Youth Ambassadors

We will accept application on a rolling basis until we have a team of 10 Youth Ambassadors,
after this we would not be accepting applications to join the Youth Ambassadors Team

Youth Ambassador Role

  • ● Assist with participant recruitments on social media and other platforms
  • ● Assist with participant recruitments on social media and other platforms
  • ● Assist with seeking sponsors for the contest challenge

Benefits of being a youth ambassador

Requirements to become a youth ambassador

  • ● Youth in Nigeria under 30 years
  • ● Have at least a secondary school degree

Preferred skills:

Experience in business, health services, challenge contests, or communications; strong social media network.

How to apply to become a youth ambassador

  • ● Tell us why you want to be part of the group and what you can contribute in 300 words plus or minus an image.
  • ● Also, include details about your social media followers (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) in your submission
  • ● Optional one-page CV
  • ● Submissions must be written in English

Criteria for judging Youth Ambassadors application submissions

Submissions will be judged on a 1-10 scale according to the following three criteria:
  • Creativity – experience and ability to create new ideas and nurture them
  • Youth connection - Demonstrated genuine connection to Nigerian youth
  • Service to others – History, experience helping others (in business, research, or other ways)

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FAQs for Youth Ambassador Submission

Do I have to be a youth to participate?

Yes, you have to be 30 years or less to part of the YAG team. Our current contests are aimed at targeting young people between 14 and 24 years old. Therefore, we want youth ambassadors closer in age range as the contest participants.

Who will evaluate the Youth Ambassador?

The submissions will be judged by the 4Youth by Youth Steering Committee, comprised of professionals and young people with years of experience in youth engagement, entrepreneurship or health/wellbeing.

Is there a fee for youth ambassador application?

No, there is no fee for participation. Applications are free.

My essay is a little over 300 words. Is it acceptable?

No, it is not acceptable. Essays must be 300 words or less order to qualify. Images, tables are excluded from the word count.

Can I submit my application via email?

No, please submit all applications through the submission link provided above

Where can I go for help or questions regarding the contest?

Contact the 4YBY project coordinator at