The Development of ASEAN Youth DRR-Leaders through Volunteerism and Community Engagement
1-26 August 2017, Indonesia
The ASEAN Youth Volunteer Programme (AYVP) is a youth community leadership programme that mobilises young volunteers to work with communities in developing innovative solutions to the social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges of the region, while forging a sense of ASEAN identity.
For 2017, the AYVP will be looking into the thematic area of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to be implemented in Indonesia through a joint partnership between Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia – The National University of Malaysia (UKM) and Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB).
The AYVP Indonesia 2017 is also supported by USAID, ASEAN Secretariat and Ministry of Youth and Sports, Malaysia. At the end of 1 month, AYVP Indonesia 2017 seeks to develop 50 ASEAN Youth DRR Leaders who are ASEAN-conscious and equipped with skills and competencies in youth leadership and disaster management, through the spirit of volunteerism and community engagement.
The four weeks programme will be held at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia for weeks 1 and 4 while week 2 and 3 will be at the community sites near Bandung. Accommodation throughout the 4 weeks will be at Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB).
Due to a large number of applicants in application cycle, we regret that we will not be able to attend to enquiries on the status of applications or receipt of documents.
If clarifications are needed, we will communicate with you primarily using e-mail. It is very important that you provide a valid and correct e-mail address and maintain your e-mail account regularly. We will not be responsible for undeliverable e-mails and their consequences.
There are two (2) categories in AYVP 2017 Indonesia which has different eligibility. Kindly read the eligibility carefully before you select apply:
1. AYVP 2017 ASEAN Youth Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) Leaders
1. Open to nationals of ASEAN countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Laos, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam.
2. Youth between the ages of 18 to 30.
3. Able to fluently communicate in the English language, written and spoken.
4. Able to work in multi-cultural settings.
5. Able to commit to the program throughout August 2017.
6.The selected volunteers will be notified via email. If selected, volunteer need to deposit a refundable commitment fee of 100 USD, reference letter and submit a Medical Certificate.
7. The secretariat will only cover flights, accommodation, food and insurance.
Process of Selection
There are only 50 places in this programme. After technical knock-out and secretariat-level evaluation, qualified applicants will undergo the selection by the stakeholder. The final round of selection will be a telephone interview. The closing date of application will be on 21 March 2017, 2359H GMT+8. . The selection will be based on the merits of the individual. There will be online or phone interviews conducted for shortlisted candidates.
Application For AYVP 2017 ASEAN Youth DDR Leaders (Sorry. This form is no longer available.)