Transformational Leadership Program – Citizens Corps

Speeches Shim

USAID Transformational Leadership Program – Citizens Corps aims to leave behind a cadre of transformational leaders coordinated and working towards as agents of positive change across the public, private and civil society sectors in our country. TLP-CC will advance the understanding, practice and development of leadership and increase civic participation for the benefit and the development of the society through volunteerism. To achieve this, 185 TLP Master Graduates who are scholarship recipients, will be encouraged to complete a minimum of 400 hours of volunteer work in appropriate organizations being, public, private or non-governmental organization in Kosovo. 

TLP COHORT 1,2 & 3 Master Graduates
180 Returned TLP Graduates
161 TLP Graduates placed in Volunteer sites 

62000 Volunteer Hours Committed 
50000 Volunteer Hours Completed  

Volunteer Placements throughout sectors

  • Placements in NGO Sector 67%
  • Placements in Private Sector 19%
  • Placements in Public Sector 14% 

160 Partner Institutions that have offered volunteer placemats for TLP graduates. The partners include Higher Education Institutions, USAID Partners, Corporates, Private Colleges, High Schools,
Municipalities, Ministries and other Governmental offices, NGOs, and Community Service Organizations. TLP Graduates have a wide range of institutions available for placement and contribution of
their volunteer work.  

85% Employed


  • 116 Consultants
  • 88 Teaching Assistants
  • 63 Researchers
  • 25 Managers & Coordinator

Two Volunteer of the Year Awards Ceremonies 22 graduates who demonstrated commitment and contributed to expending volunteer culture towards positive change in different sectors of our society were awarded in the following categories:

  • Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Community Impact Award
  • Research and Publications Award
  • Training and Exchange of Knowledge Award
  • Support to Public Institutions Award
  • Support to Public University of Prishtina Award
  • Consulting and Mentoring Award Contribution to Civil Society Development and Activism Award 

TLP Alumni Association October 24, 2018 gathered TLP Graduates of both Master and Professional Certificate Program, marking the first anniversary of the TLP Alumni Association during its second General Assembly Meeting. The meeting resulted with the newly elected 15 board members of the association. TLP Alumni consists of four standing committees: Democracy Governance and Rule of Law; Science, Innovation and Technology; Economics Business and Finance; Education, Arts and Design. TLP Alumni organized many activities and initiatives and will continue their efforts towards turning the Association into a functional and sustainable entity.


Issuing Country 
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 4:45am