youthopps

creating spaces for youth to collaborate and drive change

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your influence is needed

We believe there are multiple pathways to employment prosperity, but central to all of them is the need for young people to influence and shape how they connect and engage in work. Ultimately, we embrace collaborative and supportive approaches that connect leaders, youth, and resources at local, regional, and national levels to enhance the range of youth opportunities.

We want to break down the barriers that prevent youth from making meaningful connections to the labour market. These barriers impact youth employment but can intersect with education, health, and social inclusion. By building a network of diverse youth across Canada, we can ensure youth are involved directly in solutions that affect them.

 

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vibrant healthcare alliance (VHA) youth toolkit advisory

In collaboration with Vibrant HealthCare Alliance (VHA), Canadian Council for Youth Prosperity (CCYP) is assembling a team of 4-6 youth advisors to conduct an audit and provide feedback on VHA’s Youth Toolkit, a series of materials and programming centered around the prevention of gender-based violence. 

VHA’s Youth Toolkit aims to draw on experiences, emerging strategies, and practices to educate on boundary setting to mitigate the formation of unhealthy relationships.

VHA’s Youth Toolkit also addresses the psychological and social matters involved in violence against women, girls, trans, Two-Spirit, non-binary and other gender-marginalized individuals living with disabilities.

This is a paid advisory role for gender-marginalized youth and youth who identify as having a disability. If you match the criteria outlined below, express your interest to be part of this meaningful work by Monday, May 16 at 11:59 pm EST.

ABOUT YOU

  • Between 13-29 years old at the start of the advisory activities 

  • Identify as having a disability (a sensory, intellectual or physical disability that requires accommodations)

  • Identify as being a member of a gender-marginalized group (cis-males are excluded from participating in this project)

  • Able to work remotely with access to your own technology including computer and internet connectivity to provide feedback on documents

  • Must have a bank account for payment transfers

Youth who read Braille are invited to participate to provide feedback on VHA’s materials created for the visually impaired. Bi-lingual youth are also invited to participate to provide feedback on French materials.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Those selected to become youth advisors will be required to attend two virtual knowledge-sharing sessions via recorded Zoom:

 

Monday, June 6 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Thursday, June 9 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EST 

 

This is a paid advisory role for gender-marginalized youth and youth who identify as having a disability to work with Vibrant HealthCare Alliance on their Youth Toolkit. If you match the criteria outlined above, click the button below to express your interest by Monday, May 16 at 11:59 pm EST.

 

YES, I’M INTERESTED

learn more about our compensated opportunities for youth network (COYN)