Are you interested in being an Indigenous 150+ Youth Ambassador?
The Indigenous 150+ National Youth Ambassador programme is a 10 week leadership and skills building course where youth (ages 18-28) learn to be cultural curators. The goal is to provide skills and training for Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth to learn protocols for working with Indigenous communities, learn interview techniques, how to moderate cross-cultural conversations and address harmful stereotypes. During the training the participants will practise their skills by recording interviews and creating podcasts. These 21st century skills will provide youth with a good foundation for facilitating community events both in partnership with Indigenous 150+ as well as other community partners. This training programme will be prototyped with 24 Youth across the country with 12 youth participating in each session. Session 1 is currently running, and Session 2 will begin March 9th, 2020 to May 22, 2020. Learn more about the programme here: Youth Ambassador Programme summary document.
DATES: Training Programme – All times Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Group 2 – March 9th, 2020 – May 22, 2020 APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Deadline is February 14th, 2020 – EXTENDED TO FEB 21st, 2020!!
Weeks 1-4 (March 9 – April 3, 2020) Classes Mon/Wed/Fri 1pm-4pm EST Classes are 3 hours each.
Weeks 5-10 (April 6 – May 22, 2020) Classes Tue 1pm-3pm /Thur 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm /Sat 2pm-4pm EST Classes are 2 hours each.
Official Languages: Please note that the Indigenous 150+ National Youth Ambassador Programme will be conducted in English.
1) Applicants must reside in Canada.
2) Applicants must be between the age of 18-28.
3) Applicants will require access to a computer and reliable internet access. We recommend the following computer specifications: 2. 5 GHz Intel i5 Processor, 6 GB HD. Chromebooks are not appropriate.
4) Applicants must be available to attend all training sessions and complete all assignments.
Preference will be given to applicants who are not in full-time employment nor enrolled in a post-secondary education programme.
To apply to be a Youth Ambassador please complete and submit the application below. Spaces are limited – 12 spaces available per training programme.
For questions please contact: Connect@goodinfluencefilms.com