January 25, 2017

AYVP Malaysia 2019 – Volunteer Application Form (Programme Summary)

 

The Development of ASEAN Youth Poverty Eradication Leaders through Volunteerism & Community Engagement

1 – 27 August 2019


Programme Summary
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 2019, the AYVP will be looking into the thematic area of Poverty Eradication to be implemented in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The AYVP Malaysia 2019 is also supported by ASEAN Secretariat and Ministry of Youth and Sports, Malaysia. At the end of 1 month, AYVP Malaysia 2019 seeks to develop 50 ASEAN Youth Poverty Eradication 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 Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) for weeks 1 and 4 while week 2 and 3 will be at the community sites near Kelantan. Accommodation throughout the 4 weeks will be at UKM.

For inquiries, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Or you also may email to [email protected] for further information.

For more information, please keep yourself updated by visiting our website (http://www.ayvpukm.com.my/) or Facebook page (www.facebook.com/AYVPUKM) .

Communications
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 Malaysia 2019 which has different eligibility. Kindly read the eligibility carefully before you select apply:

1.ASEAN Youth Poverty Eradication Leaders 2019
Eligibility for ASEAN Nationals
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 2019.
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.

Eligibility for Non ASEAN Nationals
1. Open to all.
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 2019.
6.The selected volunteers will be notified via email. If selected, volunteer need to deposit 1,500.00 USD, reference letter and submit a Medical Certificate.
7. The volunteer will need to cover his/her own flights, insurance and visa.

Process of Selection
There are only 50 places for ASEAN Nationals 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 17 May 2019, 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.