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Call for Applications - The 23rd Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

by Eco Generation | 11-07-2019 15:15 Comments 24 Comments

Call for Applications


The 23rd Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

 


 
Eco-generation would like to announce a call for applications for the 23rd Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program.
 
Eco-generation Regional Ambassador is an elite position awarded to youth aged between 13 and 24 qualified to represent Tunza Eco-generation, an environmental networking platform for children and youth around the world. Eco-generation Regional Ambassador Program provides exceptional experiences with the opportunities to actively plan, to execute or participate in various environmental awareness programs in each region and country.
 
As a representative to Tunza Eco-generation, Eco-generation Regional Ambassador must embody the spirit and values of Tunza Eco-generation. Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors must take on various roles to promote and raise environmental awareness for each region and country they represent.
 
Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors would carry the voice of the future generations at an international level. Since new visitors will gain their first impression of Tunza Eco-generation through Eco-generation Ambassadors, the Ambassdors are also expected to be knowledgeable on current environmental issues and on information about Tunza Eco-generation platform as well.
 
We look forward to many applications from youths who are eager to protect the planet Earth.
 
 
Application Details
 
1.     Eligibility
- All Tunza Eco-generation members aged between 13 and 24 (as of Aug 18, 2019) who are enthusiastic to spread news and stories about their local environmental issues at a global level.
 
2.     Term
- The 23rd Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors (hereinafter referred to as 'ambassador') shall be in the position for six (6) months from September 2019 until February 2020.
 
3.     Criteria
- 60% Application Form + 40% Activity Points
- Six (6) month of coverage plan should be stated based on concrete action plans.
- Any false information on an application form can cause disqualification or cancelation of position even after being selected.
- Any unfair practice in gathering activity points can cause disqualification.
 
*For detailed information on the point system, please refer to the Notice [World] Guide for the Activity Point System.

Eco-generation team shall strictly disqualify any candidates who have accrued the points in an unfair way.
*Examples of unfair practice in gathering activity points are as below:
   - Uploading many short, pointless articles with only a few lines long within a short period of time.
   - Dividing one article into multiple articles just to increase the number of articles.
   - Writing short & half-hearted comments without actually reading articles.
   - Secretly writing comments on old articles are also regarded as cheating.
 
4.        Duties
4.1. Mandatory Duties

- An Ambassador must post at least 2(Two) reports per month in regards to the environmental issues taking place in his/her region.
- An Ambassador should check the e-mail box and Eco-generation Ambassador Forum often so as to promptly respond to Eco-generation team's notice.
- If there is any change in the personal information such as e-mail, contact number and home address, a revised 'Consent to Use of Personal Information' form must be submitted to the Eco-generation team via email(
ecogeneration@samsung.com) within 1(One) week.

  

 


4.2. Optional Duties
- An Ambassador shall voluntarily plan and execute campaigns and events to raise environmental awareness and to promote TUNZA Eco-generation in their local communities.
- An Ambassador should try to leave comments on other Ambassador's reports after carefully reading them as often as possible for active idea exchange and for encouraging each other's efforts and campaigns.
- An Ambassador should try to join various events including Monthly Events, Essay Competition and etc. on Tunza Eco-generation website.
 
5.       Benefits of Completion
- Improvement of personal environmental leadership skills.
- Enhancing promotions for one's organization and (or) environmental awareness programs.
- Online mentoring provided by mentors to their Ambassador Reports.
- Promotional goods will be provided for environmental awareness campaigns to be planned and executed by the Ambassador
- Certificate that verifies successful completion of the Ambassador's duties.
- Reference letters
- The 3(Three) best ambassador reports will be published on the monthly Tunza Eco-generation Newsletter which is publicly released to Tunza Eco-generation members.
- Recognition of the 'Best Ambassador of the term' shall be given to 1(One) Ambassador who demonstrates the most passionate and active environmental activities as well as participating in various events of Tunza Eco-generation. A certificate and souvenir will be given to the Best Ambassador at the end of the term. The process and final decision on the selection shall be planned and confirmed by the Eco-generation team.
- Ability to express entry to the facilitator candidates of the 2019 Junior Engineering Academy when completed one's term.
 (From the year 2019, only the Ambassadors who completed their term can be qualified to apply for the facilitators to the Junior Engineering Academy).
 
