Youth Ambassador Society

Youth Ambassador Society

Accepting applications now!

Application (click to download)

How to apply:

1. Download the application form HERE

2. Submit completed application to [email protected]

3. $200 membership fee payable upon confirmation of acceptance

Application deadline: April 14, 2019


Be part of the next generation of community leaders, while building real world skills and learning about health care at Burnaby Hospital.

The Youth Ambassador Society (YAS) is an eight month program offered to a limited number of kids and teens, aged 10 – 16.

Offered through Burnaby Hospital Foundation, in partnership with its Chinese Ambassador Society, participants will achieve personal growth through workshops, volunteering, fundraising, and building communications skills.


  • Develop skills to become a future leader and advocate
  • Learn public speaking skills, fundraising tools, and all about the medical profession
  • Meet Burnaby Hospital medical staff 
  • Give back to the hospital and the community 
  • Receive a Letter of Achievement
  • Receive tracked volunteer hours
  • Tax receipts for donations in support of fundraising efforts
  • Attend the Award and Recognition reception   
  • Awards for the top 3 program fundraisers
  • Award for the speech contest winner
  • Youth Ambassador Award and exclusive Gala Invite for the top program fundraiser


  • Youth Ambassador Society members are asked to attend all workshops and a minimum of two volunteer opportunities.
  • Ambassadors are encouraged to fundraise a minimum of $1,000 throughout the duration of the program in support of Burnaby Hospital Foundation.

Program Schedule (please see brochure):

YAS Brochure (English)

YAS Brochure (Chinese)


Application Form