As a Youth Ambassador you will be involved with the community, youth-led initiatives, and other partnerships*. Youth Ambassadors interact with their peers and community, volunteering their time and showcasing their skills.
What are the benefits? Youth Ambassadors will have the opportunity to:
- Get trained in teaching, tutoring, and coaching (effective communication through storytelling, using digital tools, presentation skills, teaching theories and practices)
- Possess job readiness training
- Become a future leader of the new generation (obtain leadership skills- critical thinking, coaching for success, interpersonal skills, and mindfulness)
- Help out your community (skills application/ community service)
- Obtain certificates (first aid, food safe, and simplified financial literacy)
- Obtain weekly training allowance for eligible participants
- Must be between 15-25 years old, and is either a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or refugee entitled to work in Canada.
- Must be unemployed or precariously employed.
- Participants must not currently be attending other federally or provincially funded programs.
- Participants receiving Employment Insurance (EI) or Income Assistance (IA) benefits (e.g. CERB, CESB) must obtain approval from Service Canada before participating.
How to Apply:
Complete the Youth Ambassador online application form and submit it online.
If you have any questions, please call Riza Cardenas (778) 917-9558 or email [email protected].
*Training delivered in partnership with Western Community College