6.     Completion of Ambassador Term
- Ambassadors who posted minimum of 12 valid ambassador reports will be eligible for term completion and the certificate.
- Ambassadors who successfully completed their term will get significant advantage in the term extension process. (Please check the details at the section 9. Extension of Ambassador Term.)
- If the posted ambassador report turns out to be not valid due to lack of format, copyright issue and etc., Eco-generation can cancel the term completion even after the issuance of the certificate.
- To reduce the CO2 emission, the certificate will be issued in digital PDF format.
 
7.     Extension of Ambassador Term

- A current Ambassador who has successfully completed both mandatory and optional duties will get the privilege of being selected without the screening process.
- In spite of the privilege of screening exemption, the 6 (SIX) months coverage plan and the motivation should be filled up in the Application form Page and submitted within the application deadline. In short, the application form submission is required in the same way but the contents of it won't have an effect on the result.
- A current Ambassador who has failed to complete the mandatory duties or misbehaved shall be regarded as a new applicant.
- An Ambassador can broaden their region to the continental level upon their request after successfully covering their country 1 (ONE) year straight. However, if the Ambassador covers one's country only during the continental ambassadorship period, his/her coverage will return to the country level in the next term.
- An Ambassador can cover only 1 (ONE) country/continent during the ambassador term.
- Examples of improper behaviors which may cause disqualification of term extension include the following:
   ∙ Irregular posting of ambassador reports.
   ∙ Violation of copyright law.
   ∙ Insincere communication such as not responding Eco-generation's notice e-mails.
∙ Ignoring other Ambassadors' activities such as not putting comments on their posts.
∙ Cancelation of events after receiving Eco-generation's promotional goods.
 
8.     How to Apply

- Visit Tunza Eco-generation Home>Our Actions>Ambassador Program>Application form (tab)

- Please submit your plan on what and how you will cover your issues for the next 6 (six) months if you become an ambassador to your country.
- We do not accept any recommendation letter from other organizations.
 
9.     Disclaimer
- By using our Services you agree to provide true, accurate and current information solely for the Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors program.
- If any of mandatory information is missing, application will be disqualified.
- Basically, 1 (one) Ambassador shall be selected for each region and country. However, if applicants have distinctive environmental experiences or 6 months coverage plans, multiple ambassadors can be selected for one region or country.
- We announce the selection announcement only through our website and email. If a selected ambassador does not respond to Eco-generation's confirmation request e-mail within 3 business days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next candidate.
- Only one entry per applicant is allowed. Multiple applications will not be accepted.
- Paper and e-mail applications will not be accepted.
- Incomplete applications will not be considered.
- Belated applications via email will not be considered.
 
10.     Deadline
- Deadline for application is 18th August, 2019 (Midnight, GMT+0).
 
11.  Result Announcement
- Announcement will be on 21st August, 2019 (GMT +0) on Tunza Eco-generation website as well as through private email. Please check our website and your email inbox to confirm the result.
 
 
 
FAQ
 
Are there other qualifications for Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors?

- Environmentally friendly mind
- Integrity, fair practices
- Active participation in Tunza Eco-generation programs
- Internet-friendly environment
- Good at utilizing SNS
 
 
Is there anything an Eco-generation Regional Ambassador should be cautious regarding posting articles?
- Ambassador articles largely copied from other sources will not be allowed.
- Violation on the copyright law will be dealt seriously.
- Inappropriate articles which violate the copyright law, provocative and (or) insulting can be deleted without any prior notice.
- Irregular article uploading may cause disadvantage in ambassador term extension.
- Articles unrelated to environmental issues will not be counted as the ambassador article.
- Articles which simply contain links of other environmental news will not be counted as an ambassador article.
- An article should contain more than 4 paragraphs or it won't be regarded as an ambassador article.
- An article with only a few contents which would not normally be regarded as an article.
 
How can an Ambassador get a Reference Letter?
- TUNZA Eco-generation doesn't provide any form of letters for college or university admission.
- A reference letter can be issued only for ambassadors who have completed the first 3 months successfully (Minimum 6 articles regularly uploaded).
- Format and details for any recommendation letter should be provided by the applicant.
 
How can an Ambassador get EXTRA promotional goods for a campaign?
- Basically, Ambassadors cannot request extra promotional goods other than the certain period of request.
- However, if an Ambassador needs extra promotional goods, Request form for Promotion Goods will be distributed to the ambassadors via E-mail. Any ambassador who needs promotional goods must fill out all required information on the request form as detail as possible and submit the form to Eco-generation team via e-mail.
- Considering differences in local postal services and adjustment process between an Ambassador and Eco-generation team, a request form must be submitted at least 3 weeks before the event.
- Eco-generation doesn't take responsibility of tax payment including tariff on the requested goods.
- There are countries which up to 2kg of promotional goods can be sent.
 
