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Volunteer Halton Youth Advisory Council 2013

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The 2013 youth volunteer campaign has been extended to FOUR weeks (April 21 – May 20, 2013). Ontario students had more time and opportunities to volunteer in their communities.

ChangeTheWorld - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge is a call to action for youth aged 14 to 18 years to volunteer through a wide variety of exciting community initiatives with the objective to engage youth to volunteer for at least 3 hours over the 4 weeks campaign. Our goal is to help you get the community involvement hours you need to graduate high school.
Find your passion and get involved! Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned volunteer, the ChangeTheWorld campaign can help you be the difference.

THANK YOU and MERCI to our partners!

Local Schools

Robert Bateman High School, Burlington
Assumption Catholic Secondary School, Burlington
Craig Kielburger Secondary School, Milton
Bishop Reding Catholic Secondary School, Milton
Garth Webb High School, Oakville
St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School, Oakville

Local Organizations

Books with no Bounds
Bronte Creek Provincial Park
Burlington Slam Project
Burlington Youth Week Steering Committee
Carpenter Hospice
Community Youth in Action Network (CYAN)
Danielle’s Place
Fair Vote Halton
ErinoakKids Centre for Treatment and Development
Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Halton Regional Chapter
Peace Welcome Club
Peer Outreach Support Services & Education (POSSE)
Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention Services of Halton (S.A.V.I.S)
Volunteer Halton Youth Advisory Council
Willow Park Ecology Centre

Media

“We have a very active volunteer community in Halton... higher than our national and provincial averages,” said Ann Coburn director of Volunteer Halton in Oakville Beaver article "A salute to our Halton volunteers" Read more here.

ChangeTheWorld Events

Find Your Passion and Take Action in ChangeTheWorld events. Visit our display table at Burlington Public Library and pick up an CTW events listing brochure. See here pictures from Bishop Reding High Scool Breakfast & Coffee House.

Youth in Action Conference

On Sunday, April 28, 2013, high school students get together to volunteer and promote social change! Guest speaker Scott Hammell from "Me to We" showcased his unique magic and inspired youth to find and follow their passion.
During the lunch hour students connected to organizations that offer great volunteer opportunities and picked to volunteered in the afternoon in one of four ways: Artist with the Burlington Slam Poets, Citizen Activist with Fair Vote Halton, Education Advocate with Books with no Bounds, or Environmentalist with Bronte Creek Provincial Park.

Click here to see pictures from the event.

Bring your friends. Volunteer!

Click here to search volunteer opportunities to help you get the community involvement hours you need to graduate high school.

Like us on Facebook

We have a beautiful and resourceful new page on Facebook to keep you updated with upcoming volunteering opportunities and events. Like us and receive our latest news www.facebook.com/CTW.VolunteerHaltonYouth

 

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