UN Youth’s High School Ambassador program is an opportunity for you to represent UN Youth at your school.
As a High School Ambassador, you will gain insight as to how UN Youth operates as an organisation and learn invaluable skills related to becoming a volunteer later on.
You will be the link between the Wellington Regional Council and your school. You will also have the opportunity to attend a training day where you will learn about promotions and what the role fully entails.Primarily, the role of a HSA is to promote UN Youth events and better civic awareness to their fellow students. This may include methods such as speaking at assemblies about the opportunities we offer, and organising in-school workshops and events. Furthermore, you will be given the chance to apply to be a part of a committee to organise a regional event later in the year!
Being a High School Ambassador is a rewarding experience as it allows you to help others access a unique civics education programme whilst contributing to the growth of an ever-expanding organisation. Furthermore, you are guaranteed development in your leadership and teamwork skills, while making new friends and broadening your horizons as HSAs work together with other HSAs and volunteers to coordinate their promotions.
You will be expected to attend a Hui to learn more about the role and expectations if your application is successful. It is currently approximated that this will take place on the 26th March, so please pencil that date in! Your term will be from the date of your appointment to the 31st of December 2021 and selections will be conducted by the Vice President and General Member for High Schools, and approved by a vote on the Council.
To apply, fill out all boxes in the application form here! All information shall be kept solely for the purposes of reviewing your application as well as to contact you with the outcome of your application. Applications will be closing at 11:59:59pm, 19th of February, 2021.
Should you have any questions, or wish to seek further information, please do not hesitate to contact Myles Ashworth, Wellington Region Vice President for High Schools, at firstname.lastname@example.org