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 6-month international fellowships so you can volunteer in Ghana, Tanzania or Uganda to share your skills, gain experience and make an impact.

 

Come and create a better future with us.

Apply for an international fellowship

Youth Climate Leadership Program

Advancing youth-led community climate action initiatives 

A 6-month program for young people in the GTHA to access training, mentorship and experience leading a team to create and catalyze community-based climate action initiatives that make a positive 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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  • Partnership & Training Coordinator, Mpigi

    Location: Mpigi, Uganda with some in-country travel required Contract length: 1 year Commitment: Full time, 37.5 hours/week Compensation: 3,602,300.00 UGX/month Start Date: ASAP About Youth Challenge International (YCI) Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive......

  • Knowledge and Learning Manager

    Location: Kampala, Uganda with some regional travel required Contract length: 1 year, renewable Commitment: Full time, 37.5 hours/week Compensation: 4,710,700.00 UGX/month Start Date: ASAP About Youth Challenge International (YCI) Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to......

  • Communications Manager

    Location: Canada, Toronto preferred Contract Length:  2 years, renewable Commitment: 37.5 hours/week Compensation: $86,000-90,000 CAD, based on experience, plus comprehensive benefits Start Date: October 2021 About Youth Challenge International (YCI) Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation......

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