CAGIS Teen Ambassadors Program

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Teens! We want you! Join the CAGIS Teen Ambassadors Program.

This program is for Canadian teens who identify as female, nonbinary or gender nonconforming aged 13-17 with an interest in science, technology, trades, engineering, or mathematics (STEM).

Program:

  • Participate in 10 or more CAGIS Virtual events in the 2020-2021 season (weekly events Sept – June) with your camera on.*
  • Attend periodic Teen Ambassadors meetings to share your thoughts and opinions.
  • Share your experiences with CAGIS periodically in written and/or video form. A subset may be shared publicly, with your permission (optional).
  • Be an ambassador for CAGIS among your peers within the CAGIS sessions and, if you feel comfortable, online on social media. 
  • Work on special projects with CAGIS and other Teen Ambassadors.
  • There may be additional optional opportunities throughout the year.

*most of these sessions will be your choice. CAGIS may specifically request the participation of teen ambassadors at certain sessions.

Benefits:

  • Receive free CAGIS Virtual Membership (new membership type; $200 value).
  • Meet and interact with amazing experts in STEM fields.
  • Interact with other youth who love STEM.
  • Participate in fun and engaging virtual sessions.
  • Be a role model for younger kids and teens.
  • Count volunteer hours toward requirements in your jurisdiction.
  • Gain valuable experience to build your resumé.
  • Be eligible for letters of reference.

Applications for the 2021-2022 Teen Ambassadors Program have now closed.  Applications will open in July and close in August, for the 2022-2023 season.

Meet the 2021-2022 CAGIS Teen Ambassadors!