Youth Challenge International (YCI)

The Canadian member of the Youth Challenge International organization.

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Places volunteers in three month service projects in Guyana and Costa Rica. Six week leadership programs are available in Vanuatu and Nicaragua. Five week discovery programs in Guyana.


Participants must be 18 - 30 year old Canadian, Australian, Costa Rican, Guyanese, Ni-Vanuatu, or Nicaraguan citizens.

Financial Arrangements

Participants are expected to fundraise to cover their air fare and room and board costs.

Contact Information

Web Site:


Youth Challenge International - Canada
305 - 20 Maud Street
Toronto, ON
M5V 2M5

Phone: 416-504-3370

Fax: 416-504-3376

Registration / Application

Application forms are available for download on the YCI web site.


History: Began operating in 1988.

Advisors sent on field projects: 150 in 2001.

Regional Activitiy: Youth Challenge International currently has projects in 6 countries in 4 Regions (Australia-Oceania: 2, Central America: 2, North America: 1, South America: 1)

Mission Statement

Building the skills, experience and confidence of young people and communities to effect positive social change.

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