Call For Applications – 7th Batch AU-YVC Recruitment

 Some days ago, i received a message via my whatsapp media Application about the 7th Batch AU-YVC Recruitment. I for one at that time have only heard a little thing about it. Then i have to call my friend who sent it to me for clearer clarification. After my research work on the subject matter, i decided to make a publication on it. So i will want all interested applicant to read through before applying.

Call For Applications: 7th Batch AU-YVC Recruitment

When: 2nd – 22nd August 2016
Who: African Union Commission/ Youth Division (HRST)

According to the research we did, The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps (AU-YVC), that was established in 2010, as we know it is a continental development program that have over the years promoted youth volunteerism in Africa. The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps as it has always been, was established to solely aims to deepen the status of young African people as key actors in Africa’s development targets and goals, enhancing their participation in policy development as well as design and implementation of relevant interventions towards the AU Vision of ‘the Africa we want’.

 The African Union Youth Volunteer Corps brings much people together in other to share skills, knowledge, creativity and learning to build a more integrated, prosperous and peaceful Continent driven by its citizens. The volunteering opportunities are intended to build professionalism and a sense of responsibility among the participants, thus enhancing their employability.
So all Young African Professionals who applies are recruited to serve for a period of 12 months as AU Volunteers in an AU Member States which is not their own. All applicants applying should note the next intake of volunteers for deployment in the year 2017 will be 0n 2nd – 22nd August 2016.

Eligibility Criteria:
All Applicants have to meet the following criteria:
1 Must be a Citizen of AU Member State or African Diaspora;
2 Must be between the Age limit of 18 – 33 years;
3 Must have a post-secondary school certified qualifications (TVET, Bachelor’s degree or equivalent)
4 Must be Available to dedicate 12 (twelve) months for volunteer work;
5 Must also be Willing to live and work in another AU Member State other than theirs
6 Applicants must be very proficient in at least one official AU language (Arabic, English, French, Portuguese);
7) All applicants should have at least one year verifiable volunteering experience and one year professional work experience.

Eligible Fields of Qualification
So for next intake of AU Youth Volunteers, for 2017 programme, the the following fields of qualification and expertise are required:
  Communication Studies
  Computer Science
  Diverse Natural Science Fields
  Environmental Management
  Gender Studies

 Human Resources Management
  Human rights
  International relations
  Political Science
  Space Science

 Social Science

The Application Process:
1. Register on the AU-YVC Database (
2. Read carefully the information on the website
3. Build Your Profile
4. Attach the following:
– Scanned copy of identity page on your passport
– Highest qualification degree
– Letter of Recommendation

5. Submit application (latest by 22nd August 2016 midnight EAT)

*For Late applications and for applications that do not contain all requested documents will not be considered at all.

Recruitment Process:
1) 23rd August – eligibility Check;
2) 15th September: Successful applicants will be notified;
3) 15th October – 01st November: AU-YVC pre-deployment training;
4) 2017: Deployment of trained volunteers.

Volunteer Entitlements:
Successful candidates who are taken for the African Union Commission and partners will cover the full costs of their pre-deployment training and cost of their deployment.

On deployment, the African Union Youth Volunteers receive the following:
1) Economy return air ticket from home town to place of deployment
2) A modest monthly stipend
3) Health insurance cover
4) Separation allowance on successful completion of twelve months

More Information:
Applicants who wants to get more information should please contact Ms Prudence Ngwenya (Head of Youth Division) or Mr Daniel Adugna (AU-YVC Program Manager)

 If you have any issues in regards this recruitment process, should contact me via the comment box.

7th Batch AU-YVC Recruitment

Call For Applications – 7th Batch AU-YVC Recruitment 2016