Create your own community project - Become a RISE ambassador
Volunteer Types: Communications and Marketing, Event planning and participation, Legal/Advocacy, Social Media
Organization types: Arts, Community and Social Services, Culture and Heritage, Poverty/Social Justice
Short term (less than 6 months)
Application Deadline: October 31, 2022
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Do you want to create change in your community? Connect with other young people and other community organization in your city? We got you!

RISE is designed for young people with little to no previous experience in volunteering. We mean it! You don’t need to have ANY previous experience.

During 22 weeks, as Ambassadors, you will develop new skills (Project management, collective decision making, teambuilding, budgeting, research), learn about community engagement, and develop a project on a sub-theme that matters to you. You will also have access to mentors and various workshops during the program.

The theme for COHORT 11 is RESILIENT CITIES. From accessibility to arts, infrastructure, and green spaces to civic engagement, resilient cities are about developing spaces, activities, and initiatives that can lead local communities to thrive.

If you’re aged between 18 to 30, this is your chance to learn about community work, build confidence and make new connections in a supportive environment.

Deadline to apply is October 31st. Cohort 11 will start in January 2023.

How will this opportunity benefit the volunteer?
You will build skills in: - Teambuilding - Project management - Anti-opression - Time management - Budgeting Perks: - Free meal at weekly meetings - All expenses paid week-end retreat - Connections to other community organizations


Irmak Taner
@Apathy is Boring
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This position would be great for: Newcomers to Canada, Young Adults (19-24)
Number of Positions Available: 20
Good for people interested in: Communications and Marketing, Event planning and participation, Legal/Advocacy, Social Media
You will be helping with: Disadvantaged, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Indigenous persons, LGBTQI2+, Persons new to Canada, Visible minorities or racialized persons, Women, Youth (19-24 years)

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