Youth Vounteers ( 6 months Placement)





  • Are you looking to get more involved with your local community?

  • Do you enjoy working with young people and children?

  • Are you passionate about issues affecting young people and children today and would want to contribute to positive change in your community?


If this sounds like you, Mlambe Health Social Trust (MHEST) brings an exciting opportunity for you!

MHEST is a new charity working in partnership with Maternity Worldwide and Zomba DHO. We believe in working with others to enhance our collective impact and deliver cost effective interventions to promote wellbeing of vulnerable people including children and youths.

In shaping our strategy, MHEST recognizes a gap in the programming for vulnerable urban children and youths which we are keen to address; especially those who have dropped out of school, have left their homes and are in the streets, in constant exposure to hunger, violence, drugs and substance abuse. We envision that every child, regardless of their geographical location, social status, gender, disability, sexual orientation, religion and age have equal opportunity to access health care, education and social protection”.

To this end, we are looking for exceptionally skilled, passionate and highly motivated young people in Zomba to volunteer with us for a fixed period of 6 months and support the delivery of an exciting project on vulnerable urban youths and children in Zomba.

Purpose: To provide support to the Youth and Children`s Program Officer in delivering project activities and emerging youth work.





  • Opportunities to work across different youth organizations
  • Mentorship and support for your personal development
  • A steep learning curve for youth programming and networking
  • Contributing to positive change in your community
  • Improved leadership, organization, written and verbal communication skills.


Personal specification

  • Minimum Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE)

  • Passionate about youth development and the role of young people as partners and leaders in decision making

  • High degree of personal initiative and can-do attitude

  • Driven and keen to learn new things

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to colleagues at all levels

  • Experience in working on voluntary capacity

  • Experience in working directly with young people below the age of 25 years

  • Knowledge of youth and community development concepts

  • Understanding of Malawi`s youth context


To apply, interested candidates are invited to submit:

A one paged application letter answering the following questions:

  • Why do you want to be a volunteer for MHEST Youth Project?

  • What do you hope to gain from this opportunity?

  • How often would you volunteer with us?


Please submit applications to or by hand to the following physical address:

Youth and Children`s Program Officer

Maternity Worldwide

P.O. Box 258


( kalimbuka , near Likangala bridge.)

Deadline: by 11.59pm Sunday 22nd April 2018.

Comment on advertised Job

Rhonda T.

12th of April, 2018 2:13:21 pm

Location: Zomba

Employment Type: Volunteer

Salary: N/A

Job deadline: 22nd April, 2018

Company: Mlambe Health Social Trust (MHEST)

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