Application Open: Jamaica Youth Ambassadors Programme 2022

 
The Ministry of Education and Youth (MoEY) through its Youth and Adolescents Policy Division (YAPD) is pleased to announce that applications are now accepted for the Jamaica Youth Ambassadors Programme (JAYAP) for the period 2022-2024.

 

ABOUT THE JAYAP:

The JAYAP was established in 2000 as a strategy to promote youth advocacy and facilitate youth participation in decision-making processes at the National, Regional and International levels.

 

APPLICATION CRITERIA:

- Must be a Jamaican citizen between 18-27 years

- Have a demonstrable record of leadership

- Be of sound probity and character

- Have a demonstrable track record of participation in Community/Youth Development programmes

- Have excellent knowledge of Youth Development Best Practices and Policies

- Possess excellent oral and written communication skills

 

ROLE OF THE YOUTH AMBASSADORS:

- Represent the CARICOM, Commonwealth or United Nations General Assembly Portfolios for the period 2022-2024;

- Represent Jamaican youth by bringing relevant issues to the attention of policymakers and planners at the national, regional and international levels;

- Organise and conduct social intervention sessions with young people across the island to pass on knowledge;

- Conduct empowerment sessions in keeping with portfolio focal areas and the revised National Youth Policy; and

- Provide analysis of national and international youth development trends, challenges and opportunities

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Terms of Reference and application forms are available at www.YouthJamaica.com and may be submitted to email: [email protected]com or call 876-922-1400 (ext 6128).

Application may be completed online at:   https://forms.gle/ber7oB74hn38waeU7

 

Printed applications may be delivered to: 

Jamaica Youth Ambassadors Programme

Programme Manager

Ministry of Education and Youth

2-4 National Heroes Circle,

Kingston 4

 

Application period: May 31, 2022 at 11:59 pm.

The MOEY thanks all interested youth leaders for their interest in JAYAP

However, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview