Participate: USAID YouthLead Ambassadors Program 2019

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2019 USAID YouthLead Ambassador
2018 USAID Young Women Transform Prize for youth-led economic empowerment projects

Participate: USAID YouthLead Ambassadors Program 2019

YouthLead is announcing its new YouthLead Ambassadors activities for young change makers. We seek a self-directed and motivated youth with a proven track record in mobilizing other young change makers and youth in the course of their change making activities.

Application Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 Midnight ET.

Applicants will commit 4-6 hours per month to fulfill their role between March 15, 2019 through September 30, 2019.

Applicants must be:

  • A young changemaker resident in a low-or-middle-income (LMIC) country as listed here, between the ages of 18-35 (at the time of application and thru the end of September 2019).
    • Applicants from countries or entities on this list and those from Egypt and Jordan, are not eligible for the YouthLead Ambassador role.
  • Active as changemakers in any sector, at the local, regional, national, or global level.
  • Provide a convincing description of how they will use YouthLead to engage new changemakers, and recruit new change makers to the YouthLead network and platform.
  • Willing to meet the requirements described in the role description above.
  • Able to commit to at least 4-6 hours/month to increase awareness about YouthLead. And to develop content, post resources, or organize and participate in activities that support peers through YouthLead.
  • Have created or are active members of a young changemaker network or affiliation.
  • Provide a convincing description of how they will use YouthLead to engage new changemakers, and recruit new change makers to the YouthLead network and platform.
  • Have a YouthLead profile that is at least 80% complete. (Create your profile here if you are not yet a member of YouthLead).

Evaluation & Selection Criteria

Applicants will be reviewed and considered based on the following qualities:

  • Past experience as a young changemaker;
  • Scale and strength of the applicant’s network;
  • Potential impact of the applicant’s proposed contributions to YouthLead and its network.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the USAID YouthLead Ambassadors Program 2019

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