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  • Phase 1: Civic Education
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National Youth Service 2015 Intake

The National Youth Service (NYS) is a youth development and service institution, established by the National Youth Service Act of 2005, (Act No. 6 of 2005), aiming at youth development through active involvement in national development programmes; encouraging youth voluntarism; facilitating youth contribution to socio-economic development and poverty alleviation; and creating opportunities for skills development and career path.

To achieve its mandate, the National Youth Service offers a Three Phase Training Programme to the Namibian youth for free, namely: Civic Training, Voluntary Service and Skills Training.

The National Youth Service is hereby inviting eligible youth who meet and abide by the following criteria to apply for enlistment:

• Namibian citizen;

• Aged between 16-35 years;

• In possession of a Grade 10 or 12

• Youth not currently enrolled at any formal education institution;

• Ready to undergo medical fitness test; and • Without Schedule1criminal record.



NB: Marginalised youth are encouraged to apply (Marginalised youth should only be from San, Ovahimba, Ovatue and Ovazemba Communities).


Interested youth should collect the application forms, from and apply through their Constituency offices (Regional Councilors). Application forms will be available at Constituency offices for collection from 09 March 2015.


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, and no documents would be returned.

Enquiries: (061) 415515/17

Closing date: 27 March 2015






To deliver relevant national services and offer recognized skills training and personal development programmes to the youth through attaining the requisite institutional capacity while engaging in income generating ventures in line with national development goals.

To be the dynamic sustainable youth service institution of choice contributing to socio-economic development.


Professionalism, Patriotism, Transparency, Voluntarism, Integrity, Creativity, Equity and Fairness.


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