Apply for the SDG Youth Programme

Apply for the SDG Youth Programme

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to gain work experience in international cooperation and contribute to the SDGs? Apply for the Change Action Promotion in solid waste management trainee position at Skat Foundation in Colombia through the SDG Youth Programme

SDG Youth Programme

Do you often think about how your actions can drive systemic change? Have you ever wondered how international NGOs and social enterprises work to contribute to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)?

In 2023, the SDG Youth Programme is offering five one-year trainee positions, each in a different organisation, partly in Switzerland and partly abroad.

Why this programme

Do all the jobs you apply for require experience, even entry-level ones?

Your difficulties in gaining first work experience are exactly what motivated us, the Mercator Foundation Switzerland and cinfo, to create this programme. We want to offer young people an insight into the professional field of international cooperation, with international NGOs and social enterprises.

Take this opportunity to…

  • Develop your expertise and contribute to finding solutions to current and future challenges,
  • Discover your own motivation for international cooperation and the SDGs,
  • Facilitate your future career in this field,
  • Learn from experienced colleagues within the host organisations,
  • Transfer newly acquired knowledge and skills back to the Swiss labour market and society,
  • Be remunerated for your work (paid traineeship).

DEADLINE: 07 May 2023

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  1. Teaching skills, project management,supervisor, communication officer, marketier,and any social work

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