• Full Time
  • Lilongwe
  • Applications have closed

Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development Centre for Africa (GCYDCA)


Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development Centre for Africa is an inter-governmental non-profit making organization established by African Ministers of Education in 1994. African Ministers of Education established GCYDCA as a Regional Centre to coordinate and manage the Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development Programme. The Centre is located in Lilongwe, Malawi. It has 54 participating countries which comprises of French-speaking countries, English-speaking and Portuguese speaking countries. The Centre has been granted full Diplomatic status by the Government of Malawi and all legal capacities comparable to the UN agencies and other international organizations.

The Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development for Africa has been declared as a Public Higher Education Institution operating under the Education Act offering certificates, diplomas and Degrees (Government Notice No. 83)


The Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development Centre for Africa is looking for suitably qualified and experienced individuals who would like to give both girls and boys the information and skills necessary to handle complex social issues that are part of their daily life.


The Centre has vacancies on full time basis in Guidance and Counselling.

Qualifications, experience and competencies

Interested candidates should possess the following:

• A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Psychology or Counselling Psychology or Counselling from a recognized university
• Minimum of two years of lecturing
• Strong knowledge of the subject area combined with a broad subject backing enabling contribution to teaching and research
• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills e. Ability to work collaboratively
• Ability to adapt to the values of the Centre.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Teaching and devising best learning approaches for students
• Assessing students’ academic work and doing students supervision
• Carrying out research, consultancy and outreach activities
• Participating in curriculum development and/or revision
• Providing academic guidance to students
• And any other duties assigned from time to time

Interested candidates who meet the above qualifications experience and competencies should submit their applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and copies of certificates not later than Thursday 18th April, 2019.

Please send the application package to the following address below:

The Programme Manager
Guidance, Counselling and Youth Development Centre for Africa
P. O. Box 30058
Lilongwe 3

For more information, call the following numbers: 01 713 18