The European Heritage Youth Ambassadors Programme - run by Europa Nostra, ESACH, and the European Heritage Tribune - is a growing network of young students and professionals living in Europe who share their stories, experiences and passion for heritage on online platforms. The Ambassadors act as bridges between students and young professionals and European heritage organisations for the realisation of youth-led initiatives related to heritage! Applications for the European Heritage Youth Ambassadors Programme 2023 can be submitted by 13 January 2023.
Are you uncertain whether this role is for you? Then, you can hear from the 2022 European Heritage Youth Ambassadors and their experience in this video.
Description of the positionAs part of the European Heritage Youth Ambassadors Programme, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a growing heritage youth movement and:
The programme starts in February 2023 and runs for 12 months. The position is voluntary and requires availability for at least 10 hours per month, including attending an online monthly meeting of 1 hour.
The European Heritage Youth Ambassadors Programme has already completed its first two cycles, with youth ambassadors selected from different countries across Europe! You can meet the 2021 & 2022 Ambassadors on their dedicated webpage.
Deadline for application: 13 January 2023 (23.59 CET)
About Europa Nostra
Europa Nostra is the European voice of civil society committed to safeguarding and promoting cultural and natural heritage. It is a pan-European federation of heritage NGOs, supported by a wide network of public bodies, private companies and individuals, covering more than 40 countries. Founded in 1963, it is today recognised as the largest and the most representative heritage network in Europe, maintaining close relations with the European Union, the Council of Europe, UNESCO and other international bodies.
Europa Nostra campaigns to save Europe’s endangered monuments, sites and landscapes, in particular through the 7 Most Endangered Programme. It celebrates excellence through the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards. Europa Nostra actively contributes to the definition and implementation of European strategies and policies related to heritage through a participatory dialogue with European Institutions and the coordination of the European Heritage Alliance.
Europa Nostra is among the official partners of the New European Bauhaus initiative developed by the European Commission and is the Regional Co-Chair of the Climate Heritage Network for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
European Students’ Association for Cultural Heritage (ESACH)
The European Students’ Association for Cultural Heritage (ESACH) is an international network of European students and young professionals working within the cultural heritage field. They are volunteers working towards enhancing interdisciplinary collaboration amongst cultural heritage students and young professionals through networking and sharing knowledge.
European Heritage Tribune
The European Heritage Tribune (EHT) is an independent digital news platform for the European heritage community. The EHT strengthens the European network by sharing the news and distributing knowledge by and for the heritage sector. The EHT is a legacy of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The EHT answered the need for an overview of who is doing what, where and how. The ultimate goal of the EHT is to build bridges of understanding and to create new collaborations.
calls for contribution
Call for Digital Storytelling Workshop - Organised in the framework of ICCROM’s newest programme, Sustaining Digital Heritage, this workshop will share digital storytelling methods and offer hands-on experience with efficient, simple and ready-to-use tools. This workshop will be held online between 9-12 January 2023.
Deadline for applications: 11 December 2022, 12:00 PM GMT.
Further information can be found here.
Call for programme contributors to the European Youth Event 2023 - Young people are invited to propose activities within the European Youth Event 2023, which will take place in Strasbourg and online on 9-10 June 2023. The event will bring thousands of young people together on-site and online to hold discussions, exchange ideas and have fun.
More information can be found here.
E-FAITH is waiting for heritage professionals and volunteers to build contacts between associations and volunteers. The annual EFAITH weekends, thematic meetings and webinars aim at exchanging and passing on knowledge and experiences. Since E-FAITH is open to suggestions for upcoming events, there is no deadline for contributions.
For upcoming events, you can subscribe to their newsletter here.
Call for papers - Cultural Sustainability: Can ‘Cultural Impact’ be Measured?” - This call for papers aims at exploring the policy and managerial implications of the evaluation of cultural values and their impact in relation to UNESCO’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) from 2030 and beyond.
Deadline for applications: 31 December 2022.
The selected papers will be published in May 2023. Further information can be found here.
Call for Musicians
The call for application for the European project MERITA – where chamber Music, cultural hERitage and TAlent meet – is now online! It is open to professional string quartets, maximum average age 35 years old. If you have any questions you can also take part in the Zoom call for Questions and Answers on what MERITA is and all the opportunities offered by this European project on Tuesday, November 15th at 11 am (GMT+1 time).
Deadline for applications: 15 December 2022.
Further information can be found here.