Frequently asked questions

Recruitment

Application questions

If you need to update your submitted application or have any questions, please contact recruitment@sdsnyouth.org. Please state your name and the position you applied to in the email.

Application timeframe

Review process of all positions will start no earlier than the posted application deadline. Because of the volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for next steps around 2-4 weeks after the application deadlines. Inquiries about application status will only be respond after the deadline.

How can I join SDSN Youth?

Please visit our Get Involved page for information about available positions at SDSN Youth and its programs.

How can I join a network?

Please look for your local network, and connect with the relevant Network Coordinator. We're always looking for people join in our initiatives or volunteer with us.

How can I learn more about SDSN Membership for my university?

Please contact info@unsdsn.org for questions about SDSN Member Institution. Please note that the youth team does not administer the Member Institution program and we can not answer questions about it.

How can my organization become a member of SDSN Youth?

If your organization is interested to join SDSN Youth as a member organization, please visit our Become a Member page. Membership application opens every quarter, and announcement will be made on our website as well as our Twitter and Facebook.

How can my university become a SDSN member institution?

Membership in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network is free and open to institutions, including universities, research institutions, foundations, civil society, and other organizations. Your Institution must submit an application via SDSN online application system. Applications are reviewed quarterly by the Executive Committee of the SDSN Leadership Council.

Is my university a SDSN member institution?

Please Visit SDSN Networks Program page for a list of SDSN Member Institutions. If your institution is not an SDSN Member Institutions, you are not eligible to become an SDG Coordinator. However, you’re welcomed to apply for all other positions.

There's no JD in the EOI form, what do you look for?

We have a list of skills in the EOI form. When looking through candidates, we look to see whether or not you are able to call out the relevant experiences you have, and tell us why it is relevant to skills you have chosen.

What do you look for in the CV/application?

It's quite simple - we're looking to assess whether or not your curent skillset and capabilities fit our job description.

The biggest tip we can give you in to make sure you read over the skills in the job description, and outline the experiences you've had, that can demonstrate those skills.

We're simply looking to understand, who are you? What do you enjoy? What are your strengths?

What type of positions do you have at SDSN Youth?

Please visit out Join the Team page for full list of volunteer areas.

Partnerships

Collaborate with SDSN Youth for projects

To collaborate with SDSN Youth for projects, please contact your local <a href="https://sdsnyouth.org/networks">Network Coordinator</a>.

Partner with SDSN Youth for an event

To partner with SDSN Youth for an event, please fill out our outreach form. Filling out the form allows us to get just the right amount of information to direct you to the right person.

Submit content to SDSN Youth blogs

If you have content that you wish to share on SDSN Youth Blogs, please fill the blog submission form. If the content suits our mandate and policies, our social media manager will schedule the post and contact you for details.

Submit content to SDSN Youth social media channels

If you have content that you wish to share on SDSN Youth Social Media Channels, please fill the social media submission form. If the content suits our mandate and policies, our social media manager will schedule the post and contact you for details.

General

Do you provide funding?

SDSN Youth currently does not provide funding to individuals or organizations.

What does SDSN Youth Networks do?

SDSN Youth Networks are based in universities and institutions to mobilize local changes around the SDGs. Networks organize regional events, collaborate with national or regional partners, work with SDSN Youth Member Organizations, etc, to help youth in their community to understand the importance of sustainable development and empower immediate actions.

Partner

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