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Centre for Youth and Development (CYD) runs the Volunteer programme where young people around the world join the CYD team not only to contribute to the work of the organization but also use this opportunity to learn from different communities in Malawi. The overall goal of the volunteer program is to create opportunities for young people around the world to learn and share their experience and expertise while contributing to the development of communities in Malawi.

Why volunteer with Centre for Youth and Development?

Your involvement, motivation, high quality works and commitment will enable CYD to reach out to many people to make a difference.  Moreover, volunteers do provide high-quality work that positively influences the organization and its beneficiaries. Your participation in this program will significantly compliment the work of our organization and enrich the efforts to do more and realizing real results that are tangible and measurable. 

Who qualifies as a volunteer?

  1. Student: This includes college students above 18 years and university students undertaking a bachelor’s degree.
  2. Graduates: Already possessing a university degree, and pursing a master’s degree or PhD.
  3. Young Professionals: Completed with your bachelor’s degree i.e. Diploma, Bachelors, masters and PhD. and building a career.

Join Centre for Youth and Development to have a professional experience in a developing country. Use your skills and knowledge in a different and more challenging cultural environment, and develop new skills.

How to join as a volunteer

Volunteers will be recruited using an equal opportunities approach and using a variety of different methods to make the broadest possible range of people aware of the volunteering opportunities offered by our organization. Interested person will be required to send an application letter, curriculum vitae and copies of certificates to jobs@cydmalawi.org


Please note. we do not charge any fees for this program. Centre for Youth and Development volunteer programme is FREE

Our organization will only cover office/work based expenses incurred by volunteers during their work. The volunteers will be responsible for their travels to and from Malawi. Locals travel costs. meals and accommodation (Centre for Youth and Development will help volunteers find affordable. safe and accessible places for accommodation.)

Duration of safety

The programme is task oriented withing a stipulated period of 1 to 6 months and might be renewable as need arises.