Nurturing young people as change-makers with global perspective and the ability to take action,
through experiential activities, training workshops, overseas exposure trip, and community seed project!
Apply NOW! Deadline of application: 10 Oct 2018 (Wed)
Plan International strives for a just world that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We cordially invite young people who are interested in social and child protection issues to join ‘Be a Change-maker 2019’. Throughout a series of activities from October 2018 to May 2019, participants will take the first step to becoming global citizens through learning, researching, and taking action to make a voice for children around the world, especially for girls in poverty and dire situation.
Training Workshops and Community Seed Projects
Through joining the local workshops and experiential activities, participants will learn about concepts of global citizenship and child protection. Participants will also have a better understanding of local communities. With Plan International Hong Kong’s ‘Be a Change-maker’ seed funding, participants will plan and execute their own community seed projects to address the child protection issues they care about, and to create positive changes in the community.
7-day Exposure Trip to Cambodia
As part of ‘Be a Change-maker 2019’, participants will visit Cambodia in February 2019. With the support from Plan International Cambodia Office, participants will visit the child protection and youth advocacy programmes supported by Plan International in local communities to learn more about situation of local children. Participants will also meet with Cambodian youth to share their advocacy experience in promoting child protection in the community.
|Application Deadline||10th October 2018 (Wednesday)|
|Briefing and Interview||13th October 2018 (Saturday)|
|Training Workshops (Tentative dates)||3rd November 2018 (Saturday); 4th November 2018 (Sunday);8th December 2018 (Saturday); 26 January 2019 (Saturday)|
|7-day Exposure Trip to Cambodia||7th to 13th February 2019 (Thursday to Wednesday)|
|Planning and execution of Seed Project||February to April 2019|
|Graduation Ceremony||May 2019 (Exact date to be announced)|
- Aged between 15 and 21 (as of the departure date of the exposure trip)
- Have a passion for global citizenship and child-safeguarding issue
- Willing to take action to advocate rights for children and youth, and to make a voice for children around the world, especially girls in poverty and dire situation.
- Priority will be given to applicants who:
have joined youth activities organized by Plan International Hong Kong; and/or
with recommendations from school teachers/ affiliated organisations
HKD$ 2,000 (Participants that have fully attended and actively participated in all activities may receive Plan International Hong Kong’s ‘Be a Change-maker’ Scholarship (HKD$2,000))
Please return the completed application form together with the following documents:
i. Photocopy of applicant’s HKID; and
ii. Photocopy of applicant’s travel document (personal information page)
iii. School calendar of the academic year 2018-19
to Plan International Hong Kong office by the application deadline: 10 Oct 2018 (Wed) through one of the following methods:
- By email: [email protected]
- By post*:
Room 201, Marina House, 68 Hing Man Street, Shau Kei Wan, Hong Kong (ATTN: Angela So)
*Please reserve time for postal delivery
Please refer to the application form for more details. For enquiries, please contact Angela So of Plan International Hong Kong (Tel.no: 3405 5322; Email: [email protected]).