The Young Conservation Professionals (YCP) Leadership Program accepts up to twenty participants each year. The program is based in the Province of Ontario.
Interested applicants must normally meet the following criteria (note that meeting the criteria does not necessarily guarantee acceptance into the program):
- at least 2 years of full-time employment in land and water conservation, the environment, or a related field following completion of a college diploma or undergraduate degree,
- a staff position in a government, non-profit, or private sector conservation or environment-related organization in the Province of Ontario,
- written approval and confirmed support of supervisor,
- commitment to invest the required time (approximately 15 days over the course of the year) and registration fee ($750.00 for non-profit, $1,400.00 for private sector and government, including Conservation Authorities).
To apply, submit a resume and personal statement (up to 500 words) including your educational experience, employment history, present position, career aspirations, and why you’d like to participate in the program to email@example.com.
Applications for 2013 will be accepted until February 15, 2013.
For more information about the program requirements see the Program Outline.