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Ekam Youth Ambassador (EYA)

The Ekam Youth Ambassador program empowers young people ages 8 to 21 to

  • Volunteer in their local communities.
  • Help support Ekam’s mission to improve mother and child healthcare.
  • Preventive health in Indian villages.

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Details

The EKAM Youth Ambassador program is the flagship initiative of EKAM USA for EYAs to develop a lifelong penchant for service among the youth and develop empathy towards others in need.

They are the  EKAM Soul force that takes Ekam forward with the with core values of

  • Oneness
  • Truth
  • Compassion
  • Self-Obsolescence

Benefits

Build the spirit of volunteerism in youth

Develop responsibility, leadership and commitment to goals


There are many Tangible benefits:

  • Nomination to prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) if required criteria are met.
  • Participate in informative and educative Training programs/ Webinars.
  • Leadership opportunity to create a workshop to help pursue your passion and build confidence
  • Receive discounts from our partners (example: tuition waiver up-to $500 on ACT or SAT training)
  • Receive guidance on Grant Writing and College Essay Writing
  • Organize volunteering or fundraising drives end-to-end from planning to achieving your targets, with your chapter support

EYA Program Activities

Adopt a District

  • Each Ekam USA local chapter adopts one district in India 
  • Raise funds to support Sustainable Well Being Initiative (SWBI), which includes community empowerment activities for preventive health
  • District Officer and Staff from the district give periodic updates of progress made in ongoing projects to respective EYAs and Chapter Leads.
  • Update on variety of projects in which EYAs participate are presented at a monthly national Zoom call.

Local Service Opportunities



Each chapter can choose different locally available service activities.

Ekam is open to working with other organizations.

EYAs can bring their ideas to the table and have chapter support these projects.

EYA volunteer have participated activities in previous years such as

  • Serving at soup kitchens or food banks
  • Participating in health fairs / local events / awareness activities
  • Organizing Food / Clothing / Book drives
  • Candy drive for Veterans
  • Organizing 5K runs
  • Various fund raising events & Gala events
  • Volunteering in India

President's Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)

  • Ekam is certified to nominate EYAs to the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA)
  • EYAs are eligible if they meet  guidelines 
  • For more details, please check volunteering guidelines under EYA Resources after you register as volunteer

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Events

Upcoming events

    • 06/19/2022
    • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Oak Ridge Park, Clark NJ

    Please join us for our 3rd annual Ekam USA - New Jersey 5K Run and Walk - Click on the flyer below for more details


Recent Updates

College Counseling Workshop Recording

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22th Jul2021


Mediclown Workshop

Learn tools to create happiness with yourself and with people around you!

06th Dec2020


EYA's in Action

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