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 projects, social initiatives or green ventures.

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!

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#GivingTuesday has become known worldwide for a day of giving back.

Today, we want to recognize the amazing efforts of our youth volunteers and how their determination to help create a better future remains strong even during these challenging times!

YCI partners with young women and men every day to create innovative solutions to drive positive, lasting social and economic impact for youth and their communities. Support from the global community is vital to our solutions' success - together we are stronger!

You have many choices on how to give, but this year we hope you will join YCI through one of our ways to get involved:

➡️ Share YCI's messages with your networks and help us spread the word
➡️ Donate or fundraise to help us build a more equal, sustainable future
➡️ Volunteer and make an impact through one of our innovative solutions

Learn more at

#YCI #HerStart #OurFuture #InnovateTheFuture #InnovateMYFuture #climatesolutionsaccelerator #empowerwomen #genderequality #inclusion #socialimpact #socialenterprise #entrepreneur #FridaysForFuture #ClimateAction #Toronto #York #Scarborough #Peel #Halton #Hamilton #GTHA #makeanimpact #climatechange #Act4SDGs #GlobalGoals #togetherstronger

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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.