YSYF Canada is Hiring!

Yayra-Si Youth Foundation (YSYF) is an international NGO committed to improving the economic and health outcomes for women and youth in Doryumu, Ghana. We connect women and youth to vocational training opportunities that improve their knowledge and skills, allowing them to gain financial independence. We also organize health promotion initiatives focused on reproductive health and hygiene to address teenage pregnancy and sanitation issues in this community. In times of crisis, we act judiciously to meet the priority needs of the community through strategic partnerships and resource allocation.

We are looking for highly motivated and committed individuals from all over Canada to represent YSYF and play a key role in making a difference to improving the economic and health outcomes for women and youth in their communities. Apply to be an executive member to represent YSYF Canada. Program of study is not a strong requirement as we value an interdisciplinary team. Positions will run from October 2022 to June 2023.

Applications are due October 22nd at 11:59PM EST.

Our Upcoming Project

YSYF will be launching a menstrual health and hygiene campaign in schools across Doryumu, Ghana, in close collaboration with stakeholders in the community and the YSYF Ghana team. This program will consist of the distribution of menstrual hygiene kits, posters with public health information, and health talks to deliver accessible information to youth. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to collaborate with the YSYF Canada team in developing content for the initiative.

Application Instructions

To apply, please complete the application form below. You will be asked to sign into your Google account.

Late Applications

Late applications will not be accepted. In extenuating circumstances, we will consider requests for extension. Please email ysyf.canada@gmail.com with any questions or concerns.

First Consideration

Given the nature of our work, first consideration will be given to the following groups of people:

1. Applicants of Ghanaian and/or African Descent.
2. Applicants who have prior experience in international development work in an African context.

Available Positions

Partnerships Department

Communications Department

Equal Opportunity Employment

YSYF is an equal opportunities employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.