Become a Writer

Please carefully read the information below.

Currently, our standard Staff Writer applications are closed, however we still encourage those who are interested to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

If you are still interested in writing for The Youth Journal on a regular basis as a Staff Writer, or would like to get involved with TYJ in another capacity, please contact our Editing Staff at

Those submitting late applications to become a Staff Writer may still complete the form below. Please make sure however to send us an email indicating that you submitted this form, as well as your resume, to, so that an Editor can get back to you promptly.

If you would like to submit a stand-alone article to be published in The Youth Journal, please visit our Submissions Page for more information.


Please be advised that the standard application period is closed, and that if you submit an application we ask that you email us at in order to ensure a response.

All members of The Youth Journal, from our leadership to casual supporting roles, do all work on a volunteer basis. Paid compensation is currently not received by anyone at The Youth Journal, and all the work we do is to voluntarily advance our mission of supporting and developing young writers.

All successful applicants will be contacted as soon as possible with a starter package containing guidelines and other relevant information.

If you have any questions, and for submitting any supporting documents for your application, please email us at

Application Form