Become a Climate Leader in your community!
Positions: Youth Climate Leader
Organization: Youth Challenge International
Location: Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area / GTHA, Ontario
Eligibility: 19-25 years old (see below)
Type: Training & career development (free, unpaid)
Youth Challenge International’s (YCI) Youth Climate Leadership Program provides young people in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA), aged 19-25, the opportunity to grow leadership skills, network with peers, and create climate action initiatives in their communities.
The 6-month Youth Climate Leadership Program supports young people to become Climate Leaders through creating, leading, and catalyzing community-based projects to shape a more climate-resilient GTHA.
The program uses a cohort-based model, allowing for collaborative peer-learning and one-on-one coaching and mentorship in a supportive (currently virtual) environment to help Climate Leaders reach their goals.
Climate Leaders will:
You’ll fit right in if you:
Participants can expect 3-5 hours weekly for asynchronous learning and project implementation. Training sessions are held every Wednesday from 5:30-7:30 pm for the first 2 months then staggered biweekly for the remaining program. There is also 1 half-day weekend Leadership Development session.
How to apply:
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Successful applicants are contacted within 1 week of applying to schedule a group interview. Spaces are limited, so apply early and don’t miss the chance to participate in this unique experience!
Our summer program begins on May 19, 2021. For more information about Youth Challenge International’s Youth Climate Leadership Program, visit youthclimateaction.ca.
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YCI’s Youth Climate Leadership Program allows youth to lead, create, and implement community-based climate action initiatives thanks to funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Apr 13 2021 ID: 59027