Association of European Cancer Leagues Youth Ambassador Program 2019, Belgium

Publish Date: Feb 13, 2019

Deadline: Feb 28, 2019

About the Youth Ambassadors

What is Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL) Youth Ambassador programme? ECL Youth Ambassador programme brings together students and young professionals interested in cancer prevention and motivated to share this enthusiasm with their peers across Europe. They represent ECL in their home country and with their activities promote the European Code Against Cancer (ECAC).

The aims are:

  • To gather knowledge and experience, from young people themselves, when communicating cancer prevention messages;
  • To maximise the potential of the professional, academic, and social networks of each Youth Ambassador to disseminate better the recommendations of the European Code Against Cancer among the public but especially towards younger age groups;
  • To provide regular training and opportunities for Youth Ambassadors to enable them to develop their advocacy, communication, and project management skills;
  • To encourage Youth Ambassadors to develop and implement collaborative, multi-country actions to promote ECAC. 

Who can be Youth Ambassador?

Youth ambassadors can be students, professionals, or volunteers from any relevant discipline to health promotion and diseases prevention aged 18-35 (at the time of application) and residing in the WHO European Region. The key requirement is that ambassadors can demonstrate their passion for health promotion, and are willing to disseminate and amplify the messages of the European Code Against Cancer. 

What does being Youth Ambassador involve?

Youth ambassadors are expected to be involved in the following tasks:

  • To engage in minimum one specific activity per year (aside from the summer school) that promotes the European Code Against Cancer;
  • To report and provide feedback on the activity to the ECL secretariat.

For more information click "LINK TO ORIGINAL" below.


This opportunity has expired. It was originally published here:

https://www.europeancancerleagues.org/cancer-prevention-about-the-youth-ambassadors-2/



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