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: Consultant for Gender and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Prevention

    Job/Title: Consultant for Gender and Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Prevention Company Name: Youth Challenge International Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Ottawa or Toronto Duration: December 2018 – April 2019 Daily Rate: CAD $500.00   ABOUT EQWIP HUBs Do you want to work......

  • EQWIP HUBs: Partnership Capacity Building and Gender Coordinator

    Job/Title: Partnership Capacity Building and Gender Coordinator Company Name: Canada World Youth  Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Semarang, Indonesia Schedule: Full-time, contract  Duration: December 31, 2018 – December 31, 2019   Salary: Competitive Salary   ABOUT EQWIP HUBs Do you want to......

  • Interim Country Manager

    Title: Interim Country Manager Location: West Africa Region (TBD) Contract Duration: 1 year Compensation: CAD$85-90,000 per annum. International accommodation, living expenses and insurance provided Start: January 2019 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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