How can I get involved in SDSN Youth?
SDG Coordinators - Students only
SDG Coordinators are the official representatives of SDSN Youth within their university and campus. Their role is to mobilise their campus and student groups behind the SDGs through events, campaigns and projects. To become a campus coordinator, you must be based at an institution/university that is a member of SDSN. Check if your institution/university is a member here. Recruitment for SDG Coordinators opens twice a year. Find out if recruitment is open here.
Project Officers - Anyone
SDSN Youth is only able to function with its vast network of volunteers. Project Officers manage our global projects and portfolios: Operations, Communications, Events, Fundraising, Networks, Youth Solutions Initiatives, Arts Twenty Thirty, Local Pathways Fellowship, and the Global Schools Program. Various positions will be advertised throughout the year. Find out which vacancies are open here.
Ambassadors - Students only
The Global Schools Program is about empowering schools and teachers globally to educate children on the SDGs. Global Schools Ambassadors act as advocates in their local communities and schools to spread awareness about the program and help educate the future leaders on sustainability. There is an application process that happens annually, please apply directly on their website.
Arts Twenty Thirty
Artist Network - Anyone
Arts Twenty Thirty brings together creative artists to show how they feel about the SDGs through the medium of art. If you are a creative artist and are passionate about sustainable development, consider joining the network! Please apply directly on their website.
*Youth-led Projects/Organisations. Youth is defined between the ages of 14-30.
Solution - Must have working prototype
Idea - Does not have to be implemented yet
Solutions / Ideas are picked by a panel of advisors to join the Youth Solutions Report's platform, through which they have access to a series of opportunities for funding, mentoring, networking, and visibility. Please apply directly on their website.
Local Pathways Fellowship
Local Pathways Fellow
Local Pathways Fellows advance local dialogue, collaboration and problem solving around the Sustainable Development Goals to make cities and urban settlements “smart, fair and sustainable”. There is an application process that happens annually. Please apply directly on their website.
Membership in SDSN Youth is free and open to student associations, youth-led and youth-focused organizations and other institutions dedicated to youth empowerment and the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals. Member Organizations should have expertise or be active in one or more areas related to sustainable development and commit a substantial amount of their own work towards finding and/or implementing solutions for sustainable development. You can apply here, and see the current list of member here.
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