What should I do if I can't upload two (2) articles a month?
- There may be ambassadors who cannot keep with the posting schedule for a while due to exams or other important events. Ambassadors who are in such situations can send an excuse e-mail explaining the situation with a concrete catch up plan. If Eco-generation team agrees on the situation and catch up plan, the ambassador can delay the posting schedule during the term specified on the excuse e-mail.
- If the absent period is too long (more than 2 months in a row), there can be significant disadvantage in ambassador term extension.
 
 
If you have any inquiry not answered in the above application details and FAQ, please e-mail us at

ecogeneration@samsung.com

 

 

24 Comments

Ngolle  Aquila kingsman

Ngolle  Aquila kingsman

  • Ngolle Aquila kingsman says :
    Please Will we recieve an email of confirmation or what should we expect?
    Posted 19-08-2019 20:36

Ida Ayu Mas Amelia Kusumaningtyas

Harshdev Punera

  • Harshdev Punera says :
    Thanks Tunza for this wonderful opportunity. I am really excited to join the family of ambassadors. All the best everyone.
    Posted 18-08-2019 00:55

Patrick  Obumselu

Ngolle  Aquila kingsman

  • Ngolle Aquila kingsman says :
    Please I want to find out how many ambassadors are needed per region?
    Posted 15-08-2019 09:14

Ngolle  Aquila kingsman

PURUSHOTTAM KUMAR SUMAN

  • PURUSHOTTAM KUMAR SUMAN says :
    Hey, I will definitely apply for it. All the best to all those who are applying
    Posted 12-08-2019 20:37

Jaewon Chang

  • Jaewon Chang says :
    Thank you for the opportunity!! Good luck to everyone who is applying! :)
    Posted 11-08-2019 14:45

Usha Amulya Narem

Pushpanjali Shrivastava

Nishan kc

  • Nishan kc says :
    Thanks Eco-generation,
    I am eager to apply on the ambasador and work on the environment field!
    Posted 06-08-2019 02:00

Fayaz Muhammad

  • Fayaz Muhammad says :
    Thanks for share important knowledge
    Posted 02-08-2019 04:29

Nada Muhammad

  • Nada Muhammad says :
    I'm so eager to apply^ ^
    Posted 01-08-2019 23:11

Yvonne Wabai

  • Yvonne Wabai says :
    Looking forward to applying for this.
    Posted 26-07-2019 08:01

Michael  suah

  • Michael suah says :
    Thank God for this opportunities, this is about time i really put my dream into reality,
    Now due to the civil War in my country Liberia ,out of 100% of the youth only 40% i really serious for education ,why the remeaning 60% i out of school ,and i involved into the following activities ,smoking,stilling ,drinking and wast of all they are on the street , so i really need this organization help so that we all can fight to take our youth from on the street and bring them home because we are the future leaders for the world tomorrow.
    Posted 23-07-2019 21:25

Ananya Singh

  • Ananya Singh says :
    Hey Eco-Generation,

    Here we're again with the great opportunity. Thanks a lot again for sharing this ! I've shared this on my social media handles to increase our popularity and thus, see more competent applications coming in this year.

    Good luck to everyone who's applying.

    Ananya
    Posted 21-07-2019 21:05

Bashe  Elmi

  • Bashe Elmi says :
    Thank you very much for this important opportunity
    Posted 21-07-2019 06:57

Bashe  Elmi

  • Bashe Elmi says :
    This is good opportunity for young youth in region.
    Posted 21-07-2019 06:56

Bwalya Bwalya

  • Bwalya Bwalya says :
    Thank you very much for this opportunity
    Posted 20-07-2019 07:33

Okoth Okoth

  • Okoth Okoth says :
    This is the chance i have been waiting for. Success for all applicants.
    Posted 19-07-2019 05:37

Desire HOUNGNIGBE

  • Desire HOUNGNIGBE says :
    Hello Eco Generation. Thank you for giving the chance to many young people around the world to apply for this program. It is great.

    Regards!
    Desire Houngnigbe
    Posted 17-07-2019 22:10

Rosa Domingos

  • Rosa Domingos says :
    Hi Tunza,

    Thank you for the opportunity! I am sure that new members will apply for this term.
    Posted 13-07-2019 17:17

Justice Obiri

  • Justice Obiri says :
    Thanks for the opportunity, I am however not clear on how to extend the term of an already existing ambassador.
    Posted 12-07-2019 12:45

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