Join us as a Youth Panelist and help us select Local Solutions for funding!

Are you interested in supporting young people worldwide implement their solutions to challenges Covid-19 created in their communities?
This is your chance! Join us as a Youth Panelist – read on below to learn more about this volunteer position and apply here.

The role of the Youth Panels is to:
1)Review applications ahead of panel meetings against agreed criteria,
2)Discuss, debate and approve successful applications at Panel meetings,
3)Act as a sounding board for the development of the Local Solutions and GYM broader strategy.

All members must be between 14 and 30 years old and be able to review applications and join Panel meetings virtually every two months.

Read the full position description (click here).

The deadline for applications is 31 January 2022 – fill out this simple form (click here) and we will be in touch with you!

Latest news

The European Commission and the world’s largest youth organizations, the “Big Six”, announced a partnership today to launch the EU Youth Empowerment Fund, to be implemented through the Global Youth Mobilization (GYM). It marks the first anniversary of the Youth Action Plan for EU External Action, the EU’s policy framework for a strategic partnership with young people to build a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future.
The European Commission and the world’s largest youth organizations, the “Big Six”, announced a partnership today to launch the EU Youth Empowerment Fund, to be implemented through the Global Youth Mobilization (GYM). It marks the first anniversary of the Youth Action Plan for EU External Action, the EU’s policy framework for a strategic partnership with young people to build a more resilient, inclusive and sustainable future.
A global movement that funds youth-led community projects across the world is aiming to expand its efforts. Led and implemented by young people across the world, Global Youth Mobilization (GYM) has been operational since December 2020 and already invested in schemes in 125 countries, with young people tackling issues such as the mental health of young people fleeing the war in Ukraine to child victims of sexual abuse in Zambia. Now they are seeking a further $15m over the next three years to expand the initiative.