Are you interested in being an Indigenous 150+ Youth Ambassador?

The Indigenous 150+ National Youth Ambassador programme is an 8 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 February 24th, 2020 to May 17, 2020. Learn more about the programme here: Youth Ambassador Programme summary document.

DATES: Training Programme – All times Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Group 2 – February 24th, 2020 – May 18, 2020     APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN, Deadline is February 14th, 2020
                Week 1-3   (February 24 – March 13)   Classes  Mon/Wed/Fri   1pm-4pm EST   Classes are 3 hours each.
                Week 4-12   (March 16 – May 18)   Classes  Mon 1pm-3pm /Thur  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm 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.

Youth Ambassador


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