Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program (YCAP)

Youth Cooperative Ambassador Program

DEMCO is now accepting applications to its 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. 

YCAP ambassadors are expected to attend four meetings in the spring semester, 2023: Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 7, and April 4; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at DEMCO Headquarters, 16262 Wax Road, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739. An off-campus activity will be scheduled for community service, date will be announced, spring 2023. An end of the year banquet is scheduled May 2, 2023.

To qualify for consideration as an ambassador, click the green button below, complete the application form and signed consent from parent/guardian-DEMCO member. In addition to the the online application and consent forms, please submit one letter of recommendation via email to ChanonM@DEMCO.org.

Deadline to receive application materials is by November 18, 2022.

What are the requirements to participate?

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

To qualify for consideration as an ambassador, click the green button below, complete the application form and signed consent from parent/guardian-DEMCO member. In addition to the the online application and consent forms, please submit one letter of recommendation via email to ChanonM@DEMCO.org. Deadline to receive application materials is by November 18, 2022. Questions can be directed to 225-262-3074.

YCAP ambassadors are expected to attend five meetings in the spring semester, 2023: Jan. 10, Feb. 7, March 7, and April 4; 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. at DEMCO Headquarters, 16262 Wax Road, Greenwell Springs, LA 70739. An off-campus activity will be scheduled for community service, date will be announced, spring 2023. An end of the year banquet is scheduled May 2, 2023.