Young Mediterranean Voices
Tuesday 19 March 2019 - 11:57 to Sunday 07 April 2019 - 23:59

The British Council is recruiting Peer Facilitators that will be responsible of co-developing debate clubs within the Young Mediterranean Voices programme by delivering debate trainings, monitoring and supporting young debaters during cascade and competitions with the possibility to adjudicate during debate competitions.


Location Tunisia
Comittment 6 to 18 months
Fee rate Voluntary with subsistence
Call closing date Tuesday 07 April 2019

Role overview

  • Peer Facilitators are the key to YMV programme delivery; they are the link between young debaters in debate clubs and the rest of the programme; the organisations (hubs) and the Master Facilitators. In particular, Peer Facilitators are expected to:
  • Attend a 3-day National Debate training in country which will include an intensive training in the YMV Debate Curriculum and Facilitation Techniques and additional home/online learning. 
  • Attend the national launching meeting with hubs to develop cascade action plan
  • Deliver the debate training during cascade phase to debate clubs organised by Hubs organisations 
  • Follow up and monitor debaters in debate clubs during practice and before competitions. 
  • Prepare motions for the debaters during the cascade trainings and other competitions 
  • Travel (internally and/or externally) when needed
  • Report to Master Facilitators on debaters performance, number of debaters, motions used. 
  • Select and recommend debaters during the qualification stage leading to the final competition 
  • Show full commitment throughout the YMV life cycle: National Debate training, cascade trainings, information sessions, inter-debate competitions, and the national debate forum
  • Become a part of the wider YMV team, actively participating in the ‘National Advisory Committee’ and sharing good practice.
  • Become a representative of YMV, upholding YMV mission, ethos and reputation.

All details are available in the attached document below. 

How to apply

Submit all mandatory documentation to by the Response Deadline, as set out in the Timescales section of the application, mentioning in the subject email: Peer Facilitator - Your Country – Your Name. 

Deadline to apply: 07 April 2019