Plan International Canada works with young people between the ages of 14 and 24 throughout the country to lead positive change for children’s rights and equality for girls. Through our initiatives, we help youth deepen their awareness and knowledge of global issues, build their leadership and advocacy skills and unleash their power as global citizens. Check out the opportunities below and start making an impact on the world.

Apply for the Youth Council

Calling all changemakers in Canada of all gender identities, click the button below to apply to be part of a group of national changemakers who represent Plan International Canada as advisors, influencers, and ambassadors in local and global forums. Financial support to cover council expenses will be provided to ensure all Youth Council members have equal access to personal and professional development opportunities. Must be 14 to 22 at the time of application and must be able to commit to a 2-year term.

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Speakers Bureau

Speakers Bureau

The Speakers Bureau provides an opportunity for young people in Canada to learn about global issues, enhance their advocacy skills and create positive change.

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Champions of Change Clubs

Champions of Change Clubs

Champions of Change Clubs enable youth to create change on a local and global scale by raising awareness and funds for gender equality and girls’ rights.

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The Power Within

The Power Within

Leaders are built one step at a time, and it’s a task that requires harnessing the power within. Together, we can support youth in developing strong body confidence and self-esteem by providing access to activities, workshops and resources created by learning experts and youth.

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Youth Advisory Council

Youth Council

The Youth Council (YC) is a group of young leaders throughout Canada who advocate for change as advisors, influencers and ambassadors to Plan International Canada. The YC supports the development of strategic direction and initiatives and represents the organization in various local and global forums, thus ensuring youth perspectives are woven into the fabric of our organization. 

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Youth social-justice newsletter

Girls Belong Here

If you are a young woman who’s interested in stepping into a high-profile professional role for a day.

Girls Belong Here program

Youth social-justice newsletter

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Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter to learn about all the ways you can get involved with Plan International Canada to help address social-justice issues affecting children around the world.

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Resources

Resources

We have all kinds of resources to help you explore global issues and become an effective agent of change. They’re perfect for teachers, educators, youth leaders, mentors and club leaders.

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