Save the Children - Cocoa Life Job Vacancy: Women & Youth Empowerment Project Officer - Soppeng, South Sulawesi

Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik (Save the Children in Indonesia) is changing for the better.  We've begun to build a national organisation that aims to be a strong, local, and self-sustaining voice for children in Indonesia namely Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik Tunas Cilik.  To this end, Yayasan has been designated as a “Prospect Member of Save the Children” which focuses on strengthening and localizing our voice for children in strategic middle income countries.Currently Save the Children’s programs in Indonesia is implemented by Yayasan Sayangi Tunas Cilik. We work in eleven provinces, have staff of approximately 300 local professionals, and programming in Child Protection, Education, Health and Nutrition, Disaster Risk Reduction, and Humanitarian Response.
We are currently seeking to fill the following position:
1 position, based in Soppeng, South Sulawesi
Mondelēz International and Save the Children share a concern for the well-being of children and families in the cocoa-producing areas of Indonesia, and are partnering through the Mondelēz Cocoa Life program in Lampung, South Sulawesi and West Sumatera.  The goal of the Cocoa Life program is to empower cocoa farmers and their families, with an emphasis on youth and women, in order to improve their well-being and promote sustainable cocoa farming in South Sulawesi, Lampung & West Sumatera provinces.
The project will address outcomes in the areas of community development, livelihood, youth and environment. The significant impact our partnership can make in the lives of children, youth, women and farmers, are outlined below:
  • Farmers’ income is more stable and sustainable,
  • Village agriculture is developed, especially in cocoa farming,
  • Families in cocoa communities achieve increased well-being in terms of basic needs,
  • Youth have the analytical skills needed to better understand the value of cocoa farming and have the skills and support needed to make this a viable livelihood,
  • Women are empowered to become active in village society, particularly in decision-making, thereby contributing to village development to support cocoa farming,
  • Vulnerable children in cocoa farming communities are prevented from participating in exploitative labor,
  • Families and communities are more resilient to shocks, including natural disasters, and contribute to environmental issue including conservation of forest through community campaign,
  • Cocoa communities and local governments are better connected and support is delivered.
This post will support Cocoa Life Senior Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Project Officers, Child Protection Specialist, Livelihood Advisor and other project team in the implementation of the Cocoa Life Program.
Updated CV and application letter should be sent to
Please fill the “subject” column of the e-mails in this format: <WYPO-ASSI ><your name>
Closing date for application is up to 16 July 2017
(Only short-listed candidates will be notified)