Our Regional Coordinator for the Caribbean Region, Mr Erland George from Saint Lucia has been on the hunt for National Road Safety Champions in the Caribbean Region. Having already recruited champions in Guyana, Barbados, Dominica, Trinidad and Tobago and Saint Lucia, Erland is now looking for champions in the rest of the region. Apply now to be part of this unique opportunity.
Road crashes are the leading killer of young people globally. More than 1000 young people die every day and thousands more are seriously injured. YOURS is a youth-led global organization that acts to make the world's roads safer for young people. Join the movement!
Do you have what it takes to represent your country?
This is an exciting opportunity to work with a global organization with the opportunity to see how an international NGO works, experience meeting people from different parts of the Caribbean and most importantly, contribute to the global action for youth and road safety issues.
YOURS is looking for energetic and goal oriented young persons in the Caribbean Region to serve as National Focal Points for the following Caribbean Territories:
Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Martinique, St. Lucia, Antigua & Barbuda, Jamaica, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Suriname, Aruba, Grenada, Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas, Guadalupe, Turks & Caicos Islands, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Dominica, Haiti, St. Kitts & Nevis and the Dominican Republic
Brief description of the Role of National Focal Point
This is a voluntary role and includes:
1) Promoting active YOURS campaigns in country
2) Reporting on current road safety issues or milestones in country
3) Training and Capacity Development
4) Development of campaigns
If you think you have what it takes, please complete the form at the link below:
Closing date has been extended to 11th July, 2015
Shortlisted candidates will be notified by email on Friday 17th July, 2015
For organizations who are aware of young people who have the potential to thrive in this international post, please forward this to them. You can read more about the role in the attachments.
In order to meet the vision of the organisation, YOURS has established a core group of 10 youth road safety leaders from around the world who act as Coordinators of the various regions. They represent every region of the world and work to be closer to young people on the ground, to offer regional support, resources and opportunities, and are integral in YOURS' work to develop youth capacities in road safety.
The Coordinator for the Caribbean Region for 2014 to 2016 is Erland George, from Saint Lucia.
Mr. George is the first regional coordinator for YOURS in the Caribbean.