Results Canada Fellowship program

By: Brier Published: 11/11/2020

the next generation of advocates and leaders

The Fellowship class of 2021 is now full. Bookmark this page and sign up to not miss out on any details for the 2022 Fellowship recruitment (Fall 2021).

Launched in January 2021, the Results Canada Education and Advocacy Fellowship Program is a 12-month hands-on advocacy and leadership training program for volunteers that will develop their skills in generating the political will to end extreme poverty. It is open to individuals aged 15 years and older who are based in Canada, and who want to go deeper in their learning and commitment to make meaningful impact.

After a competitive and selective process, 31 individuals from 8 different provinces were selected for the 2021 Fellowship program. Fellows are a part of Results’ volunteer network and meet virtually as a group to develop their leadership, communication and advocacy skills. They deepen their understanding of global health and extreme poverty in low and middle income countries, take action in the form of writing to the media (letters to the editor and op-eds), voice opinions on social media, and engage with federal government decision makers to guide them towards decisions that give people living in poverty the health, education and opportunity they need to thrive. Backed by the in-depth research and legislative expertise of Results Canada staff and partners, Results Fellows will realize the incredible power they possess to use their voices.

Check out our Fellow spotlights and read up about all our volunteers to find out more what you can be a part of.

Fellow spotlight 

interested in becoming a Results Fellow?

Consult more details below and stay tuned as the next round of Fellowship recruitment will begin in Fall 2021. Don’t wait to get involved. Start volunteering with Results Canada today!

what you get as a Fellow

  • receive training and support over 12 months to become a powerful advocate and leader
  • learn about global health, the causes and consequences of extreme poverty, and the solutions to address it 
  • learn how to communicate powerfully and to write impactful letters to the media
  • learn how to influence your Member of Parliament (MP) on issues that matter
  • take action on a monthly basis on our current campaigns
  • start your own Results group or help a local Results group grow and thrive
  • participate in webinars where you will hear from inspiring speakers
  • meet like-minded individuals, network and create meaningful relationships

how you can qualify

  • Passion for creating change and fighting poverty
  • Ability to commit 4-6 hours per week
  • Proficiency in English is mandatory but proficiency in French is a definite asset (the program will be in English)
  • Commitment to join:
    • monthly fellowship call
    • monthly call to action Q&A
    • monthly Results group Education & Action (E&A) meeting
    • other calls as opportunities come up (webinars, national calls, etc.)
  • Commitment to accomplish monthly Fellowship goals and reports
  • At least 15 years old (at the start of the Fellowship)
  • Based in Canada from January-December 2021 (with a keen interest for British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Past experience in student or community activism, political campaigns, or other anti-poverty or social justice focused activities preferred
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