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Youth Challenge International

Youth Challenge International

Mission Statement

YCI is a youth development organization dedicated to building the skills, experience and confidence of young people to effect positive change in their communities. YCI aspires to a world where youth can reach their full potential through active participation in the development of their communities.

Nature of Work

Small scale grassroots community development projects with the following areas of priority: HIV/AIDS, Community Infrastructure, Youth Skills Building, Women's Networking and Capacity Building


Time Frame

Application deadlines vary. Projects range from 5 - 12 weeks.



Cost to Participate

$2,735 - $3,885


Canadian citizens or landed immigrants, aged 18 - 35 yrs for volunteer positions.

For Staff positions you must be over 26 years with skills in leadership, youth and/or community development.

International applicants (except US citizens due to insurance problems) are also welcome!

Other Details

Participation fee: $2,735 to $3,885. YCI is a registered charity and participants can fundraise their fee.

Contact Info

Amanda Stephens
Youth Challenge International
20 Maud Street, Suite 305
Toronto, ON
Canada  M5V 2M5
PH:(416) 504-3370
FAX:(416) 504-3376

Last updated: 2005-07-01

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