- Educate peers and community members about anxiety to destigmatize mental health;
- Raise awareness about the free and scientifically proven resources offered by Anxiety Canada;
- Participate in Anxiety Canada media and fundraising campaigns.
Ambassadors from each province come together to form a collaborative Youth Network. Through fundraisers, awareness events, social media advocacy, and more, Ambassadors support the mission of Anxiety Canada to reduce the barrier of anxiety so people can live the life they want.
We are looking for post-secondary students, however, we understand that not everyone is able to fit this scenario. We encourage applications from any volunteers that meet the below requirements who are able to give back to their local community.
Youth Ambassadors for Anxiety Canada are:
- Between the ages of 16-30
- Conversant in English; bilingual in FR and EN is an asset
- Passionate about mental health
- Able to commit a minimum of 2 hours per week and
- Able to commit to a minimum period of 12 months
Anxiety Canada is hiring Campus Leads as a new position in the Ambassador team in the 2022-2023 term. Campus Leads serve the purpose of broadening Anxiety Canada’s impact as a national organization. These are designated individuals at various Canadian universities, who will support execution of campus projects and events that promote Anxiety Canada’s mission in coordination with Ambassadors.
This position requires leadership, time management, and problem solving skills. Most importantly, it is a position that requires a passion for mental health advocacy. Campus Leads will be responsible for recruiting members of their community to become Anxiety Canada Ambassadors, and managing their campus team throughout the year.
The Campus Lead position will be offered at all campuses that have a team of a minimum of 4 Ambassadors, whom they will then manage as a micro team of the broader Anxiety Canada Youth Network. Campus Leads will be updated throughout the hiring process regarding the number of applicants from their campus.
Why Become an Ambassador OR CAMPUS LEAD
By becoming an Ambassador you will have a positive impact on your community. You get access to training provided by Anxiety Canada to enhance your understanding of anxiety and anxiety management resources. As part of the Youth Network, Ambassadors and Campus Leads have the opportunity to meet other like-minded youth and develop leadership skills.
If you are interested in applying to be either an Ambassador or Campus Lead for the Anxiety Canada Youth Committee, please apply by June 20, 2022, below.