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Data in Action

How is the information we gathered from the 2021 Youth Impact Survey being used and making change? Find out here.
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The Founder’s Journey

The Founder’s Journey is a FREE online course, taught by award-winning professors from Ivey Business School at Western University.
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Oh Snap!

Youth from Waterloo Region and Local Federal Candidates in conversation on September 14, 2021.
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Transition Resource Guide

A guide created by RARC for post-secondary students with learning disabilities byy institutions in southeastern Ontario.
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#KidsTakeOver

A group of young people took over the mic to let us know what matters to them.
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edX Courses

Want to learn a new skill use edX to learn skills and take courses from major universities.
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Sense Making Report

We asked youth “What does this data mean to you?” This youth-friendly report breaks down some of the Survey data.
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Gimi Impact

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My Cat Makes Me Happy

UNICEF Canada outlines the findings learned directly from youth what well-being means to them.
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My Cat Makes Me Happy

UNICEF Canada outlines the findings learned directly from youth what well-being means to them.
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If you have a volunteer opportunity or resource you would like to post on the bulletin board feel free to fill out the form and send.

 

Page created by Abdullah Awan, Youth Connector.

Carizon
Volunteer Tutor
  • Carizon (Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge & Online)
    • Position Qualifications
      • Ideal for: An Individual, Student Placement
      • Age: 15+
      • COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes
      • Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Children/Youth, Mentoring / Tutoring
      • Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Conflict Resolution, Verbal Communication, Motivate Others, Empathy
      • Duration
        • 3 months or less
        • Weekday – Evening
        • Mondays – program runs 4:00-6:00 pm

 

Form: https://www.volgistics.com/appform/1744906274

Contact: Katie McArthur: 519-743-6333 Ext. 1243

City of Cambridge
Friendly Visiting Program
  • City of Cambridge (Friendly Visiting Program)
    • Position Qualifications
      • Ideal for: An Individual (Portuguese Speaking Volunteer)
      • Age: 18+
      • Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services
      • Skill(s): Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Verbal Communication, Sensitivity, Accountability, Empathy, Respect
      • Duration:
        • 1 year or more
        • Anytime
        • Flexible to volunteers availability
Region of Waterloo
Pianist
  • Position Qualifications
    • Ideal for: An Individual
    • Age: 12+
    • Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Health Care / Wellness, Senior Services
    • Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Respect, Self-Motivation, Performing, Playing
    • Duration
      • 3 months or less
      • Weekday – Daytime, Weekend – Daytime
      • Piano music for entertainment can be provided any weekday close to mealtime or later in the afternoon. Music for worship services will happen late on Sunday afternoons.
Kitchener Public Library
Youth Chef-in-Residence
  • Position Qualifications
    • Ideal for: An Individual
    • Age: 14+
    • COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes
    • Area(s) of Interest: Food/Hospitality, Library/Research
    • Skill(s): Collaboration
    • Duration: 
      • 4 – 6 months
      • Weekday – Evening, Weekend – Daytime
      • from January – May 2023, attend 2 introductory meetings on Mondays at 3pm and attend cooking programs on Saturdays (dates to be determined).
House of Friendship
Delivery Volunteers
  • Position Qualifications
      • Ideal for: An Individual, A Group
      • Age: 15+
      • COVID-19 Vaccination Required: Yes
      • Area(s) of Interest: Caring Support, Driver/Transportation, Special Events
      • Skill(s): Customer Service, Cultural Awareness/Sensitivity, Interpersonal Communication, Communicate in Plain Language
      • Duration: 
        • 3 months or less
        • Start Date:2022-12-10
        • End Date:2022-12-15
        • Weekday – Daytime, Weekday – Evening, Weekend – Daytime
        • Sunday (shifts available anywhere between 9:30am-10:50am)
United for Literacy
Program Volunteers
  • Ideal for: Individual with English or French language skills
  • Age: 16+
  • Area(s) of Interest: Interpersonal, Verbal Communication 
  • Skill(s): Enthusiastic, flexible, and creative,
City of Waterloo
Aquatics
  • Position Qualifications
    • Ideal for: An Individual
    • Age: 14+
    • Area(s) of Interest: Children/Youth, Recreation/Sports, Mentoring / Tutoring
    • Skill(s): Customer Service, Coaching, Supervision, Decision-Making/Prioritizing, Accountability 
    • Duration: 
      • 3 months or less
      • Weekday – Evening, Weekend – Daytime
      • Late afternoons, evenings, or weekends for 1.5 to 3 hours per week for a full session (Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer.)
City of Kitchener
Tasting Table Attendant
  • Position Qualifications
    • Ideal for: An Individual
      • Age: 14+
      • Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Food/Hospitality, Special Events
      • Skill(s): Customer Service, Public Speaking/Presentation Skills, Verbal Communication, Self-Motivation, Flexibility
      • Duration
        • 3 months or less
        • Weekend – Daytime
        • Tasting tables will run for 3 hours on Saturdays, from 9:30 – 11 a.m. or until the product runs out
Children and Youth Planning Table
Youth Impact Survey Ambassador

Interested in amplifying the voices of youth in the community? This year the Children and Youth Planning Table of Waterloo Region (CYPT) is looking to pull together a team of 8-10 youth ambassadors from across the region to help promote the 2023 Youth Impact Survey (YIS)!

Please see below for more information and to submit your application.

WHO CAN APPLY?

We’re looking for 8-10 youth (under age 18) who represent the region!
Open to youth from Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo, North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot and Woolwich
Youth with different life experiences and identities

 

Link: Children and Youth Planning Table – Youth Impact Survey Ambassador Application