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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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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  • EQWIP HUBs: Finance Manager

    Job/Title: Finance Manager Company Name: Canada World Youth Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Ottawa, Canada Schedule: Full-time, 14-month contract Annual Salary:  $80-90,000 (Non-Union Management) Benefits Package: Group insurance, RRSP   ABOUT EQWIP HUBs Do you want to work with a team......

  • EQWIP HUBs: Talent Acquisition and Human Resource Manager

    Title: Talent Acquisition and Human Resource Manager Company Name: Canada World Youth Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Ottawa, Canada Schedule: Full-time, 14-month contract Daily Rate: C$70-80,000 (Non-Union Management) Benefits Package: Group Insurance, RRSP                                                                                                 ABOUT EQWIP HUBs Do......

  • Executive Coordinator

    Title: Executive Coordinator Location: Toronto Contract Type: Part-time one-year contract (renewable) Commitment: 20 hours per week Compensation: $32 per hour Start: ASAP Youth Challenge International designs global development solutions that create the conditions for youth to thrive and prosper. YCI’s programs use creative approaches to......

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#TBT to this amazing moment captured by Volunteer Program Development Coordinator - Nutrition, Vanessa Parlette, during a youth education session on sexual and reproductive health and rights in Rwanda. We were over joyed to see the number of youth engaged in just one session!

YCI is working with ADRA Canada on the EMBRACE project to help changes thousands of lives through improving access to essential health services, building the capacity of local health workers, and providing community education programs.

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In This Together

When you contribute to YCI, you open up a world of opportunity for young people around the world. Join the youth innovation conversation.