The LGBT Centre (Mongolia) is looking for a highly qualified and inspired individual experienced in community development, education and/or youth mobilisation to join the small team of committed and passionate human rights defenders. The Youth Programme Manager shall discharge the following responsibilities:
  • Lead the Youth Programme area by managing various initiatives and projects under the programme, namely the LGBT Radio, LGBT theatre group, gay-straight alliance student coalition building, and related activities such as monitoring and evaluation of the programme, project management through proposal development, budgeting and tracking expenditure, implementation of project activities, human resources management where necessary, with financial and narrative reporting;
  • Develop solid working relations with major government and non-government institutions, including youth organisations, government agencies in charge of youth welfare, universities and secondary education institutions to ensure inclusion of LGBTI youth issues in curriculum design as well as social services for youth and students with a view to mainstream LGBTI rights in the education sector;
  • Take a lead on developing various community initiatives aimed at LGBTI youth and parents’ empowerment and leadership building with a high level of participation from relevant constituencies at design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation stages;
  • Develop and implement the gay-straight alliance coalition building strategies to engage students in the urban centres and the rural areas, outreach to LGBTI students and youth out of school;
  • Take a lead on development and implementation of other programme areas as necessary; and
  • Other responsibilities as may be required.

Applicants shall possess a degree in social work, education, psychology, and substantial experience working with youth, in social campaign development and management, working level of English, ability to write in diverse styles in both Mongolian (essential) and English (desired), demonstrate excellent leadership skills, ability to work in a dynamic and at times stressful environment, capacity to multitask and work independently as well as in a team. Previous experience in grassroots and youth organisations is essential. Applicants shall have three and more years of relevant work/volunteering experience. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, creative, communicative, and detail-oriented self-starter leader. S/he possesses a can-do attitude, flexibility and good humour necessary among staff in a small office. Applicants are invited to submit their application letters together with the resume and a sample of their writing in English and Mongolian (the samples shall be no more than 5 pages each, preferably on a topic relating to human rights) to We offer a competitive salary. Open until filled. No telephone or email inquiries. Only shortlisted candidates shall be invited for further interviews.

The LGBT Centre is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.