Youth Ambassador Program - Register by Feb 28

Calling youth Grade 8 –12! Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity to gain leadership skills, paid work experience, and explore the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh traditional territory? Join the Youth Ambassador Program! 

You are the future of the Squamish Nation. 
You have important gifts to share with the world. 
You are a role model to the younger generation, as they look up to you for guidance. 

If you read those and thought, “None of that is true…” then show up for this program and let us teach you how amazing you already are! 

Interested in joining the Youth Ambassador Program?

Spaces are limited, contact Marissa Gilmour to register.

Text: 605-317-0167


What is the Youth Ambassador Program? 

Run through Ayás Mén̓men, the Youth Ambassador Program is an incredible opportunity for you, Grade 8-12 students, to explore the traditional territory, get valuable certifications, and earn money while giving back to the community. Our mission is to become leaders by caring for ourselves, each other, and the community. 

Program includes: 

  • Paid work experience at summer camps and community events. 
  • Certifications in first aid, food safe, and more. 
  • Trips to explore the traditional territory. 
  • Workshops on topics of your choice. 
  • A year end trip. 

Who can participate?

Squamish Nation Youth in Grade 8-12 (approx. age 14-18) 


The program runs weekly on Thursdays or Saturdays from March 2022 to August 2022. The first day of Youth Ambassadors is March 3, 2022.

Learn More

Wednesday, February 16 or Tuesday, February 22

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

via Zoom
Meeting ID 813 1744 8264
Passcode Fiu6hu

Thursday, February 17

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

CJMC Eslha7an room*

*Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required to enter CJMC. Participants in the Youth Ambassador Program are encouraged to be vaccinated, but it is not required. Please attend a virtual info session if you are not vaccinated. 

Registration is open. 

Deadline to register is February 28, 2022. First day of Youth Ambassadors is March 3, 2022. 

1. Download a registration form.

Or drop by the Youth Center between 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Monday – Saturday, and pick up paper copies of the registration forms. 

2. Bring forms to the info night on February 17, 2022, at 4:30 pm at CJMC.

Or, take a photo of your completed forms and email to by February 28, 2022.

Please email / text Marissa at 604-317-0167 to let her know if you are interested as soon as possible as spaces are limited.