PLEASE READ: Application for the Campus Ambassadors Program for the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly is now open! Please take note that the application for the Campus Ambassadors Program is separate from the application as a delegate/observer for the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations. The delegate/observer application will be announced later in October 2017.

Eligibility

The Campus Ambassador Program is geared toward undergraduate and graduate students who have previously attended the Youth Assembly and are looking to increase representation from their respective universities or colleges.

Qualifications

  • Must currently be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate degree from a recognized academic institution during the present academic year

  • Has an active leadership or membership role in the school community

  • Demonstrated commitment to youth empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Self-starter and social media savvy

  • Has attended the Youth Assembly as a youth delegate or observer, Preferred

Role

Campus ambassadors will be responsible for disseminating information regarding the Youth Assembly in and around their own campus through varied means (i.e. information sessions, marketing collaterals, social media). They will also be in charge of nominating youth to become Youth Assembly delegates, as well as facilitating the registration of the nominees from their campus.

Campus ambassadors will be provided with official Youth Assembly promotional materials, but they will have the leeway to develop their own strategy on how to engage other students in joining the next Youth Assembly.

Benefits

To support this undertaking, campus ambassadors are provided with the option to earn a commission for themselves or offer registration discounts to their prospective applicants. Campus Ambassadors can register their delegates for either the Conference-only option or the Delegate Package option.

  • For the Conference-only option, for every ten (10) youth delegates you register, one (1) administrative fee will be waived (e.g. If you register 11 delegates, the administrative fee for the 11st person will be waived.)

  • For the Delegate Package option, you will receive $25 commission/discount for every admitted delegate. In addition, if you are able to register at least fifteen (15) or more youth delegates, you will get a complimentary Delegate Package.  

Successful Campus Ambassadors will receive a certificate of appreciation.

Category/Level of Recognition* YA Website Program Booklet Social Media Special mention
at the YA
Outstanding Campus Ambassador: Register 12 or more delegates
Esteemed Campus Ambassador: Register 6 or more delegates
Campus Ambassador: Register a minimum of 5 delegates
*Effective as of September 7, 2017

How to become a Campus Ambassador?

In order to become a campus ambassador, you must fulfill the two-step application process, which includes a written application and an informational interview. Interested students should fill out and submit an application form for consideration. Only accepted candidates shall receive an interview request from the staff. If the interview was successful, further information and instructions will be provided to the campus ambassador.

DISCLAIMER: Due to a large volume of applications we will only be able to interview selected candidates whose applications pass the screening process. For queries, email yaopportunities@faf.org.

Timeline

  • September 7 - 21, 2017: Application period
  • September 25 - October 4, 2017: Interviews
  • October 6 - 10, 2017: Only selected applicants will be contacted by Friendship Ambassadors Foundation

2017 Summer YA
Campus Ambassadors

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