Youth Advisory Squad Program


Are you between the ages of 14 and 17, from Ontario, and passionate about ending the sexual exploitation of children (SEC)? Apply to join OneChild’s Youth Advisory Squad (YAS)!

YAS is a 10 month leadership and scholarship program for students who are passionate about social justice and want to make a difference against the sexual exploitation of children.

Applications are open from July 18 to August 8 at 11:59PM.

What’s required?

  • Participate in biweekly virtual workshops on SEC and children’s rights hosted by experts, including survivors
  • Create and run your own project in your school or community to fight SEC
  • Advise OneChild programs, projects, and campaigns
  • Speak at conferences and to the media on SEC
  • Attend ad hoc meetings and lend your voice to other organizations, including the United Nations

Benefits of joining YAS

  • Earn a $500 scholarship
  • Receive a reference letter and certificate
  • Gain access to summer internships with OneChild
  • Become a public speaker
  • Learn from experts on SEC
  • Become a youth advocate
  • Get mentored
  • Gain leadership and advocacy skills

Click the Learn More link to apply.


August 7, 2023 11:59 pm

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