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How to apply? PDF Print E-mail                                                                                            Philosophy PDF Print E-mail
Applications with letter of motivation, detailed CV and        The philosophy of this programme is to improve the
filled Application Form (see below) shall be sent                  lives of the marginalized and deprived youth by
electronically and in English Language to the following     providing free education in different technical and
address: skills.                                                                               This training shall enable the students application@saferfuture.org                                                      upkeep themselves and additionally contribute to office@saferfuture.org                                                                reconstruct the struggling economic and social                                                                                                              conditions.
All applicants are notified after receiving their                     Furthermore the SFYDP strives to develop and
applications. The selection process includes a                  maintain the infrastructures in rural and remote  areas
face-to-face interview with either the programme              through introducing alternative energy sources,
management in Lower Allen Town or the overseas            mainly solar energy, providing life skills training in
coordination group in Vienna/Austria.                                     secluded communities and improving the water
Please make sure to include the following                           situation by implementing rainwater harvesting
information in the application                                                    systems, constructing repairing water wells.                                                                                                            situation by implementing rainwater harvesting
Please make sure to include the following information     systems, constructing and repairing water wells.
in the application                                                                            Sensitization and implementation of community
a. Proposed period of service                                                      based care-taking committees shall guarantee
b. Objective of service with AFYDP                                              proper handling and for this reason the best
c. Ideas and possible own contribution to the                          possible life duration.
development to the programme                                                    Since 1993 the SFYDP has established various
d. Working hours per week                                                            programmes successfully and became known for
e. Necessary preparations such as tools and                            the remarkable impacts in youth training and rural
materails to be undertaken by the volunteer                            development all over the country. Its membership is
                                                                                                              open to all willing and desirous persons wishing to
                                                                                                                assist on these efforts.
Junior Secondary School PDF Print E-mail                                    Education & Training PDF Print E-mail
In 2008 the Safer Future Youth Development Programme       Under the consideration of local knowledge the
opened its own Junior Secondary School to enrich the           Safer Future Youth Development Programme
education facilities in Allen Town.                                                    tries to reduce the high youth unemployment
                                                                                                                through training in life skills referring to the claims
                                                                                                                 of every day life in Sierra Leone. It also aims at
                                                                                                               providing improved, quality and reasonable
                                                                                                                academic Education at secondary level.
                                                                                                                 Additionally premium is given to young people
                                                                                                                who are encouraged and motivated to establish
                                                                                                                 themselves in their origin areas to prevent the
                                                                                                                 rural provinces from brain drain and dying out.
                                                                                                                Please click on the links on the left side to find out
                                                                                                                 more about our educational and training
Competence Centre for Renewable Energies                             Information & Criteria PDF Print E-mail
(CCRE) PDF Print E-mail                                                                     Volunteers at the Safer Future Youth Development
As one suffers an insufficient and unreliable energy                 Project
supply as well as a growing dependency on fossil                    The SFYDP began its voluntary service program as
energy resources in Sierra Leone, an alternative way               early as 1993. Local but also international
to provide energy, a main key in development is                         volunteers are welcome to serve for a period
necessary.                                                                                            of at least 3 months with the programme.
                                                                                                                                 Who can service as a Volunteer
Therefore Safer Future with the support of the                                                    Safer Future is also liable to host AlternativeAustrian government was able to about to establish a                   service Volunteers from Austria (Auslandsdienst “Competence Centre for Renewable Energies”,                    also Ersatz fuer Zivildienst) under a programma kind of research and education centre to identify                           implemented by the Frastanz Parish  and develop locally adopted applications of renewable energy          (Pfarr  Franstz)sources to realize an independent, decentralized and clean energy supply.Since its inception,over……… young people has been trained
from different countries in the design and installation,      Educated Male and Female volunteers can apply for
of solar systems. The CCRE supports the use of the
application and dissemination of such technologies                  voluntary service on the following terms
including Solar Photovoltaic and Biomass/Biogas.                     Completion of a technical education or university
The 9 months training which is based on the former                 course
“Rural Electronics Workshop (REW)” in Nyangba Town,     Preferred subjects: Information Technology,
Koya Rural District, will start in September 2007.                  Intermedia; Agriculture; Renewable Energy/Solar, etc;
Actually Safer Future is enlarging the training centre           Biology; Engineering; etc.
at Nyangba Town in constructing additional student             Experience with international cooperation and
and staff dormitories (see pictures below). Beside              knowledge about developmental programmes such
this activity the teaching staff has already begun                  as water/sanitation, social work, health, advocacy,
researches in the field of Biomass/Biogas and started       project management, etc are highly desirable.
a test biogas – tank fed with pig waste (see pictures          Administrative/Management skills
  below).                                                                                            Willingness to live under simple conditions and make
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               During theory class                                                           To comply with all agreements
                                                                                                             To give a written monthly report to the Administrative
                                                                                                            service, SFYDP Management: (Executive Director,
                                                                                                            Programme Manager, Administrative Officer,
                                                                                                            Project Officers) and the Overseas Coordinator. The
                                                                                                            report shall comprise of information about the
                                                                                                             volunteer’s own activities undertaken: (Result:
                                                                                                           achievements, challenges and recommendation), observations
                                                                                                           and plans for the forth coming month.
                                                                                                          To be flexible and adaptable to changing work
                                                                                                          To be proactive and complimentary
                                                                                                           Accommodation and Feeding:
                                                                                                          Accommodation and feeding is offered by SFYDP
                                                                                                          customary to the situation of Sierra Leone
                                                                                                        Alternative Service volunteers receive an additional
                                                                                                        monetary token by Frastanz Parish.
                                                                                                       Transportation and Insurance:
                                                                                                     SFYDP is not in the position to cater for travel and
                                                                                                      insurance cost for the volunteers. Alternative service
                                                                                                        volunteers receive reimbursement of their costs for
                                                                                                        travel and medication after completion of service,
                                                                                                       other volunteers have to care for own insurance and
                                                                                                       travel costs.
                                                                                                        Insurance covering medication costs in Sierra Leone
                                                                                                         as well as emergency evacuation costs are
                                                                                                          compulsory for all international volunteers.
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