Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program (YCAP)

DEMCO Announces Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program

DEMCO is accepting applications to its new Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program (YCAP), an all-expense-paid leadership and educational program for 9th and 10th-grade DEMCO member-students.

This program aims to foster positive ideas and values about cooperatives, cooperative governance, and the seven cooperative business principles. Workshops, seminars, peer group activities, and a community service project help enhance leadership, problem-solving skills, and interpersonal relationships.

Ambassadors will network with students from all seven parishes served by DEMCO: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, and West Feliciana. 

To qualify for consideration as an ambassador, a student’s parent/guardian must be a DEMCO member. 

To apply, complete the application and consent form and submit one letter of recommendation to ChanonM@DEMCO.org by November 19, 2021. Selection announcement will be made December 10, 2021.

What are the requirements to participate?

Student's parent/guardian must be a DEMCO member.

Application form, consent form, and one letter of recommendation must be emailed to ChanonM@DEMCO.org by November 19. Questions can be directed to 225-262-3074.

If selected, student must be available to participate in a total of six meetings, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the DEMCO Headquarters Office, located at 16262 Wax Rd, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739 in addition to one community service project, date TBD.