing the participation of local stakeholders, including government and private sector partners, in Positive Youth Development.
This position reports to the Deputy Chief of Party.