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Youth Volunteer Information Session
October 21, 2019
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Program Description:

The Y.I.E.L.D. (Youths’ Initiative and Excellence with LD’s) is a unique program designed to support LD youth to gain valuable skills and increase civic engagement opportunities that will benefit them in life and work while making a difference in their community.

Main Focus of the program:

Co-Creation of Youth Community Service Projects: With support of program facilitators, participants will create community service project(s) that will make a positive impact in their community

Professional Leadership Training: a series of certified workshops that will give you actionable leadership skills for future endeavors

Direct Civic Engagement: With engagement of community organizations/ collaborators, participant will be able to develop our service projects within their communities

Benefits:

Receive YIELD program certificate

Free TTC fares, snacks and refreshment based on eligibility

Earn more than 120 hours of civic engagement in the social service sector

Build a professional network for future career

Earn valuable industry certifications like Project Management Training, CPR/First Aid, High 5 training

Contribute to the community through youth engagement

Free course materials

Attend conferences at no cost to you

Develop great references for your future career by working with community stakeholders at an organizational level

Field experience by creating and delivering community service projects

Empower yourself through volunteerism

Eligibility:

Youth who are 15 – 30 years of age

Youth who struggle with the impacts of an LD and /or ADHD / Newcomer Youth/ and/or youth facing adversity

Youth who are eager to learn about the social services sector, gain industry certifications and connect directly with service providers

Youth who are responsible, reliable and can commit 120 hours over a period of 4 months

OPEN HOUSE INVITATION:

121 Willowdale Avenue M2N 6A3 Suite 100

Closet Intersection: Willowdale & Sheppard

Don't miss this unique and exciting opportunity to develop your professional portfolio, while also making a difference in the community! GET YOUR TICKETS TODAY!

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