YA Buddy Programme – Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme

The YA Buddy Programme strives to offer young people the opportunity to shadow Young Ambassadors on the voluntary services to gain hands-on experience of their work and a better understanding of their mission of promoting hospitality. It aims not only to equip young people with the knowledge and skills for promoting Hong Kong, but also to inspire them to become members of the Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme (the Scheme) in the future.


Applicants must fulfil the following criteria:

  • be a Hong Kong resident aged 14 or above on the day of registration;
  • be a full-time student at a local secondary school / tertiary institution OR enrolled for study at a high school / tertiary institution outside Hong Kong;
  • be nominated by the school principal / teacher OR Young Ambassador;
  • be able to communicate confidently in Cantonese, Putonghua and English; and
  • have a commitment to serving the community


Service Contents

Participants will take part in the following activities after registration is confirmed until 31 July 2024:

  • Promotional activities organised by the Hong Kong Young Ambassador Alumni Association
  • Promotional activities on “Promoting Hong Kong’s Cultural, Heritage and Green Tourism” organised by the Young Ambassadors
  • Training activities on tourism knowledge and service skills


Awards System

  • All participants will be issued a participation certificate as an encouragement (contributed at least 15 service hours during the term of service)
  • All eligible participants are welcome to apply for the “Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme 2024/25”. Priority will be given to those with good performance and active engagement in the YA Buddy Programme
  • The Scheme will record and verify the service hours for the participants


Application Procedure

  • Applicants should submit a completed online application form
  • Successful applicants will receive a confirmation email with the information on registration



The Secretariat, Hong Kong Young Ambassador Scheme

Tel: (852) 3586 8458

Fax: (852) 3586 8311

Email: yas@hkfyg.org.hk