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Nunavut Youth Ambassador Program – 2016 Arctic Winter Games

28 October 2015 

Public Service Announcement 

Nunavut Youth Ambassador Program – 2016 Arctic Winter Games 

The Sport and Recreation division of the Department of Community and Government Services is looking for enthusiastic and active Nunavut youth to be ambassadors and volunteers for the 2016 Arctic Winter Games hockey events in Iqaluit. 

The Nunavut Youth Ambassador Program is open to Nunavut youth between 16-23 years of age. To be eligible for the Youth Ambassador Program, applicants must: 

  • Complete the application form. 
  • Be 16-23 years of age at the time of the Games. 
  • Include two reference letters. 
  • Submit a recent criminal records check. 
  • Be a resident of Nunavut. 
  • Be available to travel to Iqaluit and submit proof of approved leave from employer if employed. 
  • Be able to participate in training session in Iqaluit on January 21-24, 2016*, leading up to the Games. 
  • Be able to attend Iqaluit hockey event from March 6-11, 2016. 

*Date subject to change. 

If you would like more information or are interested in this exciting opportunity, please contact Jeff Seeteenak at jseeteenak@gov.nu.ca or 1-888-765-5506 

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For more information about the AWG Nunavut Youth Ambassador Program, contact: 

Jeff Seeteenak 
Sport Development Officer 
Department of Community and Government Services 
1-888-765-5506
jseeteenak@gov.nu.ca 

Media Contact: 

Hillary Casey
Communications Officer/Policy Analyst
Community and Government Services
867-975-5342
hcasey@gov.nu.ca