YouthLead Ambassadors Program 2019 for Young Changemakers

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YouthLead Ambassadors Program 2019 for Young Changemakers

YouthLead Ambassadors Program 2019 for Young ChangemakersYouthLead is pleased to announce its new YouthLead Ambassador activities for young changemakers. They seek a self-directed and motivated youth with a proven track record in mobilizing other young changemakers and youth in the course of their change making activities.

Applicants need to have demonstrated that they can mobilize youth. As well as tech-savvy to navigate and post on the YouthLead platform and have a basic understanding of social media tools (Facebook and Twitter).

Deadline: February 28, 2019

The YouthLead Ambassador’s role include:

  • Reach out to young changemakers in your and other networks to create awareness about YouthLead via social media posting and reposting, or announcements on other listservs
  • Recruit new change,akers as members on YouthLead.org (eg. through invitation feature on YouthLead)
  • Engage with the YouthLead platform by contributing to discussion threads regularly an/or posting content
  • Facilitate peer-to-peer networking and trust-building among local youth changemakers
  • Organize webinar (with technical support from YothLead team in Washington)
  • Attend three YouthLead Ambassadors virtual calls with YouthLead Project Manager
  • Attend monthly one-on-one virtual check-in with YouthLead Regional Liason

Benefits

Eligibility

  • Applicants must be a young changemaker resident in a low-or-middle-income (LMIC) country as listed here;
  • Be between the ages of 18-35 (at the time of application and through the end of September 2019);
  • Applicants from countries or entities on this list and those from Egypt and Jordan, are not eligible for the YouthLead Ambassador role;
  • Active as changemakers in any sector, at the local, regional, national, or global level;
  • Provide a convincing description of how they will use YouthLead to engage new changemakers, and recruit new changemakers to the YouthLead network and platform;
  • Willing to meet the requirements described in the role description above;
  • Able to commit to at least 4-6 hours/month to increase awareness about YouthLead, and to develop content, post resources, or organize and participate in activities that support peers through YouthLead;
  • Have created or are active members of a young changemaker network or affiliation;
  • Provide a convincing description of how they will use YouthLead to engage new changemakers, and recruit new changemakers to the YouthLead network and platform;
  • Have a YouthLead profile that is at least 80% complete. (Create your profile if you are not yet a member of YouthLead).

Selection Criteria

Applicants will be reviewed and considered based on the following qualities:

  • Past experience as a young changemaker;
  • Scale and strength of the applicant’s network;
  • Potential impact of the applicant’s proposed contributions to YouthLead and its network.

Application

Click here to apply

For more information, visit YouthLead Ambassadors.

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