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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  • Volunteer Program Development Coordinator – Myanmar

      Are you looking for a transformational opportunity? Do you want to expand your skillset, while contributing to an innovative international development project? Do you have an interest in global health or projects with a focus on women and children? If so, this opportunity to......

  • EQWIP HUBs Ottawa: Interim Deputy Director

    Company Name: Youth Challenge International Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start:  Immediate Working Location: 939 Somerset Street W. Ottawa, Ontario, K1R 6R8, Canada Schedule: 1-year, Full-time contract providing cover for Maternity Leave Salary: $85,000 – $90,000 Benefits Package: Group Insurance Special Criteria:  Youth Challenge International welcomes candidates......

  • EQWIP HUBs Tanzania: Accountant

    Company Name: Youth Challenge International  Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: As soon as possible Working Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Schedule: Full time Salary:  Competitive  ABOUT EQWIP HUBs  Do you want to work with a team of energetic, skilled and passionate......

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