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About the YT Ambassadors

 

 

Youth Time Ambas­sador is appointed by the Youth Time Pres­i­dent for the term of one year to be an exclu­sive rep­re­sen­ta­tive of the move­ment in his or her region. In the event of a Youth Time Ambas­sador vio­lat­ing the terms set in this agree­ment, Youth Time has the right to ter­mi­nate their posi­tion as Ambassador.

Youth Time Ambas­sador is respon­si­ble for:

  • professional and proactive attitude and complete dedication to Youth Time;
  • answering calls, emails, and requests from Youth Time team promptly and fully;
  • respecting deadlines set by Youth Time;
  • not engag­ing in any type of promotional marketing or selling of any product or service through Youth Time platform;
  • authorizing Youth Time to use his or her name, photo, and biographical data for the purpose of Youth Time promotion through its website, social media and printed leaflets.
  • promoting Youth Time projects and values in his or her region and on social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and other local platforms;
  • promoting Youth Time print or online magazine in his or her region and on social media;
  • offer Youth Time presentations, participating in youth​-related events in his or her region;
  • facilitating new professional relations with potential partners, supporters, and friends for Youth Time;
  • assisting Youth Time team in planning and organizing events;
  • promoting and actively assisting Youth Time in delegate recruitment and support;
  • overseeing participants’ active engagement throughout Youth Time events;
  • encouraging networking and socializing among participants during Youth Time events;
  • every two weeks reporting one’s progress on encouraging, assisting, and promoting Youth Time events during the application call period;
  • submitting a monthly progress report in line with the provided format;
  • agreeing to offer his or her time and effort voluntarily, without receiving a financial compensation.

In return, Youth Time pro­vides its Ambas­sador with:

  • opportunity to be a representative of Youth Time;
  • opportunity to contribute to the development and planning of Youth Time events;
  • opportunity to become a Youth Time Ambassador in the future;
  • funds to cover the participation fee to one Youth Time event per year;
  • priority to participte in Youth Time events;
  • opportunity to attend an Ambassadors’ meeting in Prague;
  • the official certificate after successfully completing a year as a Youth Time Trainee.

 

Published in Ambassadors
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 00:00

Manifesto

 

We, the inter­na­tional ini­tia­tive group of “Youth Time” move­ment, com­ing from dif­fer­ent coun­tries of the world, gath­ered in Prague on 11th Decem­ber 2010, declare the fol­low­ing:

The young gen­er­a­tion is the proac­tive part of the global soci­ety. We, the young peo­ple, are inter­ested in plan­ning and shap­ing our own future as well as the future of next gen­er­a­tions.

Sol­i­dar­ity of young gen­er­a­tions should offer alter­na­tives to the global neg­a­tive ten­dency of self­ish­ness and con­sumerism, which leads to atom­iza­tion of soci­eties.

 

VALUES:

Being part of our soci­eties, we sup­port the fol­low­ing values:

  • equality;
  • solidarity;
  • harmony;
  • civic participation;
  • community involvement;
  • sustainability;
  • security;
  • responsibility;
  • respect for family;
  • traditions and heritage of the past;
  • spirituality;
  • active approach for the future;
  • intercultural and intergenerational dialogue;
  • peace;
  • synergy;
  • leading by example.

 

PRIORITIES:

There­fore, we define our pri­or­i­ties as follows:

  • to cre­ate a plat­form for pro­mo­tion of the “Youth Time” move­ment, its val­ues and prin­ci­ples as stated above
  • to pro­mote aware­ness among the youth con­cern­ing global challenges
  • to encour­age active, open and equal dia­logue among youth worldwide
  • to facil­i­tate the process of shar­ing knowl­edge, expe­ri­ence and val­ues between generations
  • to pre­serve national and cul­tural iden­tity while valu­ing unity and diversity
  • to engage the rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the youth actively involved in the pri­vate, pub­lic and civil soci­ety sec­tors to pro­mote the val­ues and prin­ci­ples of the “Youth Time” movement
  • to invite rep­re­sen­ta­tives of the pri­vate and pub­lic sec­tors to sup­port the “Youth Time” movement
  • to estab­lish and develop com­mu­ni­ca­tion and coop­er­a­tion between the “Youth Time” move­ment and fel­low organizations

Hereby, the ini­tia­tive group declares the foun­da­tion of the “Youth Time” move­ment with its orga­ni­za­tional struc­ture to be reg­is­tered in Czech Republic.

 

Prague, 11th Decem­ber 2010

 

 

Published in About Us
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 00:00

Membership

 

Membership Registration:

