Akshaya Patra, a globally acknowledged nonprofit organization strives to eliminate the ills like like child Malnourishment, deficiencies of calories and other essential nutrients, child mortality and illiteracy in India. With the vision of serving the underprivileged sections of the society, the organization aims that ‘No child in India shall be deprived of education because of hunger.’ In a short span of time, Akshaya Patra Foundation has garnered considerable success in eliminating hunger and poverty and is considered as one of the most effective NGOs.
Akshaya Patra is looking for passionate, motivated and dedicated youth activists who are willing to work for the noble cause and expand the reach of Akshaya Patra. The junior and high school students living anywhere in the United States are eligible to apply for this voluntary role. It is a great opportunity for the young leaders to develop new skills and enhance their leadership, networking and public presentation skills. The voluntary efforts can bring about a major change in the lives of over 1.4 million unprivileged children in India.
The role of the youth ambassador includes making presentations to motivate and enroll new donors and help Akshaya Patra build a grassroots movement in the US. It also involves using virtual classrooms to learn skills in public speaking, networking, donor cultivation and fundraising. The goal of $1800 is set for the youth ambassador to be considered as a graduate. The application procedure for Admission is on a rolling basis and the applicants can apply any time. The Virtual youth ambassador academy provides an opportunity to enhance one’s skills with the training on all the qualities and essentials for becoming a successful Ambassador for Akshaya Patra. Community service credit, references and letters of recommendation are provided to the qualifying graduates along with the opportunity to participate in a service trip to Akshaya Patra’s school meal program in India.