Youth Opportunities

At CanWaCH, we believe that young people are not only the leaders of tomorrow but the leaders of today. Are you a student or young professional interested in global health and gender equality? Then, this is the place for you! Explore recent global health news, upcoming events, career and volunteer opportunities that are tailored to youth. 

Let's Network

Coffee with CanWaCH: Navigating a Virtual/Remote Workplace During COVID-19

On March 19, 2020, CanWaCH staff presented a webinar on working virtually/remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic, sharing best practices, tips and tricks, personal experiences and innovative technologies for working in a virtual environment.



What’s New? 

An Educational Guide to Canada’s Leadership in Global Health and Gender Equality

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Games and Activities for Youth of All Ages! 



Discover Something New

Five Ways To Advance Your Career While Social Distancing

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Coronavirus-prescribed social distancing does not equate to postponing your job search. This may be the best time yet to make new connections and maybe even land your next job. 



Get Involved 

Organization Opportunity Age Range Deadline
CanWaCH Public Engagement Working Group: Call for Youth Delegates  18-24 years old  April 10, 2020 
Global Affairs Canada  International Policy Ideas Challenge 2020  Canadian graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and early-career civil society researchers April 17, 2020
Yipeng Ge, the Canadian youth delegate to the 73rd World Health Assembly   Canadian Youth Consultation     



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Best of Youth Mobilizers in 2019 (December 18, 2019)