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-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

Climate Solutions Accelerator

Advancing climate action initiatives to grow their impacts

A 6-month incubator program supporting GTHA youth Climate Leaders to enhance their skills and refine and grow their existing climate solutions – whether they are community-based initiatives or social enterprises and green businesses.

Apply for the accelerator 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!

See Internship Opportunities
  • Request for Proposal – HerStart Innovate the Future Impact Fund Design Consultant

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  • HerStart Digital Media & Communications E-Fellow

      Title: Digital Media & Communications Fellow Placement Duration: Oct 1 – Jan 15  Time Commitment: 5 – 15 hours/week Location: Remote  E-fellowship Eligibility Requirements  Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident  Must have fluent or professional level English (written and verbal) skills  Ability to commit to full term......

  • HerStart Research & Insights E-Fellow

      Title: Research & Insights Fellow Placement Duration: Oct 1 – Jan 15  Time Commitment: 5 – 15 hours/week Location: Remote  E-fellowship Eligibility Requirements  Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident  Have fluent or professional level English (written and verbal) skills  Ability to commit to full term of engagement at 5-15 hours/week  Currently enrolled in or......

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Today marks the first-ever International #EqualPayDay!

Gender equality and women’s economic empowerment are critical to achieving sustainable global growth.

YCI’s new HerStart Innovate the Future program works with women to create a more equal and inclusive economy through social entrepreneurship and impact for women and their communities in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda.

Join us to advance women’s equality globally! We’re currently looking for skilled and passionate Canadian e-fellowship volunteers to share their skills part-time remotely.

Apply by September 20 for this unique opportunity ▶️ herstart.org

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