Join our Youth Advisory Council

Are you passionate about creating a more equal world, and are aged between 15 and 24? We're looking for diverse voices from across Nepal. Your ideas matter, and your journey with us promises to be transformative.

Five girls are raising their arms and smiling at the camera.
Young campaigners are raising their voices for girls to get equal power, freedom, and representation.

Are you driven by a passion for creating a more equitable world? Are you eager to develop essential skills, expand your network, and actively influence Plan International Nepal’s projects and programmes?

Join our Youth Advisory Council (YAC) today!

What is the YAC?

Plan International Nepal is a distinguished independent development and humanitarian organisation that is dedicated to advancing children’s rights and promoting equality for girls. Our Youth Advisory Council serves as a vital advisory body to ensure that the voices, opinions, and experiences of young people are at the core of our initiatives. It is a vibrant platform for young minds to share their insights, ideas, and recommendations on issues affecting them and their communities.

As a YAC member, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Review ongoing projects and programmes.
  • Identify gaps and propose innovative solutions.
  • Shape youth-focused strategies and action plans.
  • Influence Plan International Nepal’s youth engagement strategy.

Who are we looking for?

We are actively seeking young individuals between the ages of 15 and 24, hailing from all corners of Nepal, to join our Youth Advisory Council for a transformative two-year journey. This is your unique opportunity to reshape the future, advance children’s rights, and promote equality for girls, all while gaining life-changing experiences and forming lasting connections.

We are particularly interested in individuals who are:

  • Passionate about driving positive change for Nepal’s youth.
  • Aged between 15 and 24 years.
  • Committed to a two-year engagement.
  • Based in Nepal.
  • Experienced as activists, advocates, or campaigners.
  • Part of the community, ward, district, provincial, or national youth networks, with the ability to organise and mobilise peers.

We are especially eager to hear from young activists from diverse backgrounds and identities, including those with disabilities, people of colour, LGBTQIA+ community members, and indigenous youth.

How to apply

Ready to embark on this incredible journey? Simply email your application to by 5 PM on Monday, 20th November 2023. Share your story, your motivation for joining the YAC, the skills and experiences you bring to the table, and what you hope to gain from this adventure. You can submit your application in writing (not exceeding 1 page) or, if you want to showcase your tech skills, send us a video (not exceeding 2 minutes).

Use the following questions as a guide:

  • What’s your name? How old are you? Where are you from?
  • How do you align with the selection criteria?
  • What inspires you to be an activist?
  • Are you a member of any local activist groups or collectives? Share your involvement.
  • Do you have prior experience engaging with Plan International Nepal?
  • Give us an example of a campaign that ignites your passion.
  • What are your top 3 goals as a YAC member?

You don’t need to be an expert or have prior experience to apply. We value your unique perspective and your authentic voice.

Join the Youth Advisory Council and be the change you want to see in the world!

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