Solutions for Today

Together with our partners we develop creative, market-ready solutions that catapult youth around the world to succeed and prosper.

Innovate ME

International Youth Internship Program

Innovate ME provides employment training and career development opportunities to young people through overseas internship placements. As part of this program, YCI has partnered with WWF, Education Development Center and World Reader to provide incredible experiential learning opportunities in Gabon, Senegal, Djibouti, Thailand, Jordan and Ghana. If you are a passionate, creative and highly adaptable young person, between the ages of 19-30, apply now to participate in the opportunity of a lifetime!

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EQWIP HUBs

A Global Network of 18 Youth Innovation Spaces

EQWIP HUBs is a global network of youth innovation spaces spanning 18 developing urban centres in Bolivia, Ghana, Indonesia, Peru, Senegal and Tanzania that connect and transform the economic trajectory of youth. EQWIP HUBs will provide a platform for youth – especially women – in developing countries to advance their lives and find meaningful employment through market-driven work skills and entrepreneurship incubators.

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Pro Innovators

What are Pro-Innovators?

A Global Professional Exchange

Pro-Innovators connects global development challenges with expert professionals who share their skills, knowledge and insight to deliver complex projects and help organizations meet their ambitious goals.

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  • Why choosing to volunteer abroad in your 30s is a good idea

    Guest blog post with EMBRACE Volunteer Program Development Coordinator, Vanessa Parlette   Two months ago, I took a leave of absence from my career in public health with a Canadian municipality and landed in Rwanda. Here, from June through November, I have the great privilege......

  • EQWIP HUBs Peru: IT Manager

    Company Name: Canada World Youth Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Lima, Peru Contract: Full-time Salary:  Competitive salary and Benefits ABOUT EQWIP HUBs  Do you want to work with a team of energetic, skilled and passionate......

  • EQWIP HUBs Peru: HUB 2 Coordinator

    Company Name: Canada World Youth Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Chiclayo, Peru Contract: Full-time Salary:  Competitive salary ABOUT EQWIP HUBs  Do you want to work with a team of energetic, skilled and passionate individuals who......

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Take a leave from your career in Canada - even when you have a mortgage and spouse - and choose to volunteer abroad? ABSOLUTELY.

EMBRACE Volunteer Program Development Coordinator, Vanessa Parlette, shares why choosing to volunteer abroad in your 30s is a good idea for your personal growth and for global development. Check out her guest blog at www.yci.org/why-choosing-to-volunteer-abroad-in-your-30s-is-a-good-idea

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