Youth Ambassador Program

Please review the information below and circulate to youth between the ages of 16 and 22 years of age within your community. The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 NWT Youth Ambassador Program – Virtual Edition. Included are key points about the program. Attached are the application form and poster to use within your community.

About the NWT Youth Ambassador Program:

  • The NWT Youth Ambassador Program – Virtual Edition gives youth an opportunity to build leadership skills through participation in Virtual Online Learning Modules and Community Engagement Projects
  • Youth who successfully complete the program will be eligible to volunteer at the 2022 Canada Summer Games in Niagara, Ontario (pending games being hosted)
  • Two ways to apply: written application and verbal application
  • Selection based on community involvement, commitment to a healthy lifestyle, and reflection on how the NWT Youth Ambassador Program will help them in the future.
  • Youth must be between 16 and 22 years of age as of March 1, 2022.
  • All eligible youth from across the NWT are encouraged to apply
  • The deadline to apply is September 15th, 2021.

Eligibility – NWT Youth Ambassadors must:

  • Be between 16 -22 years of age as of March 1, 2022
  • Be a resident of the Northwest Territories
  • Hold valid NWT Health Card
  • Must apply with a Guarantor/Assistant/

NWT Youth Ambassador Program Application information:

All Pending Applicants Must Submit:

  1. NWT Youth Ambassador Application (Included in the Application Package Below) | Apply verbally: call Alexandra at 867-767-9166 ext. 21109
  2. Two Letter of Reference Forms (Included in the Application Package)

All Successful Applicants will be Required to Submit:

  1.  A copy of a current Police Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check.

For more information or assistance, please contact the Youth and Volunteer Leadership Specialist at