NGO Participation

The process of selection and placement of youth is carried out (October-December) after the application and evaluation process of the NGOs ((July-September) to be cooperated within the scope of the program. Youth who will be participating in the program will start their jobs in January 2018.

Criteria for NGO Participation:

  • • Minimum 3 years’ of program impact
  • • NGOs must be working in areas of public benefit (education, health, environment, social-economic development, disadvantaged groups such as youth, women, children and persons with disabilities, refugees)
  • • At least 7 full time staff and 300.000 USD annual budget
  • • Clear description of job position and how they will contribute to the professional development of participant


First Chance 2018 NGO applications will be available from 17 July to 11 August 2017.

NGO Appications 17 July- 11 August
Assessment of NGO Applications 14 August- 4 September
Notification of Evaluation Results 5 September
NGO Meeting 19 September
Youth Applications 2 October - 3 November
Candidate Application Evaluation November
Online Interviews
Job-Fit Inventory
Face-to-Face Interviews and Identification of Participants The second week of December
Notification of Election Results and Implementation of NGO Participatory Business Proposals The third week of December
Orientation Program The last week of December
Start of Full Time Job (For 12 months) 2 January 2018