Feb 19, 2019

The National Youth Council of Switzerland

  • Crimson Education
  • Switzerland
Volunteering/Community Service/Social Entreprenuership Skill Building


Umbrella organization, centre of excellence and mouthpiece for young people to carry out lobbying work among politicians and the general public on behalf of young people – and give young people the chance to speak out for themselves.

The SAJV is recognized as a voice of youth at the federal level. It maintains close contacts with the  BSV which is responsible for youth policy at the federal level. It also works closely with other federal offices, which have youth programs in their area of ​​responsibility (eg health, migration).

Furthermore, the SAJV has a seat in important political expert committees and is networked with parliamentarians of all political groups. As well as being active in numerous NGO networks. Within this network, the SAJV advocates for the interests of its members and young generations in Switzerland.

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range


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