Youth Ambassadors

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APPLY FOR THE 2018 YOUTH AMBASSADORS EXCHANGE PROGRAM!

The Youth Ambassadors Program brings together high school students and adult mentors from countries across the Americas to promote mutual understanding, increase leadership skills, and prepare youth to make a difference in their communities.

Program goals:
  1. To develop a cadre of young adults who have a strong sense of civic responsibility, a commitment to community development, an awareness of current & global issues, and strong interpersonal leadership skills;
  2. To foster relationships among youth from different ethnic, religious, and national groups; and
  3. To promote mutual understanding, respect and collaboration between the United States and our South American counterparts.

Participating Countries include: Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.

World Learning encourages all qualified individuals to apply, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability status. 

Deadline to Apply: Specific to the program and listed separately for each program application.
  • Bahamas: May 11, 2018
  • Jamaica: April 26, 2018 - OPENING April 13th 
  • Suriname: April 23, 2018
  • Trinidad and Tobago: April 27, 2018
  • Venezuela: April 29, 2018
The Youth Ambassadors Team is currently seeking candidates from the Bahamas, Jamaica, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, and Venezuela to participate on 2018 Youth Ambassadors exchanges to the United States. Don't see your country listed?? Check back for future Youth Ambassadors Program announcements. You can also follow us on Facebook for regular program announcements. 
 
For additional questions, please email us at youthambassadors@worldlearning.org

View a sample Youth Ambassadors Application for STUDENTS (PDF)
View a sample Youth Ambassadors Application for ADULT MENTORS (PDF)

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