Solutions for Today

Together with our partners we develop creative, market-ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to succeed and prosper.

HerStart, our future.

Youth Challenge International has joined forces with thousands of young people worldwide to advance women’s equality globally and create an inclusive economy with a positive impact for all.


We’re recruiting skilled Canadians for unique 4-month e-fellowships so you can volunteer virtually to share your skills, gain experience and amplify your career.


Come and create a better future with us.

Apply for an e-fellowship

Youth Climate Leadership Program

Advancing youth-led community climate action initiatives 

A 6-month program supporting GTHA youth Climate Leaders to grow leadership skills, network with peers and create climate action initiatives to make an impact in their communities.

Apply to be a climate leader now

Innovate MY Future

Youth Challenge International’s Innovate MY Future offers Canadian GTHA youth the opportunity to take action on local climate issues and make a real difference in their communities.


Funded by the Government of Canada under the Canada Service Corps program, Innovate MY Future brings together the GTHA’s leading social innovation organizations to inspire youth civic engagement in local climate change-related issues and needs.

Learn more and Take #ClimateActionNow

Innovate ME

International Youth Internship Program

Innovate ME provides employment training and career development opportunities to young people through overseas internship placements. As part of this program, Canadians can participate in incredible experiential learning opportunities around the world. If you are a passionate, creative and highly adaptable young person, between the ages of 19-30, apply now to participate in the opportunity of a lifetime!

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Throughout our Youth Action Summit, co-hosted with Evergreen, attendees voted for their favourite #InnovateMYFuture project.

Congratulations to the winning team, Green Linings, for their project on sustainable transportation! To learn more about it, visit and follow them on Instagram @green_linings.

We’re so proud of all the amazing projects created by our Climate Action Network and we can’t wait to see what else you do!

Learn more about the awesome climate change initiatives our members are working on and how you can join them. 🌎 Visit

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In This Together

When you contribute to YCI, you open up a world of opportunity for young people around the world. Join the youth innovation conversation.