⁣The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) announces “ICYF Online Volunteering Training 2020” programme to equip young people with practical knowledge and guidance to help and support communities during pandemics, natural disasters, and humanitarian crises.

 A certificate issued by ICYF and program partners will be awarded to those participants who complete the volunteering program.

As the world is going through unprecedented change, everyone needs to join their efforts to work collectively and support each other during these difficult times. Volunteerism is a crucial and significant solution at this very moment to bring people together and mobilize them accordingly where the help is needed the most.

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ICYF Online Volunteering Training 2020:

Host Organisation:

  • The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) 

Online Training Timeline:

  • 1st part of the training will be on 18 – 22 May 2020
  • BREAK / 24-26 May 2020
  • 2nd part of the training will be on 27- 31 May 2020

Training Certificate:

  • Full attended participants will be awarded a certificate issued by ICYF and program partners.

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ICYF Online Volunteering Objectives:

  • Promoting online volunteerism and its best practices during pandemics
  • Empowering young volunteers on the ethical values of volunteers
  • Providing a wide array of trainer profiles from diverse international organizations
  • Establishing an effective network and its online community among young volunteers
  • Providing an interactive learning atmosphere to share experiences, lessons learned on volunteering work
  • Empowering youth lead organizations on volunteering management
  • Sharing available volunteers’ opportunities at the global level from various international organizations

ICYF Programme Elements:

  • Transformation of Volunteerism in the Age of Pandemic (COVID-19)
  • What is Volunteering? & Who is Volunteer?
  • Volunteering Management & Leadership
  • Volunteerism for Sustainability (SDG education)
  • Universal Volunteering Ethics (Global Citizenship education)
  • Effective Online Volunteering
  • Best Practices in Humanitarian Aid
  • Humanitarian Crises in OIC Region and World
  • Youth Volunteering Initiatives & Stories
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • Volunteering Management in International Organization
  • Project Writing and Project Development

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Online Training Format:

  • The training program will be a combination of theoretical and interactive sessions and conducted via an online gathering platform as a webinar session.

*** The online platform and its technical information pack will be shared with the selected participants. 

Eligibility Criteria of the ICYF Volunteering:

  • Citizen of an OIC Member State or representative of a Muslim community in a non-OIC Member State
  • Ability to communicate in English
  • Age between 18–35
  • Volunteering background (article, project, photo, video, etc.)
  • Involved in/or have coordinated volunteering related project
  • Leaders with impact in his/her local community
  • Passionate and responsible to attend the full online training program

How to Become an ICYF Online Volunteer?

Click on the Apply Now button below to proceed to the ICYF Online Volunteering Training Application Form. Fill the application form and submit it as soon as possible. Don’t wait till the last date. 

Selection Process:

Selection Committee will evaluate the applications based on eligibility and criteria if the committee decides for further information can set an online interview as the last stage of selection. 

Selected participants will receive an email confirmation with online program details. Due to limited timing, there will be not an opportunity to inform those who were not selected. The general information on selection results will be posted at ICYF and Social Media accounts

Important Note: Only selected participants will be informed about the eligibility of their applications.

Deadline for Application:

  • The last date to apply for ICYF Online Volunteering Training 2020 is 5 MAY 2020 at 23:50 (GMT+3).

Announcement of Selection:

  • 10 MAY 2020

APPLY NOW Official Link


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