Youth to Youth Internship and Volunteering


NGO & Institutes

Location (s):

  • Online
  • Worldwide


Youth to Youth Initiative (Y2Y Initiative) is an umbrella non-profit, started in 2015, which aims to foster change and to construct an effective environment for youth participation in the decision making process and community development. Through dialogue and immediate action plans it strives to solve the most critical issues in the spheres of education, employment, culture and religion, human rights, civil society participation, gender equality, informal diplomacy, migration, environment, social entrepreneurship, sustainable development of communities, anticorruption, humanitarian actions and peace-building.



"Youth to Youth Internship" provides opportunities for young people who are inspired by the ideas and work of "Youth to Youth Initiative" (Y2Y) to gain professional skills working on Y2Y Action Hub/side/partner’s projects and a substantive learning experience on Y2Y’s core ideas. Projects are designed to enhance each student’s specific academic background and interests. Interns receive mentorship and training from Y2Y staff members, official paperwork and digital badges, confirming earned skills.


Stop wandering how you can make a difference! Become one of a "changemaker" and make a big impact on a global scale. You can become a volunteer for one of the projects under "Y2Y Action Hub" or volunteer for the whole Initiative. Volunteers can be involved in both online and offline activities, and under Y2Y staff supervision they develop relevant skills and gain first-hand experience of working in an international team/enviropment. 

Y2Y Initiative can provide volunteers with reference letters and and support them to be promoted in the nonprofit sector.

Ideal candidates possess a strong desire to design, implement and promote youth-led initiatives and projects while making a positive impact on society. Candidates must be proactive, self-driven, resourceful, detail-oriented, and humble individuals with a willingness to learn.

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Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

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