Youth Seat on the GWP Steering Committee

Edit: Please note that the deadline for this position was 20 May 2020 and we are therefore no longer accepting applications. Thank you to everybody who applied!

The global GWP Steering Committee, at its meeting in December 2019, decided to create a permanent independent youth seat on the Committee. This will ensure full information and voting rights for a strong youth perspective. Deadline for applications is 20 May - please note that applicants need to be supported by a GWP Partner to be eligible to apply.

This step is unique among global water organisations and reflects GWP's commitment to create space and opportunities for youth to engage in water governance and management - this is further outlined in GWP’s Youth Engagement Strategy and in GWP's overall 2020-2025 Strategy, Mobilising for a Water Secure World.

GWP is hereby launching a global call to identify candidates for the role. The GWP Steering Committee has asked that interested candidates must provide a Letter of Support/Nomination from a GWP Partner - who may offer their support to multiple nominations.

Application process:

  • Applications must be made through the GWP online system - this link includes the full Terms of Reference for the position. The application process is started by clicking "Apply for this Job" in the upper right corner and following the guidelines.
  • All applications must be accompanied by a 1) Resume, a 2) Cover Letter and Letter of Support (to be uploaded togehter in one document) from a GWP Partner (a template for this is available under the Terms of Reference)
  • All applications must be received no later than 20th May 2020.