Recruitment Seminar on Youth Volunteer Team Leader & Youth Volunteer National Citizen Service (NCS) by Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)

Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:00

The Office of Career services And Alumni Relations (OCSAR) organized a recruitment seminar  for the final year students of BRAC University on 16th November 2017 in BRACU Indoor Games Room UB03 (9th Floor).

Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) is a UK-based international development organization having operations in 26 countries around the world. It was founded in the year of 1958, headquartered in London and started its operation in Bangladesh in the year of 1974 with a vision to create the world without poverty in which people work together to fulfill their potential by linking both international & national volunteers in development initiatives. 

After the global success of NCS project in several operational countries of VSO, VSO Bangladesh is going to start National Citizen Service (NCS) project from September 2017 funded by UKAID, bringing together young national volunteers to make a difference in some of the poorest communities in Bangladesh starting in Gaibandha, Barisal Sadar and Satkhira. Currently, VSO Bangladesh is looking for 30 (15 Female & 15 Male) dynamic youth volunteers and youth volunteer team leaders. The project aims to create positive changes in rural communities in the area of Livelihood, Good Governance, Youth & Women Employability and Entrepreneurship and Adolescent & Youth Sexual Reproductive Health Rights by building personal development of youth and promote them as active citizens.

Mr. Mohsin Arif Reja, Recruitment Specialist, VSO Bangladesh outlined the employment opportunity and responsibilities along with the procedures of applying in the National Citizen Service (NCS) project. The event concluded with a vibrant interactive Q & A session in which students raised queries about the career and growth opportunities of the program. Mr. Kazi Shahnoor Kabir, and Ms. Shanzida Shahab Uddin, OCSAR were present at the session and coordinated the event.