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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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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  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Lead, HerStart Innovate the Future

    Location: Toronto, Canada (hybrid – remote and in-office) Commitment: 4 days/week (Monday – Thursday) Compensation: $72,000 prorated to $57,600 for 4 days/week commitment + competitive benefits Contract Term: 2 years, renewable Start Date: June 2022 About Youth Challenge International (YCI) Youth Challenge International (YCI) is......

  • Senior Project Manager, HerStart Innovate the Future

    Location: Toronto, Canada (hybrid – remote and in-office) Commitment: 37.5 hours/week within a highly flexible working environment Compensation: $90,000 CAD + competitive benefits Contract Term: 2 years, renewable Start Date: July 2022 About Youth Challenge International (YCI) Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global......

  • Climate Programs Coordinator

    Location: Toronto, Canada Contract length: ASAP – June 30, 2022 Commitment: 37.5 hours/week Compensation: $30/hour Start Date: As soon as possible About Youth Challenge International (YCI) Youth Challenge International (YCI) is a leading global youth development organization that promotes youth innovation to drive positive change.......

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