UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024

UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024

UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024

The application submissions for the UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024 are currently open from suitably qualified applicants who are 14 to 24 years old from all nationality to join members to support the club and volunteer network, advocate for policy change, and bring youth voices into spaces where they are typically excluded.

The UNICEF USA National Youth Council is a group of young leaders ages 14-24 who work closely with UNICEF staff, to elevate the voices and perspectives of young people from all over the world and advance child rights in a national capacity.

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Program Summary:

Program Sponsor(s): UNICEF USA National Youth Council

Program Location(s): USA

Program Duration: One Year

Number of slots: Several

Basic Qualification: Youths from ages 14-24 years

Nationality: All Nationalities

Eligibility for the UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024:

  • Applicants must be between the ages of 14-24 and live in the US during their term. (Students studying abroad at any point during the term are not eligible to participate).
  • Applicants must have an interest in community organizing, advocacy, and youth-led action.
  • Applicants must have an interest in building skills in public speaking, advocating, and organizing.
  • Applicants who can meet the time commitment, and expectations and be a reliable member of the Council.
  • Applicants must demonstrate commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Members will need reliable access to the internet and a device to participate in virtual meetings.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Elevate Youth Voice: Council Members are called upon throughout the year to represent UNICEF USA and elevate youth voices and perspectives by speaking at events and meetings locally and nationally. They also create social content for UUSA’s social media channels.
  • Support Youth & Volunteer Programs: Council members provide feedback and insight on current trends in engaging young people in social justice work. Partnering with staff and UUSA leadership, Council members will inform strategic initiatives and campaigns.
  • Educate and Motivate: Lead issue-specific projects to educate and inform youth, volunteers, and staff on topics important to young people and UNICEF’s work. Amplify youth voice through media and write thought pieces on issues relevant to youth.
  • Build Community: Build relationships with each other, our Youth Representatives, and UNICEF Clubs, support the management of the Slack community, and host digital conversations with students.

Program Benefits:

  • Gain practical skills in volunteer organizing, civic engagement, communications, and advocacy
  • Be part of a team with a diverse array of skills and passions that helps drive measurable improvements in child well-being
  • Build connections with leaders around the country who are passionate about advancing child rights.
  • Learn from and exchange with UNICEF USA staff and expert guest speakers
  • Gain opportunities to be nominated for special service awards and accrue volunteer hours
  • Stipend of $1000 will be provided to each member.

Method of Application for the UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024:

Interested and eligible applicants for the UNICEF USA National Youth Council Volunteer Program 2024 are encouraged to submit their application online.

for any comments or questions, feel free to reach out via email with the subject line “National Youth Council 24-25”.

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Application Deadline: August 01, 2024.

For more information about this opportunity, Visit the Official Website.

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