The Heartbeat of UWP
A group of highly driven and committed young leaders who serve as the voice of Up With People
advancing and embodying UWP’s mission and values on a global scale.
Discover the exciting world of Up with People!
- The Youth Council is the central planning body that initiates, plans, and executes programs that promote the values, mission, and vision of UWP.
- The Youth Council lends feedback, ideas, and youth perspective regarding UWP’s programs, communication, strategy, branding, and more.
- The Youth Council also supports the various presidential committees which involve building the curriculum, creating a presence on social media, production, etc.
- The Youth Council member represents Up With People at various types of events like conferences, reunions, fundraisers, etc., and serve as a voice of the organization to donors, other organizations, industry leaders, etc.
Join the Youth Council:
Amplify Your Impact and Lead Change!
Are you between 15-25 years old and ready to make a difference? If you’re passionate about driving sustainable change,
collaborating with like-minded peers, and embracing Up With People’s mission, you’re in the right place.
Connect with a global community of change-makers.
Collaborate on innovative projects and initiatives.
Turn your creative ideas into impactful actions.
Meet our Youth Council
What are the benefits of being a YC member?
Get access to Up With People events
Get access to resources like mentorship programs, workshops and talks by industry leaders, networking opportunities, etc.
Are part of an esteemed and vibrant community of young leaders.
Have the opportunity to grow into board members and part of the presidential committees
Have a platform to create long-lasting change.
I just turned 25, can I still apply to be a YC member?
What is the composition of the Youth Council?
The Youth Council is facilitated by 2-3 Coordinators, who lead the engagement of the Youth Council members in the different areas of the organization; Coordinate with UWP CEO and team on organizational priorities and Youth Council Developmental activities.
What are some of the activities I am expected to be part of as a YC member?
Monthly ‘All Hands’ Meetings.
Monthly talks and workshops organized by UWP as part of the personal and professional development resources offered by UWP.
Quarterly game nights to facilitate community building and fun!
End-of-year award and recognition ceremony.
Check-ins and production committee meetings as required.
If you have any more questions regarding the Youth Council, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.