The Youth Employment Agency’s authorities are seeking qualified applicants for the YEA Recruitment 2023. The Youth Employment Agency is looking for qualified Ghanaians to work as Community Health Workers and Community Police Assistants.
About Youth Employment Agency (YEA)
The Youth Employment Act 2015 (Act 887) established the Youth Employment Authority (YEA) to oversee the planning, coordination, monitoring, and facilitation of youth employment in Ghana, as well as other related issues.
The Agency’s mission is to plan, organize, manage, and support the process of providing jobs to young people throughout the country.
YEA Recruitment 2023 Application Portal
COMMUNITY POLICE ASSISTANTS (CPAs)
The Youth Employment Agency (YEA) oversees the development, coordination, supervision, and facilitation of youth employment and related matters in Ghana in accordance with the YEA Act 2015 (Act 887), and is currently hiring new personnel for the community protection assistants module in collaboration with the Ghana Police Service.
The application exercise is scheduled to start on 19th September 2023 and to 14th October 2023.
Applicants must apply through the portal and visit their various YEA District offices for support.
1. Persons within the ages of 18-35 years
2. Minimum qualification of Senior High School education.
CONDITION OF APPLICATION
1. Successful applicants will be engaged as beneficiaries of YEA.
2. Beneficiaries would be on two (2) years contracts of engagement.
MODE OF APPLICATION
Interested applicants must apply through the Youth Employment Agency website www.apply.yea.gov.gh or www.yea.gov.gh
According to the Youth Employment Agency, the application deadline is 14th October 2023.
Youth Employment Agency indicated that the application is free of charge.
COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS (CHWs)
The Youth Employment Agency is collaborating with the Ghana Health Service to implement the Community Health Workers (CHWs) Program in accordance with Regulation (1b) of the Youth Employment Agency Regulation 2016. (LI. 2231).
The Community Health Workers (CHWs) Program aims to increase the community health workforce in order to improve access to healthcare services for rural populations, contribute to the realization of Universal Health Coverage (UHC), and address COVID-19.
The Youth Employment Agency will hire initiative participants to work closely with the Ghana Health Service at the local level.
Successful candidates will only be posted in their neighborhoods.
1. Persons within the ages of 18-35 years (females are encouraged to apply).
2. Minimum qualification of Senior High School education with passes in English and Mathematics.
2. Applicants must be fluent in English and at least one local language.
3. Ability to use (or learn to use) a smartphone
4. Only short-listed applicants who successfully complete the CHW training programme will be engaged.
ROLE OF THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS
The Community Health Worker is not a health professional; rather, he or she is a person recruited by the YEA from the community in which they live and who has received basic training to act as a service delivery bridge between the various communities and service delivery points, making the work of community health nurses, community health officers, and midwives easier.
Interested candidates should apply through the Youth Employment Agency’s website, www.apply.yea.gov.gh or www.yea.gov.gh.
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
The application deadline is September 28, 2023.
PLEASE NOTE: The application is completely free.