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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  • EQWIP HUBs: Gender Lead

    Job/Title: Gender Lead Company Name: Youth Challenge International Project Title: EQWIP HUBs Powering Youth Innovation for Sustainable Livelihoods Start: January 2, 2019  Working Location: Ottawa or Toronto Schedule: 1 year full-time, contract  Annual Salary: $70-75,000   Benefits Package: Group insurance, RRSP   ABOUT EQWIP HUBs Do you want to work with......

  • Interim Country Manager

    Title: Interim Country Manager Location: East Africa Region (TBD) Contract Duration: 3-4 months  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 equip......

  • Senior Business Development Lead

    Title: Senior Business Development Lead Location: Toronto Contract Type: Three months (renewable) Compensation: $90,000-$95,000 per year Start: December 2018 Youth Challenge International designs global development solutions that create the conditions for youth to thrive and prosper. YCI’s programs use creative approaches to equip young people with......

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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.