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We are Recruiting - Project Officer

We are seeking to appoint:

(2 Year fixed term contract)

22 hours per week 
Based in Cardiff   

Salary: £25,440.00 (Scale 29 NJC1516) per annum pro rata

Tuwezeshe Akina Dada - Africa-UK Young Women's Leadership Action and Empowerment Movement is a project funded by Comic Relief's, Common Ground Initiative (CGI) to deliver a Women and Girls Rights Programme in five countries; United Kingdom, Uganda, Tanzania and Somaliland. This is an innovative bespoke programme aimed at developing and enhancing the Voice, Profile and Leadership of African women, particularly young women. 

This programme is aimed at strengthening links between UK-based African diaspora and women in Africa across the generations using effective and innovative approaches. It will provide a combination of convening, capacity building support, leadership development and technology for social change, all with the aim of supporting improvements in the voice, profile and leadership of young women in Africa and the UK diaspora. SSAP is responsible for managing activities in Wales, Scotland and with partners in Somaliland.

The post holder will be responsible in planning, coordinating and delivering the Tuwezesha project in Wales, Scotland and with partners in Somaliland. The person will also assist variety of administrative, coordination and logistical services for SSAP. As well as doing this the person will also work with our partner, the FORWARD team to deliver activities across the UK.

Closing Date: 14th January 2018    
Interview Date: 17th January 2018.     

Web:  or Email:  Tel: 029 2034 0895

Please note that we do not accept CVs alone and application form will need to be completed 

We are Recruiting - SSAP Events Assistant


Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel  -  Events Assistant (Employed by Ethnic Youth Support Team (EYST) with the placement with Sub-Sahara Advisory Panel) National Minimuim Wage - Age Appropriate

As part of EYST's European Funded Active Inclusion project BME Youth Invest we are currently recruiting for a 16 weeks, 16 hour placements in the Cardiff area.

SSAP is an independent think-tank on international development, its a network of African diaspora groups and individual in Wales, with a mission to develop the capacity, strengthen the advocacy voice and increase the collaborative potential of the diaspora community in Wales. 

EYST Wales is an award-winning and unique, beneficiary-led voluntary organisation supporting ethnic minority young people, individuals and families across Wales.

To apply for this role you need to be unemployed, aged 18-25 and from a BME background.

Deadline for this role is 17.00 on Tuesday 28th May.

Application should be emailed to