Ambassadors Program 

 

Overview

Become a pioneer in your community

The Ambassadors Program is geared toward university students or young professionals who have previously attended The Youth Assembly and are looking to increase representation from their respective communities.

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Current Ambassadors

Eligibility

The Youth Assembly Ambassadors Program is geared toward undergraduate and graduate students, as well as individuals who are part of organizations that have previously attended The Youth Assembly and are looking to increase representation from their respective communities.


Qualifications

  • Must currently be pursuing an undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate degree from a recognized academic institution during the present academic year OR affiliated with or represent an organization with similar mission of The Youth Assembly

  • Must be between 16-28 years old

  • Has attended The Youth Assembly as a Delegate

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

  • Demonstrates commitment to youth empowerment and the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Self-starter and social media savvy

  • Excellent communication and coordination skills

Role

The Youth Assembly Ambassador is an appointed representative by Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to delegates and applicants.

Basic responsibilities:

  • Disseminate information regarding The Youth Assembly in their local communities and networks through varied means (i.e. information sessions, marketing collaterals, social media)

  • In charge of nominating and recruiting youth to become delegates for The Youth Assembly, as well as facilitating the registration of their nominees

  • Provide regular reports on their efforts including photos, metrics, and outcomes

The Youth Assembly Ambassadors will be provided with official promotional materials for The Youth Assembly, but they will have the leeway to develop their own strategy on how to engage other young people in joining the next session of The Youth Assembly.

Benefits

  • Be recognized as a pioneer in your community

  • Play an important role in bringing young people from your local community to the global arena

  • Be featured in The Youth Assembly’s large social networks**

  • Potential speaking opportunities in sessions at The Youth Assembly

  • Receive discounts or stipend to support this undertaking**

  • Receive complimentary conference and package fee waivers**

**Conditions apply

Recognition

The YA Ambassadors will be recognized based on their work and efforts made in promoting The Youth Assembly, quality of nominee applications submitted following procedures, and overall delegation they will be bringing to the next session of The Youth Assembly. Successful YA Ambassadors will also receive a printed certificate of appreciation. 

Level of Recognition

Category/Level of Recognition* YA Website Program Booklet Social Media Special mention
at the YA
Outstanding YA Ambassador
Esteemed YA Ambassador
YA Ambassador
*Effective as of April 19, 2018

Application

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

Due to a large volume of applications, only selected applicants will be notified with an interview invite after passing the initial screening process. 

Timeline

  • September 20 – October 10, 2018: Application period

  • Interviews will be held on a rolling basis


Ambassador applications are now closed.