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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  • Project Lead, Ghana

    Title: Project Lead, Ghana Location: Tamale, Ghana with some regional travel required Contract Length: 1 year, renewable Compensation: 22,120 GHC/month Commitment: Full time, 37.5 hours/week Start Date: December 2022 About Youth Challenge International (YCI) YCI is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth......

  • Innovate ME: Anna’s Virtual Internship Experience

    YCI alum, Anna Bruce, shares how interning virtually helped her gain global skills and experience   There is rarely one set pathway people take on their professional journeys. Mine is one that ranged from local to international work, took me back to school, and eventually......

  • Volunteer to take climate action in the GTHA with YCI’s Innovate MY Future!

      Do you want to take action for your community and your future? YCI’s Innovate MY Future teams are actively recruiting volunteers to support their climate action projects! We are seeking volunteers aged 16-24 in the Greater Toronto & Hamilton Area (GTHA) who want to......

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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.