About Us

YSS is wholly owned by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia and was established in 2012 with the aim to inculcate the spirit of volunteerism and camaraderie among the students of tertiary education and to produce global students volunteer icons.

With the tagline “Winning People’s Hearts, Mind and Soul Beyond Borders,” YSS is committed through YSS’ five thrusts; to create volunteer leadership, to organise high impact volunteer programmes, to fortify the ecosystem of volunteerism, enhance strategic linkages, and reinforce volunteer training.

YSS measures all volunteer initiatives and high impactful activities to meet the UN SDGs or Global Goals.

About YSS-ASEAN Cooperation Project 2019 

YSS is happy to announce that we are organising YSS-ASEAN Cooperation project 2019 again this year as endorsed by the ASEAN Member States and the People’s Republic of China.

The project will be divided into two phases;

Phase 1: 
YSS – ASEAN Students Volunteer Mission to Sarawak, Malaysia 
(15th August – 3rd September 2019) 

Phase 2 (Limited ONLY for selected YSS Alumni):
YSS – ASEAN Volunteer Leadership Development Programme 2019
(15th December – 21st December 2019)

In this regard, we are pleased to invite interested students of higher learning across the ASEAN Member States listed as follows and young nationals of the People’s Republic of China;


that fits the eligibility criteria as follows;
– Must be minimum of 18 years old.
– Must be full-time students of higher learning institutions.
– Must be active in volunteer work in campus or in community.
– Must be fit to participate in the mission.
– Must be a non-smoker and non-vape smoker.
– Must be free from any criminal record or any disciplinary offences.
– Must possess basic knowledge of ASEAN.
– Able to communicate in English.

Phase 1 of the project will be happening in more or less one month time. We are looking forward to receiving your applications by 18th July 2019 (Thursday).

If you would like to see the amazing work of our ASEAN + China Student Volunteers last year undergoing this project, click here!

Kindly refer to the Application Package that can be retrieved here;


Retrieve the Application Package here:

Should you have any further queries, please reach out to us at yss.asean2019@gmail.com or YSS personnel as follows;

Mr Runiy Maldud
YSS Manager
Mobile: +6019 822 8664, Direct: +603 8870 6869

Ms Fazirah Naser
YSS Senior Executive
Mobile: +6019 498 9093, Direct: +603 8870 6123