Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO) is a local NGO that is committed to empowering youth, women and children, preventing the spread of HIV infection, mitigating the impact of AIDS, promoting democracy and human rights and conducting research on youth, women and children development. YONECO vision is a self-reliant, healthy and resilient society that respects democratic values and principles. YONECO works with both local and international NGOs and donors, government departments and Community Based Organizations. YONECO has programmes and projects in Zomba, Mchinji, Ntchisi, Mulanje, Thyolo, Phalombe, Chiradzulu, Mangochi, Machinga, Balaka, Ntcheu, Nkhata Bay, Lilongwe, Chikhwawa and Rumphi. YONECO also has national programmes like the first ever child helpline in Malawi for the protection and promotion of child rights. YONECO now invites applications from suitably qualified, dynamic and experienced persons to fill the position of Driver/Office Assistant in YONECO.

Purpose of the position

The Driver/Office Assistant is responsible for all or part of these areas

Vehicle management and Chauffer duties

  • Cleans and routinely checks vehicle oils and lubricants, water, fuel, etc before undertaking a journey
  • Drives officers and official visitors as authorized
  • Monitors vehicle condition and reports faults or recommends service or maintenance
  • Maintains vehicle log book and prepares and submits monthly summary to the Administrative Assistant/Executive Assistant


  • Office Assistant Duties
  • Assists with reception duties (answering and directing telephone calls, ushering visitors) as directed from time to time
  • Assist with document filing and retrieval
  • Collects and delivers official documents and mail
  • Prepares tea/coffee for officers and visitors
  • Cleaning offices
  • Assists with photocopying and sending faxes


  • Malawi School Certificate of Education
  • Valid and Clean Driving Licence
  • Ability to converse and write in English
  • Sober

Interested candidates will should submit their application letters, copies of certificates together with updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and three traceable referees to:


                                                   The Executive Director

                                                   Youth Net and Counselling (YONECO)

                                                   C/O Youth Leadership Development Centre

                                                    P.O Box 471


  Or email to:

Closing date for receiving applications is September 29th, 2018.

YONECO is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are encouraged to apply.



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