Tashkent: Positive Youth Development Specialist


  • Location: Tashkent
  • Date Posted: November 8, 2019
  • Application Deadline: November 29, 2019
  • Job Type: Full-time


Eurasia Foundation (EF), a US non-profit organization promoting civil society development and good governance, is accepting applications for a Positive Youth Development Specialist for the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia (CSSP). The purpose of CSSP is to cultivate a vibrant and responsive citizen-oriented civil society in Central Asia.

The PYDS will be based full-time in the regional office in Uzbekistan. In this role, the PYDS will ensure effective overall management of CSSP youth programming across Uzbekistan.


  • Lead technical design and implementation of youth development interventions in line with global and regional best practices in youth development and youth-led organizational strengthening.
  • Engage youth-led groups and youth activists and foster the development and use of innovative approaches to promote youth leadership.
  • Oversee youth outreach events throughout Uzbekistan.
  • Organize national youth conferences in Uzbekistan.
  • Serve as an expert on the selection committee for small grants for youth-led projects.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Youth Development staff in CSSP Country Offices.


  • At least 4 years of experience in managing youth-focused programs, preferably for an international organization.
  • Deep knowledge of youth leadership development and youth empowerment.
  • Knowledge of youth issues, relevant civil society actors and the political/social context across Central Asia as well as experience integrating youth empowerment and engagement with civil society programming.
  • Master’s degree in international development, organizational development, public policy or other relevant areas of study.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Uzbek and Russian required. 


To apply, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@eurasia.org with “PYDS-UZBEK” in the subject line.

No calls, please.

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