APPLICATION FOR YOUTH CLIMATE CATALYST

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Introduction

Youth Climate Catalyst, a progressive youth-led grassroots network working with communities to fight climate change through the onset of various projects and action-oriented approaches. This overall program examines the main causes and impacts of climate change and provides a deeper understanding of the current climate situation. The program focuses on positive actions we can take as individuals and as a community to combat climate change and call for climate action. The program overall works on developing youth catalysts who will work in their community to address climate issues & environmental problems. 

20 Youths will be selected for the first batch based on their idea for green solutions then they will attend the 3-day residential workshop titled – “Green Solution Training for Youth Climate Catalysts”. Then, they get the opportunity to work on their solutions & ideas for environmental problems/issues they have identified. They will get the opportunity to work in their own community and bring green solutions to mitigate/ adapt climate & other environmental issues through their green solutions.

Objectives

To make youth understand their role in climate action and be responsible for solving the environmental in-comings.

To empower the youth in active participation in learning and implementing green ideas in their community.

To help youth and social groups acquire values and practical skills for climate action plans.

Targeted Municipalities

Namobuddha Municipality, Kavre

Ghorahi Sub Metropolitan City, Dang 

Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Lalitpur

Halesi Tuwachung Municipality, Khotang 

Duhabi Municipality, Sunsari

Waling Municipality, Syangja 

Tilottama Municipality, Rupandehi 

Lahan Municipality, Siraha

Madi Municipality, Chitwan

Buddhiganga Municipality, Bajura

Eligibility & Selection Criteria

○ Aged between 18-29 Nepali Citizens.
○ Students pursuing Bachelor level are eligible to apply.
○ All the gender including socially excluded marginalized groups, persons with disabilities and youth from gender and sexual minorities are highly encouraged to apply.
○ Should be local youths from the targeted municipalities or willing to relocate to the project municipality.
○ Be curious to work with province and municipal personnel.

Essentials

Excellent Speaking and written Nepali and working level in the English language,

Previous experience of working in the development sector or volunteering is an advantage,

Ability to lead and work in collaboration with the local government,

Proven spirit of volunteerism or community involvement,

Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft,

PowerPoint, email,

Absolute time commitment till July 2024.

Currently residing youth in one of the mentioned municipality.

Benefits for Youth Climate Catalysts

○ Development of skills to work through training, guidance & mentorships.
○ Opportunity to work in your local community.
○ Exploration of green ideas & solutions to ensure environmental protection.
○ Opportunity to receive nominal green grants for the implementation of your green ideas.
○ Capacity building training & orientations.

Timeline

January 27

Application Opening

February 28

Application Deadline

March 15

20 Catalysts Selection

March 29-31

Residential Training Conduction

Contact Us

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Focal Person
Saru Pyakurel

Number
9843636871

Email
yc******@gm***.com

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