A lifetime of service begins with a three-week exchange.
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Partners brings together youth, ages 15–17, of limited means and/or limited international experience to build understanding among countries, increase leadership skills and develop a commitment to service. Youth engage with local government and civic organizations, build relationships with host families and their peers, and participate in skills-based training that enables and empowers them to mobilize their communities toward positive change.
Partners currently implements the program in Venezuela, Colombia and the United States. This program is funded by the U.S. Department of State.
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2017 U.S. Youth Ambassador Application
Application below is for citizens of the U.S.:
- U.S. Youth Application - CLOSED
- U.S. Mentor Application - DEADLINE EXTENDED: March 29th at 11:59PM
2017 Colombia Youth Ambassadors Application - CLOSED
*For more information about this program for Colombian citizens, please email email@example.com
2017 Venezuela Youth Ambassadors Application - Open
Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Application below is for citizens of Venezuela:
- 12 years
- 900 youth leaders
- 17 countries