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 3 and 6-month international and virtual fellowships so you can volunteer to share your skills, gain experience and make an impact.

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Innovate MY Future

Youth Challenge International’s Innovate MY Future offers Canadian GTHA youth the opportunity to collaborate and network, building skills and designing local climate solutions to make positive impact in their communities and for their futures.


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.

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Innovate ME

International Youth Internship Program

Innovate ME provides Canadian youth, aged 19-30, the opportunity to work virtually with global partners while gaining experience, knowledge and skills that will prepare them for a future they’ll love.

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  • The Power of Youth-Led Climate Action

    By Gabriela McGuinty Cañete, Youth Challenge International HerStart Climate Action Fellow in Tanzania Young people today are more involved in climate action than ever before. Youth are actively engaged at local, national and global levels in raising awareness, educating the public, conserving nature, developing renewable......

  • HerStart Innovate the Future Podcast Producer

    Contract Type: Consultant Commitment: Contract, end date March 31, 2023 (renewable) Location: This is a remote position, and we will consider applications from consultants based in: Canada, Ghana, Uganda and Tanzania Compensation: Total budget $7,200 ($600 per unit production at 12 units) Start Date: September......

  • Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Manager

    Location: Toronto, Canada (hybrid – remote and in-office) Commitment: Full-time, 5 days/week Compensation: $82,000 + competitive benefits Contract Term: 2 years, renewable Start Date: September 2022 About Youth Challenge International (YCI) YCI is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive......

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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.