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FULLY FUNDED: YCI is inviting youth to apply for its 3-6 month paid fellowship program on Ghana, Uganda or Tanzania

Are you seeking personal and professional growth opportunities? Have you ever dreamed of volunteering abroad to gain invaluable global experience? Consider our International Fellowships, offering both 3-month and 6-month programs that allow you to share your skills and empower young women as change agents while expanding your own knowledge for the future.

Are you ready to take a bold step forward in your career? Our 6-month International Fellowship is open to Canadians of all ages, professions, and academic backgrounds, offering you the chance to apply your expertise while gaining unparalleled professional experience in global development.

A HerStart Fellowship is a tailored experience for Canadians, aligning with your diverse skills, knowledge, and passions in areas such as gender equality, climate action, and social entrepreneurship.

The final application deadline for the January cohort is October 8, 2023, and for the May cohort, it's February 11, 2024.

Why Choose an International Fellowship?
Experience a Comprehensive Support Package Abroad:
For over 30 years, YCI has guided countless Canadians through volunteer abroad programs. Before your departure, you'll undergo comprehensive training that equips you for life overseas and enhances your expertise in critical areas like gender equality, climate action, and social impact. Upon your arrival in Ghana, Tanzania, or Uganda, our experienced team will help you settle in and provide tailored support throughout your placement. Upon your return home, our reintegration support will help you debrief your experience and guide you to your next opportunity.

Costs Covered by YCI:
- International roundtrip flight
- Monthly stipend for basic living expenses during placement
- Stipend for vaccines and medications
- In-country emergency medical and evacuation insurance
- Required travel visas

Empower Women's Economic Independence:
Through a HerStart Fellowship, you'll connect and collaborate with young women, communities, and global partners to foster the growth of social entrepreneurship ecosystems. While expanding your professional network, you'll also play a vital role in helping women launch or expand the next wave of social enterprises that benefit people, the economy, and the planet.

Boost Your Personal and Professional Growth:
Enhance your CV and enrich your life experience by acquiring new knowledge, skills, and networks to shape your journey as an impact-driven individual through an immersive international volunteer fellowship.

Access Exclusive Benefits:
- Join an international network of like-minded individuals and organizations that will continue to support you long after the Fellowship.
- Receive top-notch training and mentorship from global partners and subject matter experts in areas like gender equality, social enterprise, monitoring and evaluation, climate action, and human-centered design.
- Benefit from ongoing support from our experienced teams before, during, and after your placement.
- Seize unique opportunities to develop transferable skills, including coaching and mentorship, cross-cultural communication, project management, and more.

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Additional Information

Host Institution
CYI
Program Type
Fully Funded
Program Benefits
• Join an international network of like-minded individuals and organizations that will continue to support you long after the Fellowship.
• Receive top-notch training and mentorship from global partners and subject matter experts in areas like gender equality, social enterprise, monitoring and evaluation, climate action, and human-centered design.
• Benefit from ongoing support from our experienced teams before, during, and after your placement.
• Seize unique opportunities to develop transferable skills, including coaching and mentorship, cross-cultural communication, project management, and more.
Application Procedure
Click on the official link below to apply for this opportunity now

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