Level Responsbilities Priviledges Application Procedure
TEAM Be an active member of the YT community – Take the initiative in the framework of YT – Can be involved in providing informational and content support Priority participation in YT events during the current year, except Rhodes Youth Forum – Most active representative can upgrade his status to a Silver* member (after the first 6 months of active collaboration with YT) – Subscriptions of YT magazine for 6 months (* Necessary to pay differences between statuses in case if you want upload next level of membership) Membership fee – 100 EUR per year
SILVER Can be involved in providing informational and content support – Be an active member of the YT community – Take the initiative in the framework of YT Priority participation in one of own YT projects or in an event organized by YT in partnership with other organizations of the current year – Publication in the magazine / digest – Subscriptions of YT magazine for one year – Most active representative can upgrade his status to a Golden* member (after the first 6 months of active collaboration with YT) – Opportunity to get individual travel grant in case one participates in events arranged by Youth Time or its partners** (* Necessary to pay differences between statuses in case if you want upload next level of membership – (** Individual travel grant can be obtained only once per year and its amount can not exceed 350 EUR or 50% of travel expenses fee €200 per year) Membership fee – 200 EUR per year
GOLD Be an active member of the YT community – Take the initiative in the framework of YT – Can be involved in providing informational and content support – Can be selected as a moderator of YT events Priority participation in Rhodes Youth Forum – Guaranteed participation in one of own YT projects or in an event organized by YT in partnership with other organizations of the current year – Publication in the magazine / digest – Subscriptions of YT magazine for 1 year – The most striking representative may join the advisory group or become advisory – Exemption from payment of the conference fee at the events arranged by YT Membership fee – 250 EUR per year
ADVISORY GROUP Participation in regional events and promotion of YT and its values – Coordination of projects Initiation and preparation of roundtable discussions, seminars, workshops in the framework of the activities program of YT movement – Coordination of the group of moderators – Taking part in YT activities – Publication in the magazine/digest – The opportunity to participate Rhodes Youth Forum – No conference fees at the events arranged by YT – Travel expenses covered by YT at the events arranged by YT No fee. Appointed by the president or ambassadors committee of the Youth Time Movement
AMBASSADOR Participation in regional events and promotion of YT and its values – Searching for possible partners, supporters and friends for YT – Distribution of the YT magazine in his region "Deliberative body" powers – Opportunity to participate in the annual meeting of the coordinating committee of YT ambassadors – Initiation and preparation of roundtable discussions, seminars, workshops in the framework of the activities program of YT movement – Involvement in the development of themes and scientific programs of YT – Taking part in YT activities – Opportunity to be the official representative of YT at events supported by YT or interesting for development of YT – To be an exclusive representative of YT in your region –Shipping costs covered by funds of YT – No conference fees at the events arranged by YT No fee. Applicant have to be a member who involved in YT activities more than two years. He/she should submit a proposal which is to be considered by the president of the Youth Time Movement

 

All the reg­is­tered mem­bers are guar­an­teed to get:

  • Name cards in accor­dance with their status
  • Youth Time online info letter
  • Visa sup­port when trav­el­ing in the inter­ests of YT

Mem­ber­ship Reg­is­tra­tion Procedure:

  • Fill in Mem­ber­ship form and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject 'membership'

Inter­nal rules of Youth Time membership:

  • Com­ply with the Man­i­festo of the Youth Time (Organization);
  • Share the val­ues of the Organization;
  • Per­form and fol­low the inter­nal doc­u­ments of the Organization;
  • Par­tic­i­pate in the activ­i­ties of the Orga­ni­za­tion; help address the chal­lenges fac­ing the Organization;
  • Timely pay­ment of mem­ber­ship fees;
  • Reg­u­larly pro­vide a sum­mary (includ­ing pho­tos) on the results of activ­i­ties in the region if the activ­ity is asso­ci­ated with the con­cerns and inter­ests of the Orga­ni­za­tion (with the pos­si­bil­ity of fur­ther pub­li­ca­tion of any content);
  • Assis­tance and coop­er­a­tion with the Orga­ni­za­tion is free of charge except in cases where busi­ness oblig­a­tions pre­clude this;
  • Enhance the effi­ciency of the Orga­ni­za­tion by activ­i­ties performed;
  • In car­ry­ing out own activ­i­ties take into account deci­sions of the Gen­eral Meet­ing and the rec­om­men­da­tions of the Board of the Organization;
  • Oper­ate accord­ing to the prin­ci­ples of respect for mem­bers, of human decency, pre­vent­ing the abuse of belong­ing to the Organization;
  • Com­ply with the prin­ci­ples adopted by the Orga­ni­za­tion con­cern­ing the behav­ior with both the mem­bers of the Orga­ni­za­tion and third parties;
  • Do not take any actions that vio­late the Char­ter of the Orga­ni­za­tion, friendly rela­tions ethics as well as actions that can cause mate­r­ial and other damage;
  • Refrain from activ­ity which con­tra­dicts pur­poses and objec­tives enshrined by the Organization.

With­drawal & Expul­sion procedure:

Withdrawal

A mem­ber can with­draw from mem­ber­ship any time.

  • A mem­ber wish­ing to with­draw is kindly advised to con­tact YT to inform his/​her inten­tion and receive the form “Notice of With­drawal” from YT.
  • A mem­ber who with­drew from YT mem­ber­ship will no longer get spe­cial assis­tance from YT but remains being a mem­ber of YT community.
  • A mem­ber is also regarded as with­drawn if annual mem­ber­ship fee is in arrear and is still arrear after the end of fis­cal year passed in dis­re­gard of reminders.

Expul­sion

If either of the fol­low­ing sit­u­a­tions occurs, the Youth Time may adopt a res­o­lu­tion on the expul­sion of the member.

  • The mem­ber vio­lated any arti­cle of the Inter­nal rules (see above)
  • The mem­ber defamed Youth Time or com­mit­ted an act against the pur­pose of Youth Time Inter­na­tional Movement.

The mem­ber expulsed will receive a notice of expulsion.

A mem­ber who for­feited a mem­ber­ship is no longer allowed to take part in events arranged by Youth Time or rep­re­sent its inter­ests within other pub­lic initiatives.

Con­tact us any­time at info (at) youth-time.org

 

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