UNICEF USA National Youth Volunteer Program 2024

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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 and advance child rights at a national capacity.

In this role, members support the club and volunteer network, advocate for policy change, and bring youth voices into spaces where they are typically excluded. The Council also works internally with staff and leadership to bring youth voice to UUSA’s culture, strategy and operations.

Requirements for UNICEF National Youth Volunteer Program

• All 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)

• Interest in community organizing, advocacy and youth-led action.

• Interest in building skills in public speaking, advocating and organizing.

• Can meet the time commitment, expectations and be a reliable member of the Council.

• Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

• Members will need reliable access to the internet and a device to participate in virtual meetings.

Benefits of UNICEF National Youth Volunteer Program

• 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

Application Deadline

Not Specified

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) on www.surveymonkey.com to apply
For more details,visit UNICEF website

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