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Call for Applications - The 30th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors

by Eco Generation | 05-01-2023 09:56 Comments 13 Comments

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Eco-generation would like to announce a call for applications for the 30th Eco-generation Regional Ambassadors Program.
 
Eco-generation Regional Ambassador is an
influential position awarded to 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 of 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 future generations at an international level. 


We look forward to many applications from youths 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, 2023) who are enthusiastic to spread news and stories about their local environmental issues at a global level.


2.     Term

- The 30th Eco-generation Regional Ambassador (hereinafter referred to as 'Ambassador') shall be in the position for six (6) months from March 2023 until August 2023.


3.     Criteria

- 60% Application Form + 40% Activity Points
- Six (6) months of coverage plan should be stated based on concrete action plans.
- Any false information on an application form can cause disqualification or cancelation of a position even after being selected.
- Any unfair practice in gathering activity points can cause disqualification.
 
*For detailed information on the point system, please refer to the Notice 
[World] Guide to 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 short, pointless articles with only a few lines long within a short period of time.
   - Dividing one article into multiple articles just to increase the number of articles.
   - Writing short & half-hearted comments without actually reading articles.
   - Secretly writing comments on old articles are also regarded as cheating.


4.     Duties

4.1. Mandatory Duties

- An Ambassador must post at least 2(Two) reports per month in regard to the environmental issues taking place in his/her region.
- An Ambassador should check the e-mail box and Eco-generation Ambassador Forum often so as to promptly respond to the 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 can voluntarily plan and execute campaigns and events to raise environmental awareness and to promote TUNZA Eco-generation in their local communities. (This part can be temporarily postponed due to COVID-19).
- An Ambassador should 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 should try to join various events including Monthly Events and etc. on the Tunza Eco-generation website.


5.     Benefits of Completion

- Improvement of personal environmental leadership skills.
- Enhancement of promotions for one's organization and (or) environmental awareness programs.
- Online mentoring provided by mentors to their Ambassador Reports.
- Promotional goods can be provided for environmental awareness campaigns to be planned and executed by the Ambassador :
   ∙ Ambassadors who successfully posted 4(Four) mandatory reports by the end of the second month can request Ambassador Goods and Promotional Goods.  
   ∙ Eco-generation doesn't take responsibility for tax payments including tariffs on the requested goods.
   ∙ There are countries in which up to 2kg of promotional goods can be sent.

Due to COVID-19, the shipment availability of promotional goods may change depending on the current Korea Post (EMS) situation in the third month, May 2023.

- Certificate that verifies successful completion of the Ambassador's duties.
- Reference letters
- The 3(Three) best ambassador reports will be published in the monthly Tunza Eco-generation Newsletter which is publicly released to Tunza Eco-generation members.
- Recognition of The Most Inspirational Ambassador of the term' shall be given to 1(One) Ambassador who demonstrates the most passionate and active environmental activities as well as participating in various events of Tunza Eco-generation. A certificate and souvenir will be given to the Most Inspirational Ambassador at the end of the term. The process and final decision on the selection shall be planned and confirmed by the Eco-generation team.


6.      Extension of Ambassador Term

- A current Ambassador who has successfully completed both mandatory and optional duties will get the privilege of being selected without the screening process. If the current Ambassador wishes to make the term extension, he or she needs to have written all of the required 12 reports (2 per month X 6 months) before the application deadline of the new ambassador term (by February 18th, 2023).
- In spite of the privilege of screening exemption, the 6 (SIX) months coverage plan and the motivation should be filled up in the Apply 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 have an effect on the result.
- 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 for 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 for term extension include the following:
   ∙ Irregular posting of ambassador reports.
   ∙ Violation of copyright law.
   ∙ Insincere communication such as not responding to 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.


7.     How to Apply

- Visit Tunza Eco-generation Home>Our Actions>Ambassador Program>Apply (tab)

- Please submit your plan on what and how you will cover your issues for the next 6 (six) months if you become an ambassador to your country.

- You can check the status of your application at Home>Our Actions>Ambassador Program>My Page (tab) 
- We do not accept any recommendation letters from other organizations.


8.     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 the mandatory information is missing, the application will be disqualified.
- 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.
- We announce the selection announcement only through our website and email. If a selected Ambassador does not respond to Eco-generation's confirmation request e-mail within 3 business days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next candidate.
- 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 19th February 2023


 
10.   Result Announcement

- Announcement will be on 22nd February 2023 on Tunza Eco-generation website as well as through private email. Please check our website and your email inbox to confirm the result.

Please take your time to go through all of the revised changes in the Application Details stated above.

 


📌FAQ
 
Q1. 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 
 
Q2. 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 of copyright law will be dealt with seriously.
- Inappropriate articles which violate the copyright law, are provocative, and (or) insulting can be deleted without any prior notice.
- Irregular article uploading may cause disadvantages in ambassador term extension.
- Articles unrelated to environmental issues will not be counted as ambassador articles.
- Articles that simply contain links to other environmental news will not be counted as ambassador articles.
- An article should contain more than 4 paragraphs or it won't be regarded as an Ambassador article.
- An article with only a few contents that would not normally be regarded as an article.
 
Q3. How can an Ambassador get a Reference Letter?

- TUNZA Eco-generation doesn't provide any form of letters for college or university admissions.
- 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.

-The request should be made at least 2(Two) weeks prior to the due date.

 
Q4. How can an Ambassador get EXTRA promotional goods for a campaign?

- Ambassadors cannot request extra promotional goods other than a certain period of request. 

 

Q5. I've submitted my application - is there any way for me to check if it has been submitted correctly?

- You can check the status of your application by clicking the 'My Page' tab on top of this page or at Home>Our Actions>Ambassador Program>My Page (tab) 


Q6. What should I do if I can't upload two (2) articles a month?

- There may be Ambassadors who cannot keep up with 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 to the mentors explaining the situation with a 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 in the excuse e-mail.
- If the absence period is too long (more than 2 months in a row), there can be significant disadvantages in the 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


13 Comments

Richard Adayi

  • Richard Adayi says :
    Great Opportunity ! Thanks Tunza
    Posted 19-02-2023 09:00

Serah  Emiade

  • Serah Emiade says :
    Thank you for the opportunity. Done with the application
    Posted 19-02-2023 05:40

Yashaswi Hegde

Shreya Kaushik

Alex Kim

  • Alex Kim says :
    Great avenue to raise some awareness while connecting with like-minded people!
    Posted 18-02-2023 21:54

Jing Yuan Huang

  • Jing Yuan Huang says :
    applied it! Thank for this opportunity
    Posted 18-02-2023 02:00

Yashaswi Hegde

  • Yashaswi Hegde says :
    Great opportunity. Would love to apply and contribute to the cause as an ambassador!
    Posted 15-02-2023 20:22

Momina Ahsan

  • Momina Ahsan says :
    applied already
    Posted 05-02-2023 23:12

Polina Postnikova

NEWTON  TOBIKO

  • NEWTON TOBIKO says :
    Willing to pursue the aforementioned roles. I am going for this
    Posted 18-01-2023 19:03

Shiv MehrotraVarma

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    Thanks for your interest! Hope to meet you as our new ambassador! :)
    Posted 10-01-2023 15:47

William Park

  • William Park says :
    Very much excited to apply. Thank you!
    Posted 05-01-2023 22:32

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