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 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 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.