Who are YCF's Young Ambassadors?

Our Young Ambassadors are a team of young people aged 16-21 who live, work and study in Camden. They take part in a year-long programme with us to develop their skills and become local ambassadors of the youth sector in Camden. After this, they become a part of our alumni scheme where they can access work experience opportunities and more.

What will I do as a Young Ambassador?

➤ Attend monthly sessions across the year

➤ Sit on YCF grants panels

➤ Co-produce events with YCF

➤ Represent YCF at events in the borough

➤ Write blog posts for our website

➤ Be a leading voice for young people in Camden

Why should I become a Young Ambassador?

➤ Gain new skills and experience for your CV

➤ Get paid London Living Wage for your time

➤ Network with local businesses and organisations

➤ Decide how funding is spent in your local area

➤ Grow your confidence

How can I become a Young Ambassador?

Our 2024/25 Young Ambassador Programme Applications are now open!

Please read the application information carefully to understand the programme's content and requirements. Then complete the application form to apply.

The deadline for applications is 1st August 2024, but please apply as soon as possible to avoid possible disappointment.

2023/24 highlights

11 September 2023

First cohort of young ambassadors programme started

A new chapter of Young Ambassadors at YCF!

25 October 2023

Camden Town Hall Visit

In October, our ambassadors went to visit the newly refurbished Camden Town Hall and the Mayor's Chambers. We heard from both the 2023 Mayor of Camden Cllr Nazma Rahman and Labour's Cabinet Member for Young People and Culture, Cllr Sabrina Francis. Our ambassadors had the chance to learn about how local councils function and to find out what the key challenges in Camden currently are.

22 November 2023

Advocacy and Action with 2-3 Degrees

In November, 2-3 Degrees led a thought-provoking workshop on advocacy and action, focusing on how to gain confidence using your voice.

13 December 2023

Getting into digital marketing with dr martens

We were invited to Dr Marten's officies in Camden in December to learn more about Social Media. We heard from those who work within the Digital Marketing team and how they got into their roles. Our ambassadors then had the chance to create their own Tik-Toks to advertise a pair of Dr Marten boots!

24 January 2024

Zine Making with Skindeep education

In this creative session, Joshua from Skindeep Education, looked at the intersection of race and art. Our ambassadors were encouraged to reflect on their identity, and each person took home a zine they had designed.

24 April 2024

Public Speaking Workshop

This Public Speaking Workshop hosted by Speakers Trust taught our ambassadors the best techniques to use when speaking publically, and how to remain calm doing so!

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