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The African Library Project Youth Ambassador (YA) Program is a unique volunteer leadership program designed for youth who are passionate about helping others. Through experiential learning opportunities, workshops, and events, the YA program empowers youth to make a real difference in their local communities and in our African Partner Countries.

As a Youth Ambassador, you will inspire and support members of your community to lead grassroots book drives and help develop new libraries in Africa. You will educate your community about the need for books around the world, and increase awareness of the rich diversity and progress in our African Partner Countries amidst challenges. Throughout the program, you will gain tools to become transformative community catalysts and stronger leaders of social change. 

Program Details and Instructions

Program Requirements

Participate in at least two literacy outreach efforts.

Eligibility Requirements 

      1. Must be in the grade levels 6 - 12+ 
      2. Enthusiasm and passion for leadership development and community outreach. 

Ready to become a Youth Ambassador?

Please attach and send your application materials to Tatiana Santos at 

Consent Form

If you are under 18, your parent or legal guardian must complete this form. Download a copy and send to

Youth Ambassador Application

Download the application by clicking the link below and send to

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