CARE is an international NGO with local staff and community partners in more than 90 countries. We create local solutions to poverty and inequality and we seek dignity for everyone every day and during times of crisis. These solutions have a broad range, from clean water to access to education; from microfinance to ensuring that everyone has nutritious food; from agriculture and climate change to disaster response. CARE puts women and girls at the center of everything we do because they have proven to be the best hope for creating lasting change in the world. Our staff live where they work, which makes us effective at understanding the challenges they face. We’ve been doing this for over 70 years, since World War II. It started with the world’s first CARE Package® of food for the post-war hungry in Europe. Our work today is as important as ever, we believe that poverty and inequality are historic injustices that we can end within a generation, for good. If you share our core beliefs: poverty is an injustice; poverty is solvable; and together, we have the power to end it, join us.
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CARE is looking for a Technical Advisor Youth and Livelihoods who will provide expertise, guidance, and technical support to CARE's Food and Water Systems projects and programs on youth and livelihoods. S/he will ensure that CARE's gender transformative principles and practices are reflected and integrated in high quality programmatic implementation of youth and livelihoods activities. In line with the "She Feeds the World Strategy" and CARE’s Global Food and Water Systems strategy, the Youth and Livelihoods Advisor will support resource mobilization efforts to advance CARE's work in the area of Food and Nutrition Security. The Advisor will collaborate/coordinate primarily with FWS Team, other donor mobilization efforts and the Competitive Bids Unit to support resource mobilization efforts to advance CARE's work in the area of youth and livelihoods within FWS programming.
The Youth and Livelihoods Advisor will also contribute to the execution of research, learning and knowledge management on youth and livelihoods for the FWS Unit. Such work may involve networking and sharing among CARE country offices, or it may involve sharing outside of CARE with staff of partners or other organizations. Working closely with STA-Youth and Livelihoods and the KML team in the FWS Unit, S/he will work closely with Country Office teams on program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and capacity building on youth and off-farm livelihoods activities. The Youth & Livelihoods Advisor will help ensure that staff continues to build on and enhance the impact of FWS approaches and deliverables by creating an inter-country platform for sharing best or promising practices, innovations, and learning. S/he will also ensure that program staff develop ambitious but realistic goals, providing them with ongoing assistance and support.
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