YELP

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

 

 

Eligibility Requirements: 

  • 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

 

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This program is made possible with the support of our partners below


Levra Foundation


Levra Foundation