Youth Engagement/leadership

Still Time to Register! Youth CI Impact Accelerator & Information Session

There's still time to register!

Youth CI invites you to attend an Impact Accelerator Working Session to help organizations and collectives identify ways to improve outcomes for youth in communities across Ontario.

Building Up is now accepting applications - Deadline November 3, 2017

Please see the attachments below for detailed information.

Building Up highlights over the past two and half years:
·       90% of our graduates are currently employed with union or non-union employers
·       Over 5 billion water saved in the Greater Toronto Area
·       Over 18,000 hours of paid employment and training provided to our trainees

Youth Small Business Program Winter 2018 session - Deadline Nov 30, 2017

If you are between the ages of 16 to 29 and thinking about pursuing self employment or starting a small business, we want to hear from you!

Young People’s Advisory Process

The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth
Position type: 
Application deadline: 
Monday, October 30, 2017
Contact name: 
Kathy Mah

Young People’s Advisory Process

Deadline: Unknown (please contact the Advocate's Office for this information)

The Office of the Provincial Advocate for Children and Youth (the Advocate's Office) is seeking new young people who will help develop a formal Advisory Process for the Office.

The Advisory Process will be a structure to provide young people the opportunity to  give advice to the Office on its operation and activities, and help shape the manner in which other young people will give advice to the Office moving forward.

LGBTQ2S netWORKS Event on Oct 4, 2017

LGBTQ2S youth aged 18-29 are invited to a networking event with netWORKS mentors on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 from1 p.m. - 4 p.m. This is an opportunity to expand your professional network and connect with LGBTQ2S mentors from the City of Toronto and the private sector.

Engaging and Empowering - How to Become an Effective Mentor for Vulnerable Youth


CultureLink's Engaging and Empowering - How to Become an Effective Mentor for Vulnerable Youth online training is back and now open for enrollment! 

Designed for people interested in mentoring vulnerable youth, this 9-module course will walk you through the 3-E mentorship stages - Establishing, Engaging, and Empowering - to help you build a fruitful mentoring relationship with your mentee(s).  The course will explore the issues facing vulnerable youth and equip you with effective mentoring tools to help youth  overcome barriers and build resilience.

Toronto Youth Job Corps Program

Currently conducting intake for the Toronto Youth Job Corps program which begins Monday, September 11. Please see the attached poster.


Entry to Food Processing (EFP) Training Entry to Food Processing (EFP) Training


Please see attached flyer for detailed information.

ELIGIBILITY Must be a client of Toronto Employment & Social Services

18 years of age or older
Legally entitled to work in Canada
Must be at a minimum Grade 10 level for English & Math

Our next program starts October 16, 2017 and we are accepting referrals at this time

For more information contact us @ 416-393-0350

Ontario Black Youth Action Plan Community Co-Design Session: Peel on August 14, 2017

The Ministry of Children and Youth Services is hosting Community Co-Design Sessions to provide information on filling out applications for programs and initiatives under the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan. These sessions will also be an opportunity for organizations with similar ideas to form partnerships – a key component of the Ontario Black Youth Action Plan Collective Impact and Cultural Identity (CI2) Approach.


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