Why not volunteer or work with us?

Volunteering can be very rewarding and can even improve your job and career prospects no matter what your situation or profession is.

This also boost your work experience.

Volunteer Training and Experience

Volunteering today provides a range of new opportunities and professional experience for anyone of any age or background and in most cases you will receive FREE certified training and a reference letter for your role and you will only be required to work 4- 6 hours a week.  As a volunteer or employee, you get trained in Team building and managing virtual teams. You are awarded a certificate after completion. 

You gain experience in project management, team leadership, collaborative working, time management, team communication, etc.

All volunteers and employees will work from our YGL Networks management portal on our SharePoint site. 

Social Media Campaign ExecutiveS ×20

As a Social Media Executive, you will manage all social media channels, campaigns, and team members to sustain an engaging audience experience and to increase audience satisfaction.

  • Develops engaging, creative, innovative content for regularly scheduled posts, which enlighten audiences and promote brand-focused messages.
  • Developing engaging social media strategies.
  • Managing social media platforms of the organization.
  • Scheduling social media posts.
  • Engaging followers with regular company updates and responding to queries on all social media platforms.
  • Creating brand awareness to gain audience attention.
  • Post organisational flyers regularly, like and share posts. 
  • Responding to the comments on social media on time and engaging audience professionally.
  • Analysing social media trends.
  • Preparing social media engagement and activities reports.
  • Optimizing social media content effectively.
  • Coordinating with Graphic Designer and other team members.
  • Staying up to date with the latest social media advertising efforts and goals.

You will be required to work a 3-5 hours weekly as an ongoing assignment.

You will be working from home/virtually. Must have own computer and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 25 JULY 2021

Single parents, students, unemployed, low income, all welcome to apply. No cultural background restrictions. Must be 18+.  Can be located anywhere. This role is open to all nations. 

Note: This is an UNPAID role. 

Membership Account OfficerS ×20

To provide routine assistance and support to the membership services lead, build a strong organisational relationship with members, subscribers and potential members and generate evaluation and impact data.

  • First point of contact with members or member contacts assigned to you.
  • Support the Membership Services Lead in administration of membership database.
  • Ensure members or subscribers or potential members assigned to you take part or participate in the organisation’s various events and their needs are met.
  • Assisting staff and members with membership queries.
  • Membership: Responsible for queries relating to membership, process applications and renewals, and develop and implement a strategy to increase membership.
  • Following up on member interactions with the appropriate correspondence i.e., email or letters.
  • Post organisational flyers, like and share posts.
  • Manage a portfolio of 100 potential members.
  • Turn leads into subscribed members.
  • Becoming an Ambassador of YGL Network by representing the organisation at events and Promoting YGL Networks events, activities, promotional flyers, and updates on all your social media handles.
  • Participating in YGL Networks events both virtual and physical events and seeking feedback from event participants.

You will be required to work a 3-5 hours weekly as an ongoing assignment.

You will be working from home/virtually. Must have own computer and proficiency in Microsoft Office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 25 JULY 2021

Single parents, students, unemployed, low income, all welcome to apply. No cultural background restrictions. Must be 18+. Can be located anywhere. This role is open to all nations. 

NOTE: This is an UNPAID role. 

Partnership Development & Relationship Officers × 6

Mission of the Department:

To ensure that YGL Network UK develops and maintains strong and effective partnerships towards the implementation of YGL Network Strategic initiatives. 

Major Functions:

  • Ensures that the YGL Network UK operations develops and maintains positive and effective partnerships and purposeful relationships that are relevant to the implementation of our Strategi Initiatives.
  • Promotes the vision and objectives of the YGL Network Strategic Plan to external and YGL Network stakeholders.
  • Research, develops and implements a Partnership Strategy that supports the YGL Network Strategy and mission and that ensures the very best of relationships with partners, donors, and others.
  • Ensures that all personnel understand the importance of the Partnership Strategy and how it relates to them, and that they are fully involved in its implementation.
  • Build and ensure excellent relations with key partners and put in place systems that maintain them.
  • Ensures effective engagement of strategic partners, especially Society groups and traditional leadership.
  • Develops strategic partnership and partnership-building approaches with Government, Donor Organizations, Civil Society, Corporate, and YGL Network stakeholder.
  • Supports, backstopping, guidance, and training of YGL Network staff in partnership matters at all levels.
  • Maintains a database of information including partner packages relating to Partners’ and, Donors’, individual requirements and goals, and such other details as are relevant to the development and maintenance of those partnerships.
  • Develops and manages Memorandum of Understandings as may arise from partnerships.
  • Working with the Fundraising & Partnership Manager, engage in fundraising activities for the YGL Network programmes.

Profile

  • Proven track record in successfully managing Inter-Institutional relations.
  • At least 2 – 5 years professional experience in Inter-Institutional relationship management; and/or partnership development
  • Knowledge and experience of the realities of development issues, and Donor Institutions.
  • Excellent understanding of development partnerships, fund-raising, donor strategies, functions and international relations;
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; other languages would be an added advantage;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, and ability to maintain strong relationships, Strong cross-cultural skills and versatility in dealing with different types of partnership;
  • Personal integrity with an honest and open personal style;
  • Approachable, with an ability to engage partners at all levels; and
  • Adherence to YGL Network values;
  • Ability to attend online meetings;
  • Confident using Microsoft Office, SharePoint and email.

Working Relationships

  • Interacts with the YGL Network Global Team and CEO frequently. 
  • Build and Interacts with National Governmental Institutions, Non-Government Institutions, Academic Institutions, the media, donors, Specialists, Consultants, and other Stakeholders.

This job description covers the main tasks and conveys the spirit of the sort of tasks that are anticipated proactively from volunteer. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary according to organizational needs.

Time commitment

We estimate this role will need around 3 to 5 hours a week. Our roles are flexible and aim to fit around you. Time commitments for this role may vary depending on your activities. This is an ongoing role.

This is a great opportunity to gain experience within our organisation and develop your existing skills and learn new ones. We need you to get involved and help make positive changes.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 20 JULY 2021

Single parents, students, unemployed, low income, all welcome to apply. No cultural background restrictions. Must be 18+. Can be located anywhere. This role is open to all nations. 

NOTE: This is an UNPAID role but with commissions and other benefits.