Application Deadline: May 31st 2016
Organisation: World Merit
Position title: Merit360 Program
Application close: 31-May-2016 Tuesday
Contract Type: Temporary
Contract Hours: Casual
Location: UN Headquarters
Lead the way in tackling the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Join 360 changemakers from all over the world in the USA in September 2016
Merit360 is to be the worlds most significant program for global citizens wanting to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It is innovative and inspirational and needs you. You will work as part of a team of 360 people representing almost every country, and what you develop will be presented to the United Nations and be implemented for the good of global society. You will lead hundreds of thousands of people, from World Merit and beyond, in taking action and ensuring a better future for all.
Through World Merit, Merit360 and partners you will be at the vanguard of making this world a place where we continue to increasingly thrive. During Merit360 you will have the opportunity to work towards ideas and projects that can really make a difference to communities around the world. You can do it. Do it.
The eligible candidate:
- is between 18 and 30
- speaks (at least average) English
- has a passion to change the world for the better
- is interested in one of the Sustainable Development Goals or wants to utilize their media /creative skills to tackle these goals.
- During the two weeks you are on Merit360 your accommodation, food and return travel from New York City to Indian Head Camp will all be provided!
- This prestigious program will be underwritten and heavily subsidised by World Merit and supporting organisations.
- You will however be asked to pay / fundraise a minimum of £750 to have your place in New York confirmed; you are also responsible for your own logistics in getting to and from New York City.
- The more you fundraise the more we can subsidise future participants, as this is part of a 15 year cycle of Merit360 programs – hand in hand with the United Nations cycle.
- Worldmerit will support your fundraising efforts by providing you with a fundraising platform to use.
If you are ready to make a change, then do it now! Applying is easy.
Step 1: fill in the application form
Step 2: take the short online eligibility interview
Step 3: pay the £100 deposit to confirm your place
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