2017 Merit360 Calling For Global Changemakers – New York, USA

2017 Merit360 Calling For Global Changemakers – New York, USA

Deadline: January 15, 2017

Join 360 Global Citizens from across the world to tackle the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Merit360 will be the world’s most significant program for global citizens wanting to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals. It is innovative and inspirational and needs you.

An exciting 11 day conference at which delegates create, develop and implement initiative, along with a team from around the world, by tackling the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. During the conference, held in New York and Pennsylvania in the US, you will attend talks and workshops from industry influencers, take part in team-building and outdoors activities and have the opportunity to network with a delegation of 360 people from over 85 different countries. At the end of the Merit360 a representative from each team will present their initiative at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Eligibility

World Merit is looking for people who have good, conversational English and a passion for tackling the Sustainable Development Goals. This could be any of the 17 goals from No Hunger to Partnerships for the Goals. If you have an idea for an initiative to make a positive impact or would like develop as part of an international team whilst having a great summer then you could be eligible

 Benefits

  1. Networking opportunities featuring people from a range of different backgrounds and disciplines.
  2. In-depth insight into what it takes to build a grass-roots organisation/initiative
  3. Workshops on marketing, pitching, motivation, sustainable development, fundraising and the charity sector.
  4. Friendships and experiences for life.

All accommodation and food is covered by the minimum fundraising amount

Apply via our website worldmerit.org – Following an application and interview phase successful applicants will pay a deposit of $150 begin fundraising and will confirm their place by meeting at least the minimum fundraising target of $1500.

View experience from 2016 Merit360 here.

For more information, visit Merit360

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