WWF India Hunts for Youth Tiger Ambassadors for Tiger Summit in Russia
WWF India is looking for two talented, progressive-minded youths to represent India during its upcoming Youth Tiger Summit at Vladivostok (home to the Amur tiger) in Russia. Starting September 12, 2010, the summit will carry on till September 19, 2010. If you are young, a natural leader and people listen to you, keen on wildlife and nature conservation, dreaming of embarking on an unforgettable journey to tiger land, willing to tell others how important it is to save this magnificent species – the tigers, then this opportunity is for you!
To become a “WWF Tiger Ambassador” one must be:
- Aged between 18 to 22 years old
- Fluent in English, with excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Completed YTS Application form
- Keen on nature conservation, and aware of the problems and ways to save the tiger. Looking to increase their knowledge and change the world for the better.
- In addition to the Summit, the youth tiger ambassadors will participate in a series of events in India e.g. press conferences and those events dedicated to tiger conservation.
Youth Tiger Summit will be a parallel event to the high level tiger summit to be held in St. Petersburg in September 2010 involving the heads of Governments from all tiger range countries, as well as representatives NGOs, private institutions and international agencies.
The Summit delegates will visit the tiger habitat and tiger trails, get first-hand information on the state of the wild population and the necessary measures for its conservation. Delegates will have the opportunity to participate in online learning, meet WWF India staff, learn how to give interviews and engage in public speaking.
To participate download and send in the completed application form (Click to Download) to the address below. The short- listed candidates will be then invited for an interview at WWF-India, Secretariat, New Delhi for the final selection process.
Deadline for submission of application Form is 12 July 2010
For more information contact:
Aarti Khosla / Joseph Vattavaken
Youth Tiger Summit
172-B, Lodi Estate
Ph : +91-11-41504814/15