ONLINE YOUTH PROGRAM PARTICIPANT

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Recruiting Organization: Learning Disabilities Association - Toronto District

DO YOU WANT TO CREATE COMMUNITY CHANGE WHILE GAINING PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE?


Find out how with The Y.I.E.L.D program!

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.

We have transitioned to ONLINE program delivery and continue to train and connect youth to opportunities.


Three Pillars of Program:

· Co-creation of Youth Service Projects: With the support of program facilitators participants will create community service projects that will make a positive impact in their community

· Professional Leadership Training: Participants will be offered a series of certified workshops that will give them actionable leadership skills for future endeavors

· Direct Civic Engagement: With the engagement of community organizations and collaborators, participants will develop community service projects within their community

Eligibility

· Youth who are 15-30 years of age

· Youth who struggle with the impacts of LD and/or ADHD, Newcomer Youth

· Youth who are eager to learn about the social service 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


Benefits

· Earn valuable industry certifications including the Yield program certification, Project Management Training, CPR/First Aid, High 5 training

· Free snacks & course materials

· Attend Professional Development Conferences at NO cost

· Develop professional references for your future career while gaining field experience

· EMPOWER yourself and the community through volunteerism

To apply: https://www.ldatd.on.ca/yieldprogram/ or call at 437-237-1680

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Fee Amount: None

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Location:

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Mission Statement

To bridge the gap between intention and action in order to bring about social impact.

Description

Idealist is a leading online global resource for finding jobs in the nonprofit sector, as well as volunteer opportunities and graduate school programs for social impact.

Children & Youth
Community
Politics

WHEN

Mon Oct 18, 2021 - Sat Feb 05, 2022
05:00 PM - 03:59 PM

WHERE

Toronto, ON M5V 0P1Canada

(43.64688,-79.39264)
 

SKILLS

  • Public Advocacy

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

  • WEEKENDS, FEW_HOURS_WEEK

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