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UNICEF Aotearoa Young Ambassador Program

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: July 2023-May 2024
Application deadline: May 5th
UNICEF Aotearoa’s Young Ambassador Programme is all about creating a platform to amplify your influence on the issues that matter to you. Here and around the world. We want to help create an accessible and meaningful way for young people to champion their internationally recognised rights here in Aotearoa. There’ll be opportunities to engage in advocacy activities across the country and around the world as part of our global whānau. Each year we support up to eight Young Ambassadors aged 17-24 across the country, to build their confidence in speaking up for what’s important to the next generation. You’ll travel across New Zealand to meet and understand what matters most to other rangatahi while representing your individual communities and cultures. As part of the programme, you’ll also receive specialist training and tons of support in wider youth engagement. Supported by UNICEF Aotearoa, you’ll then be able to raise the important issues with the key decision-makers.

3 Kapu Kawhe

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: July – December
Application deadline: 17/04/2024
3 Kapu Kawhe™ (3 Cups of Coffee) is a short-term mentoring programme that pairs ethnically diverse young leaders in the formative years of their careers (mentees) with experienced New Zealand executives and directors (mentors) for three transformative conversations. The programme draws on te ao Māori concepts of whakawhanaungatanga (building connections) and ako (two-way learning). It recognises that both mentors and mentees bring valuable knowledge, wisdom, and insights to the relationship from which the other can learn and grow.

Board Member

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: Ongoing
Application deadline: Ongoing
Join Te Puawaitanga Women’s Organisation (TPWO) and Make a Difference! Are you passionate about empowering and uplifting women in our community? Do you want to be part of an organization dedicated to breaking barriers and fostering positive change? If so, we invite you to join Te Puawaitanga Women’s Organisation (TPWO) and become a board member!

TUU MAIA WAANAGA

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: April 15th – 18th
Application deadline: Wed 6th March – Fri 29th March
Tuu Maia kaupapa is “Tooku Tuakiritanga” relating to ones Identity. This wananga is aimed to look at the identity of each rangatahi through wananga workshops and mahitahi, and support from whaanau. Tuu Maia will consist of a 4 day, 3 night noho marae waananga and follow up mahitahi through April, May and June. Whanau participation is essential for your rangatahi to be accepted for this kaupapa. Whanau engagement is needed on: – The last day of the wananga which is Thursday 18th April 2024 – Whaanau forum on Tuesday 4th June It is also essential that your tamaiti make themselves available for all these key dates too. Applicants who can, will be highly favoured. Waananga Monday 15th – Thursday 18th April – Wananga @ Purekireki Marae just outside of Pirongia. (Transport can be provided if needed) Mahitahi Tuesday 30th April – Evening Tuesday 7th May – Evening Tuesday 14th May – Evening Tuesday 21st May – Evening Tuesday 28th May – Evening Whaanau Forum (Rangatahi from 4pm, Whaanau from 5pm, finish 7pm) Tuesday 4th June Once that has been completed and we are able to review your commitment, a final registration will be sent to those of you who are accepted, seeking more information from you, to confirm your place in our waananga by no later than Wednesday 3rd April 2024. Registrations of Interest Wed 6th March – Fri 29th March Confirmation sent out Wednesday 3rd April 2024 Mauri Ora!

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2023 Volunteer Excellence Awards

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: unknown
Application deadline: Wednesday 26 April 2023
In 2023, Volunteering Waikato have 5 categories to celebrate volunteers that enrich the Waikato Region communities, including a new ‘Event’ category. Head over to their website to nominate a volunteer or a team of volunteers

2023 Youth Council

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: 2023 – 2025
Application deadline: 6/3/23
If you have an interest in international relations and would like to learn more about the United States, the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand is looking for students and young professionals to join their 2023 Youth Council Program. As a participant, you will have a voice and contribute to group discussions, participate in community and/or volunteer programs to promote civil society, and have the potential to take part in a virtual exchange program. You will have the chance to connect with U.S. experts, dignitaries, and officials from a variety of fields, as well as like-minded local students and young professionals. For more information about the events you might participate in, check out the U.S. Embassy in New Zealand on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.

3 Kapu Kawhe

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: July – December
Application deadline: 17/04/2024
3 Kapu Kawhe™ (3 Cups of Coffee) is a short-term mentoring programme that pairs ethnically diverse young leaders in the formative years of their careers (mentees) with experienced New Zealand executives and directors (mentors) for three transformative conversations. The programme draws on te ao Māori concepts of whakawhanaungatanga (building connections) and ako (two-way learning). It recognises that both mentors and mentees bring valuable knowledge, wisdom, and insights to the relationship from which the other can learn and grow.

3 KAPU KAWHE™ Mentee Application

New Zealand (Nationwide)
When: July – December
Application deadline: 11/06/2023
3 Kapu Kawhe™ is a short-term mentoring programme that pairs ethnically diverse young leaders in the formative years of their careers (mentees) with experienced New Zealand executives and directors (mentors) for three life-changing conversations. Mentees pay it forward by having three cups of coffee with a student leader in tertiary education or their final year of high school (student mentee). MENTEES: Highly-ambitious and promising young leaders from ethnically diverse backgrounds who are in the early stages of their professional leadership careers. To be eligible, you must: Be between the ages of 18 and 35; – Have a minimum of three years of full-time professional work experience (preference may be given to those above the age of 25, and/or individuals with experience in management, people leadership or subject matter expertise); – Identify as Māori, Asian, Pacific and/or Minority Ethnicity (MAPME); and – Be a Full or Associate MYLN Member, work at a MYLN Corporate Impact Investor organisation, or have recently applied to become a Full or Associate MYLN.

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