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Call for Applications for the 2023–2024 NWT Youth Ambassadors Program

Press Release

July 10, 2023

The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs is now accepting applications for the 2023-2024 Northwest Territories (NWT) Youth Ambassadors Program. The program provides NWT youth with opportunities to build leadership skills through participation at special events and volunteer assignments. In the past, NWT Youth Ambassadors have attended the Arctic Winter Games, Canada Winter Games, Canada Summer Games, and the North American Indigenous Games. This cohort will have the opportunity to volunteer at the 2024 Arctic Winter Games in Mat-Su, Alaska.

Applicants are selected based on community involvement, commitment to a healthy lifestyle, and a personal reflection on how the Youth Ambassadors Program will help guide their future. To qualify for the program, youth must be between the ages of 16 and 22 on March 1, 2024. All selected youth will be required to have a passport for international travel. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2023. All NWT youth who qualify are encouraged to apply.
For more information on the NWT Youth Ambassadors Program, to apply online, or to download an application form, please visit

To submit a verbal application over the phone, please contact Alex Tibbles, Youth and Volunteer Leadership Specialist, at (867) 767-9166 ext. 21109 or by email at:

For media requests, please contact:

Jay Boast

Senior Communications Planning Specialist

Municipal and Community Affairs

Government of the Northwest Territories


Phone: (867) 920-9162 ext. 21044


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