Call for Applications for the 2022–23 Youth Ambassadors Program

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — August 2, 2022

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is now accepting applications for the 2022-23 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.

Applicants are selected based on community involvement, commitment to a healthy lifestyle, and a personal reflection on how the Youth Ambassador Program will help them in the future. To qualify for the program, youth must be between the ages of 16 and 22 on January 1, 2023. The deadline to apply is September 21, 2022. All NWT youth who qualify are encouraged to apply.

For more information on the Youth Ambassadors Program, to apply online, or to download an application form, please visit

To submit a verbal application over the phone, please contact Ashley Gillis, Manager, Youth and Volunteer Leadership, at (867) 767-9166 ext: 21107 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