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Call for applications - the 20th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

by Eco Generation | 17-01-2018 14:58 Comments 8 Comments

Call for applications - the 20th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

Call for Applications
The 20th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

 
Eco-generation would like to announce a call for applications for the 20th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program.
 
Eco-generation Regional Ambassador is an elite position awarded to the 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, they are also expected to be knowledgeable on current environmental issues and on the information about Tunza Eco-generation platform as well.
 
We look forward to many applications from the youth who are eager to protect the planet Earth.
 
 
Application details
 
1.     Eligibility
- All Tunza Eco-generation members aged between 13 and 24 (as of February 18th, 2018) who are enthusiastic to spread news and stories about their local environmental issues at a global level
 
2.     Term
- The 20th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors (hereinafter referred to as 'ambassador') shall be in the position for six (6) months from March 2018 until August 2018.
 
3.     Criteria
- 60% of Application form + 40% of Activity Points out of 100%
- Six (6) month of coverage plan should be stated based on the 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 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 pointless short articles with only a few lines long in a short period of time
   - Dividing one article into multiple articles just to increase the number of articles
   - Putting short & half-hearted comments without actually reading articles
   - Secretly putting comments on old articles are regarded as cheating.
 
4. Duties

4.1. Mandatory duties
- An ‘Ambassador’ must post at least 2(Two) reports a month in regards to the environmental issues taking places 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 the local communities.
- An ‘Ambassador’ shall 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’ shall join various events including Monthly Events, Essay Competition and etc. of the Tunza Eco-generation website.
 
5.       Benefits
- Improvement of environmental leadership
- Enhancing promotions for one’s organization or environmental awareness programs
- Online mentoring to all Ambassador Reports
- Promotional goods for the environmental awareness campaigns to be planned and executed by an ‘Ambassador’
- Certificate to verify 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 the Tunza Eco-generation members.
- Recognition of the「Best Ambassador of the term」shall be given to 1(One) ‘Ambassador’ who shows the most passionate and active environmental activities as well as the participations 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 Eco-generation team.
 
6.     Completion of ambassador term
- ‘Ambassadors’ who posted minimum 12 valid ambassador reports will be eligible for term completion and the certificate.
- ‘Ambassadors’ who successfully completed their term will get significant advantage in term extension process. (Please check the details at the section 9. Extension of Ambassador Term.)
- If the posted ambassador reports turn out to be not valid due to lack in 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 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 effect on the result.
- Age limitation shall not be applied to the current ‘Ambassador’ who completed his or her term successfully.
- 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;
   ∙ Irregular posting of the ambassador reports
   ∙ Violation on the 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 how and what to cover your issues for 6 (six) months when you become an ambassador to your country.
- Application form must include correct mobile phone number, e-mail address and facebook account.

- We do not accept any recommendtaion letter from other organizations. (updated on Feb 12)
- Please upload your profile picture on the personal information page.(deleted on Feb 12)
 
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.
- If you have reference files (PDF and MS office format only), please attach them using reference button on the bottom of the application form. File name should be in English.
- 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.
- The personal information in the application form must be correct. Eco-generation is not responsible for any problem caused by incorrect personal information. If the selected ambassador does not respond to Eco-generation's confirmation request e-mail in 5 business days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next applicant.
- 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.
 
9.     Deadline
- Deadline for application is February 18th, 2018 (GMT+0).
 
10.  Result Announcement
- Announcement will be on February 21st 2018 (GMT +0) on Tunza Eco-generation website.
 
 
 
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 are violating the copyright law, provocative and insulting can be deleted without any prior notice.
- Irregular article uploading may cause disadvantage in ambassador term extension.
- Articles not related to environmental issues will not be counted as the ambassador article.
- Articles which contain simply links of other environmental news will not be counted as the ambassador article.
- An article should contain more than 4 paragraphs or it won't be regarded as an ambassador article.
- An article with few contents which would not be normally 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 peroid of request. (updated on Feb 12)
- However, if an Ambassador need 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.
- Any promotional goods can be provided only to ambassadors regularly uploading articles on schedule.(deleted on Feb 12)
- 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 can be ambassadors who cannot keep 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 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 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

 

8 Comments

  • Rosa Domingos says :
    A great opportunity for the members!
    Posted 12-02-2018 20:45

  • Dipendra Lamsal says :
    This is indeed a wonderful opportunity. being a new user, we would like to grow, and yes,this will be helpful.
    Posted 06-02-2018 02:58

  • Anish Thapa says :
    This very opportunity is a real potential based platform where youths of the world can create impact in the society for sustainability. This can bolstered one's communication skills, creativity through interactions among the youths around the world. I am very much thankful to TUNZA eco generation for providing such platform where we can materialize our unwrapped potential.
    Posted 01-02-2018 18:45

  • Bwalya Bwalya says :
    This is indeed a wonderful opportunity. Not only for one to help change people's mindsets about the environment, improve the quality of life but also to reduce land degradation and effects of climate change.
    Posted 29-01-2018 15:44

  • Victor eke mba says :
    very relevant and important information
    Posted 23-01-2018 08:12

  • Kshitiz Kandel says :
    A good information for the new members in tunzafamily a must read one. Do help boost and share everyone.
    Posted 21-01-2018 12:33

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