Apply to the Youth Climate Activation Circle

Aug 15th, 2022
By kgrube
four young adults standing in front of a whiteboard. Two lean together to view a laptop screen while two write on the whiteboard.

Call for Applications!

Dufferin County is creating a Youth Climate Activation Circle and is looking for youth ages 16 - 25 to help drive climate action in our community.

As a Youth Climate Ambassador you will:

  • LEARN about climate change
  • COLLABORATE with fellow volunteers to create and execute a local climate action project
  • TAKE meaningful action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Dufferin
  • CONNECT with local experts and discover green career pathways

The Right Fit

You should apply to the Youth Climate Activation Circle if: 

  • You are between 16 – 25 years of age
  • A resident of Dufferin County
  • You are passionate about and driven to advance solutions to climate change related to transportation, home energy, and/or agriculture
  • You are able to commit to 40 hours (inclusive of training) to the Youth Climate Activation Circle Between October 2022 and October 2023

What We Can Offer You

  • A $500 stipend or volunteer hours
  • Reimbursement for eligible expenses
  • “Youth Climate Ambassador” certificate
  • A letter of support and/or reference
  • Exposure to ‘green’ career pathways

Learn more and apply by September 30th at

Climate change is an issue of justice. This is why applications from youth from communities experiencing social, economic and other barriers, including people of colour, newcomers, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, women, Indigenous peoples, and persons with disabilities / disabled will be given priority.

A poster with details of the Youth Climate Activation Circle