Are you active in youth development, or in youth work in your community? Do you have an interest in Japan and the country’s culture thereof? If you have answered YES to all these questions; WE HAVE GOOD NEWS FOR YOU!
The Government of Japan is inviting young people to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The selected candidates will travel to Japan, board the Ship for World Youth, travel to India (Kochi) and Sri Lanka (Colombo) all while attending an interesting programme of workshops and seminars, both on-shore and on-board.
The Ship for World Youth Program aims to develop the ability to deal with different cultures and communication skills and to improve leadership and management skills through discussion and cultural exchange with those form various countries and from various backgrounds. The program will be attended by young people from different nationalities – you will be in contact with young people from Japan, Australia, India, Poland, Spain and many others.
The programme will take place from 16 January to 2 March 2018. The attached GUIDELINES will give you all the information you need.
To qualify, you:
- Must be 18-30 years of age
- Must be able to participate in the entire duration of the program
- Must be in good physical and mental condition and can endure a long voyage
- Must fully understand the meaning and the purpose of this program and are capable to act in harmony with the group in the course of the program
- Can contribute greatly to the various activities for promoting the sound development of youth and to play and active role in international exchange in the area of their communities, occupation, schools, youth organisations and the like
- Have a good command of English to be able to participate in activities such as university-level discussions.
- Have interest in and certain understanding of Japan
Interested? Complete the attached APPLICATION FORM and submit to any NYDA branch or send your application to info@nyda.gov.za with 'SHIP FOR WORLD PROGRAMME' as your subject line, before Friday, 30 June 2017.