The Department of Youth


The Department of Youth exists to develop the full potential of the youth of Somaliland and actively promote their participation in personal, community and national development.


  • Formulating, implementing, coordinating, reviewing and monitoring youth development policies
  • Facilitating youth participation in the development processes
  • Coordinating and monitoring youth led initiatives
  • Advocating and promoting youth led initiatives
  • Developing youth resource centers
  • Provide leadership for and function as the primary staff person relating to the YM
  • Oversee the recruitment and training of adult volunteers to work with Middle and High School age
  • Plan and implement age appropriate activities for Middle and High School age youth that promote. Community through fellowship, fun and faith development. Such activities might include; development presentations, retreats and service projects
  • Director of youth
  • setting up and running projects
  • mentoring or counselling individual young people
  • managing budgets
  • applying for project funding
  • maintaining confidential records
  • writing and presenting reports
  • facilitating workshops in schools and community settings
  • Working with other organizations, such as schools, community groups and the police