YCI Launches the Youth Writers & Youth Speakers Programs!
We are excited to announce the launch of two new programs, the Youth Writers & Youth Speakers Program! These are twelve month programs designed for YCI Volunteer Alumni to share their volunteer experiences and inspire others through a variety of media platforms.
So, how does it work?
As a Youth Writers, you will build your writing skills by choosing to write newspaper or magazine articles, letters to the editor, blogs, E-blasts, or even short stories about your YCI experience. Youth Writers will publish or post a minimum of two pieces of writing over a twelve-month period as well as attend online group check-in meetings with YCI staff.
As a Youth Speakers you will build your public speaking and networking skills by speaking at high schools, universities, radio programs, community/youth centers, clubs and non-profit organizations. Youth Speakers will speak at a minimum o four events over a twelve-month period as well as attend online group check-in meeting with YCI staff.
Both Youth Writers & Youth Speakers will receive a Program Handbook with all of the resources and helpful tips they need to succeed!!
So, what are the benefits?
- Build strong writing & public speaking skills
- Earn presentation & publishing credits for your CV
- Network with Youth Speakers & Writers across Canada & the US
- Get personalized reference letter from YCI staff
- Get a certificate of completion signed by YCI’s Executive Director
- Inspire others by sharing your experience!
How can I apply?
The Youth Writers & Youth Speakers Programs accept rolling applications throughout the year. Alumni can apply online by sending their CV and cover letter to YCI’s Program Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org