Who We Are

A vision of empowering young people for the African renaissance

The Liberia YMCA was founded in 1881 by Bishop Samuel D. Ferguson, while on assignment in Harper, Maryland County.

In 1926, the YMCA was extended to Monrovia, the capital city. Our mission is uniting and empowering young people through investing in programs that promote self-development and service to the community as an extension of the Kingdom of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We are committed to our mission & vision

We take initiative

We are inclusive in our actions

We promote Integrity through our actions

We value and respect everyone we work with

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programs

Our programs are divided into four programmatic themes; and each program delivers a range of developmental actions that are socially relevant to young people and their communities.

GOVERNANCE

  • Leadership Training and Mentoring
  • Civic Education
  • Peace Building & Advocacy
  • Community Leadership Forums

EMPLOYMENT

  • Skills Training
  • Business Management Training
  • Business Grants/Loans provisions
  • Agriculture
  • Career Development

HEALTHY LIVING

  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Alcohol and Drug Awareness
  • Sport, Fitness and Recreation

EDUCATION

  • Formal Secondary School
  • Informal Education
  • Reading and Literacy
  • Program Computer Literacy
  • Tertiary Education (Polytechnic)

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SOME National Staff

Our staff brings diverse professional experience to the table.

E. Timotheus Kamaboakai

National General Secretary/CEO

VONYEE NEWTON KOLISON

Resource Mobilization Director/Deputy CEO

Jerry G. c. Paye

Actg. Program Director

LANSANA CONTEH

Actg. Finance & Administrative Director

Membership is the foundation of the YMCA and is also the conduit through which Liberia our programs and community initiatives are carried out.

REPORTS AND NEWS

From launching new programs to graduation achievements, we periodically update you on all activities.

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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Radio Program Director, YMCA Youth Peace Radio Employer:                  YMCA of Liberia Duty Station:             Gbarnga, Bong County Post Duration: 1 year, but renewable based on satisfactory performance and…
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title: Radio Station Manager, YMCA Youth Peace Radio   Employer:                  YMCA of Liberia   Duty Station:             Gbarnga, Bong County   Post Duration:           1 year, but renewable based…
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VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Position Title:         County Coordinator, MONTSERRADO YMCA BRANCH Employer:                YMCA of Liberia Post Location:        Montserrado County Duty Station:          Monrovia Post Duration:  1 year, but renewable based on satisfactory performance and    Availability…

Testimonials

Below are few comments from some of our partners' representatives.

The YMCA has been instrumental partner and supporter in the lives of our students and the volunteers who help us implement our programs across Liberia. With a mutual goal of empowering youth, our partnership is a marriage based on trust and purpose.”  ~Z. J. Jallah, Founder of YesLiberia.

Z. J. Jallah

The YMCA has been instrumental partner and supporter in the lives of our students and the volunteers who help us implement our programs across Liberia. With a mutual goal of empowering youth, our partnership is a marriage based on trust and purpose.”  ~Z. J. Jallah, Founder of YesLiberia.

Z. J. Jallah

The YMCA has been instrumental partner and supporter in the lives of our students and the volunteers who help us implement our programs across Liberia. With a mutual goal of empowering youth, our partnership is a marriage based on trust and purpose.”  ~Z. J. Jallah, Founder of YesLiberia.

Z. J. Jallah

get in touch

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YMCA Liberia, Crown Hill, Monrovia, Liberia

info@ymcaliberia.org

+231886550494
+231778498687