Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.
Global Communities is seeking an experienced Chief of Party (COP) for the USAID Positive Youth Engagement project (PYE) in the West Bank and Gaza. PYE will be a five-year multi-sectoral Youth Activity designed to address the core issues of Palestinian youth development. The PYE activity will reach vulnerable and marginalized youth aged 10-19 at risk of social marginalization in deprived areas where they live by improving education, health, employment, community involvement (reintegration) and other needs as identified through drivers assessments The activity’s goal is to transform vulnerable youth into productive, contributing citizens who are connected to their communities. To achieve this goal, the USAID/WBG Mission and its selected partner will increase opportunities for Palestinian youth to realize their potential and to effectively contribute to social and economic development.
The Chief of Party (COP) will be responsible for overall activity management of the program, including providing leadership to attain objectives, ensuring adequate communications with USAID, interacting with high-level Palestinian Authority officials and other counterparts and identifying and mitigating activity risks.
Specific responsibilities include: