Youth News

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

The Jamaica Foundation for Lifelong Learning (JFLL) will be hosting an Opportunities Fair on July 23, 2013 at the Emancipation Park.  Check the flyer below for more information.


Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The MTV Staying Alive Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from youth-led organisations for HIV-related projects. A Staying Alive Foundation Grant comes with a small amount of funding, Staying Alive materials (including programming and teaching kits), a small fund to buy technical media equipment, a local mentor, a personal grant manager, as well as training and development.

The Foundation supports organisations led by...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

The Jamaica Productivity Centre (JPC) is hosting a Poster Competition for secondary students, as part of activities for National Productivity Awareness Week 2013. This is an exciting opportunity for Secondary School students between the ages of 14 and 18 years old to showcase their talents and win great prizes, all while learning about productivity.


How to enter

  • Create a poster which...
Monday, July 8, 2013

Are you a fashion designer? First Global Bank (FGB) and the Collection Moda invites submissions for the FGB Business of Fashion Grant! You could win up to JA$100,000.

Check the flyer below for more information.

Deadline for entries is July 10, 2013.



Monday, July 8, 2013

The Summer Enrichment Camp is a camp geared towards unsuccessful participants of the NYS Summer Programme and aims to engage these individuals for a period of two (2) weeks through Personal Development, Volunteerism and a minute portion of Work Experience. This camp will be piloted in the St. James, Kingston and St. Catherine. Once successful, it will be rolled out in other parishes islandwide in 2014.



Monday, July 8, 2013

The UTech Mentoring Programme is currently inviting all UTech alumni and corporate professional to sign up to become mentors. 

The UTech Mentoring Programme is designed to develop and fine tune the skills of the third and final year student with a view to aiding their integration into the professional world of work and places emphasis on the development of the students’ life coping skills outside of the classroom through one...

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Recruitment is ongoing for youth residing in St. Thomas for the Diageo Learning for Life Training Programme. Application forms will be available at the Social Development Commissions Community Fair, which will be held on Friday, July 5, 2013 at Robert Lightbourne High School.

The training programmes being offered are:  Cashering, Customer Services (Hospitality 101) and Merchandising.


Thursday, July 4, 2013

WHO: The 2013 CGAP Photo Contest is open to all amateur and professional photographers at least 18 years of age, except for the operational team of CGAP, the World Bank, and their immediate families.

WHAT: We are looking for original, striking images of the impact of microfinance and financial inclusion around the world. These images may reflect a range of products and services, institutions, and...

Thursday, July 4, 2013

The ILO is launching the Youth Employment Video Contest: youth labour migration "Reaping the benefits, minimizing the risks"

Are you working to promote decent work for young migrants? Then submit a video! Don’t have a camera? Use your phone! The video is your opportunity to show how YOU make a difference in the lives of young migrants.

Let’s give a voice to young migrants!

You’ve got up to 5...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The IDB has launched the IDEAS contest, which seeks to receive proposals to promote innovative solutions to energy problems, benefit local communities or regions, create jobs and contribute to the reduction of emissions of greenhouse gases.

"This is a unique opportunity for individuals and institutions get immediate support from international institutions to carry out their innovative ideas in the field of energy," said...