About Scouts Canada’s Youth Spokesperson Program
Since 2010, the Scouts Canada Youth Spokesperson Program has been allowing youth members to have firsthand experiences in media relations, public speaking, communications, graphic design and video production. Youth that participate in the program are offered a unique experience within Scouting that allows them to act as advocates for Scouting and other Scouting youth within their community. Throughout the year, Youth Spokespeople (YSPs) participate in various Scouts Canada campaigns that gets them involved with their local community, Scout Groups and media.
Scouts Canada Spokespeople are offered training at the beginning of their two-year term and are offered a variety of opportunities throughout each year that builds upon their leadership skills communications, professional skills, teamwork and allows them to express themselves!
The program looks to provide youth with real-world experiences that also contributes to their academic and professional careers. The program is a great way for youth to build upon their resumes, university applications and also counts towards volunteer hours for youth.
Scouts Canada is currently accepting applications for the Youth Spokesperson Program for the 2016-17 Scouting Year now and up until September 18, 2016. CLICK HERE to read more about how to apply.