Be a Changemaker

An epic 6 month personal development adventure for those who want to make an impact and contribute to our global community. If you would like to gain new skills, step out of your comfort zone, be challenged and have the opportunity to contribute to our worthwhile causes, then this program is for you.

A Changemaker is someone who cares deeply about social issues and wants to do something about it. They're driven, committed, and they want to make a real difference within our community. They're willing to step outside their comfort zone and increase awareness about our social causes. They want to be part of a like-minded community of people who are striving to create social change in Australia and overseas. They want to develop personally to be the very best they can be.

Your Commitment

As a Changemaker your commitment is to fundraise $15,000 in 6 months! The funds raised will support World Youth International to continue our important work, to enhance quality of life, strengthen communities and reduce poverty through sustainable development projects.

Choose an adventure and develop your skills

  • For Changemakers who successfully raise funds, you may choose to go on a cultural immersion tour for one week to Kenya or Nepal to see and experience our work with local communities first hand; OR choose the ultimate physical adventure through the Changemaker Challenge and complete a 7 day fully escorted 101km hike through Tasmania's world heritage listed national park!
  • Develop your leadership skills by planning and organising projects, managing time, costs and resources.
  • Gain experience in marketing, event management, public speaking, fundraising, networking, supporter relations and team projects all while being fully supported by a renowned organisation.
  • Receive training, mentoring and professional coaching with a qualified life coach to help you achieve your goals.
  • Gain experience that will boost your career options and personal life goals.
  • Join a network of passionate, inspiring, adventurous, creative and like-minded individuals and travel as a team on the adventure of your choice.
  • Learn about global communities and international development and much more.
  • Challenge yourself and have tremendous fun along the way!

How we support you

If you are selected to be part of our Changemaker program you will be fully supported to achieve and even exceed your fundraising goal of $15,000. You will not be alone and will be supported in your efforts. World Youth International has a Team Manager who will provide support and advice to you throughout your fundraising period.

  • You will be invited to participate in regular online team workshops to get to know your fellow team participants on the program and discuss any fundraising projects.
  • Depending on your location, You may be able to work together with your program team mates to organise fundraising and group events organised by World Youth International
  • You will be provided with a Fundraising Guide with many ideas on how to reach your goal.
  • You will also have access to regular online coaching sessions with a professional life coach
  • You will have ample opportunity to collaborate, share stories with your teammates through facilitated social media groups
  • You will be invited to attend WYI's annual Personal Empowerment Program, a renowned four day residential program focused on empowering participants to live their life passionately and 'Be the Change' they wish to see in the world. Your attendance will be subsidised as a WYI program participant.

Challenge yourself
Make an impact
Have epic adventures
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Changemaker Adventures

For Changemakers who challenge themselves and successfully raise $15,000 funds to support international development projects and causes managed by World Youth International, your efforts will be rewarded with an epic adventure of your choice!

Choose your Changemaker program and adventure from the following options:


The ultimate personal and physical challenge with Global Adventurers! Join this team for a seven day fully escorted 101km hike through Tasmania's world heritage listed national park with our pioneering partners - Global Adventurers! This team is phenomenal.


Here is an opportunity to visit Nepal for 7 days to see and experience our work with local communities first hand.


Here is an opportunity to visit Kenya for 7 days to see and experience our work with local communities first hand.


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* As a charity we also talk about fundraising as well as program costs. In addition to your $2295 program fee, you will be required to raise $2,200 to support the community development work of your program and WYI's global projects, to ensure we can create lasting positive change.

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