World Literacy Foundation 2022

World Literacy Foundation 2022

Duration: 5 months

Location: Virtual

Details: Every year, the World Literacy Foundation runs a free global program to train and encourage youth individuals to become literacy advocates and generate change in their communities. Our ambassador program is an incredible platform to interact, share and cooperate with other like-minded people determined to eradicate illiteracy worldwide.

  • Be a voice in your community: Ambassadors will speak at their school, university, media or community group to raise awareness and advocate for literacy.
  • Support the education of vulnerable children: Ambassadors will raise funds to support one of the literacy programs of the World Literacy Foundation.

  • Develop your leadership and advocacy skills: Ambassadors will receive training to learn how to get others involved in their cause and make a greater impact to help eradicate illiteracy.


  • Be 16-year-old or older 
  • Have a deep passion for literacy, human rights and social causes
  • Have a deep passion for literacy, human rights and social causes
  • Be a native English speaker or having an advanced level in English
  • Have access to a computer/smartphone and internet connection
  • Have the availability to contribute 30 hours of service across the 5 months to complete the program
  • Leadership and public speaking skills preferred but not essential


  • Take on a volunteer role within a global organization to advocate or literacy
  • Gain leadership, advocacy, communication, fundraising, and PR skills
  • Make a positive impact on the education of vulnerable children
  • Join a network of individuals that are motivated to eradicate illiteracy
  • Have your voice heard through WLF website, social media and mainstream media

Registrations for the 2021 Ambassador Program have closed. However, this is a yearly program and there will be an opportunity to apply in 2022. Follow our social media channels or subscribe to our newsletter below to stay updated on when applications open next year.

Please read our Terms and Conditions carefully before you apply.

To apply, you need to submit a 30-second video or a short message introducing yourself and telling us why you want to become a WLF Ambassador.

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