Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Program Cohort 5 in Ghana

Deadline: 30-Apr-23

Do you have the drive to lead change? Would you like to build the skill sets to do so? Do you want to lead innovations in the areas of leadership, participation, SRHR, social entrepreneurship or artificial intelligence in Ghana. Then the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Ghana invites you to apply for the 5th Cohort of the Youth Leaders (YoLe) Fellowship Programme (June 2023 – May 2024).

The YoLe Fellowship is a one-year program that aims to empower young, innovative change-makers who have recently graduated from tertiary institutions in Ghana and positively impact their communities. The program provides training and mentoring in various personal and professional competencies, including Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) advocacy, Information and Communication Technology (ICT), networking, and interviewing skills. Since its inception in 2018, the YoLe Fellowship has trained and mentored several young people in four cohorts, addressing gaps in youth development while contributing to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Duration: The duration of the programme is one year and starts from June 2023 to May 2024.

Eligibility Criteria
The applicant must be:Aged between 18 – 30 yearsA graduate of a tertiary institution in GhanaAble to commit to the Fellowship duration (one year)Proactive and possess strong interpersonal skillsProficient in English (possess working knowledge of English) — (important for general communication purposes. All application materials must be submitted in English).Passionate about Leadership, SRHR, Social Entrepreneurship which includes agribusiness, innovation, and artificial intelligence (ai) and demonstrate a desire to make a difference in their community: specifically, demonstrate interest and dedication to development issues established through either volunteer experience, work experience, affiliations with a youth network or NGO, in areas of UNFPA’s mandate, passionate about contributing towards Ghana’s aspirations on Agenda 2030.


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