Friday, August 12 2022

Deadline: ongoing

Applications are open for LEAP Africa Youth Day of Service in commemoration of International Youth Day 2022. Initiated by LEAP Africa, YDoS 2022 is a week-long campaign from August 12-18 in commemoration of International Youth Day of youth, and it will present different projects championed by young people in communities across Africa.

YDoS is designed to stimulate the agency and creativity of young people across Africa towards sustainable development and promote a culture of community support and community development. The week-long campaign fosters the spirit of volunteerism among the youth population and inspires them to be active agents of change in their communities all the time.

This year, YDoS is pan-African and calls on all young Africans, businesses, public and social sector organizations to renew the spirit of active citizenship by spreading the culture of service and collective responsibility.


  • As a project manager, you can carry out any community project that other people can join in, such as cleaning up a local environment, helping underserved communities, painting a school, educating women about sexual health in a community, organizing workshops or webinars to support the SDGs, etc.
  • As a volunteer, you can choose to join an existing project of your choice.


  • Open to young Africans, aged 13 to 35;
  • Youth actors/leaders, youth-led or youth-focused organizations, development foundations, corporate organizations, individual donors can participate.
  • No prior volunteer experience is necessary to participate in Youth Service Day. All you need is a heart to serve and cooperate with other people.
  • Applicants should be passionate about the SDGs, ready to give back to your community and join an incredible network of young African changemakers.


For more information, visit LEAP Africa Youth Service Day.


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