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ONLINE YOUTH PROGRAM VOLUNTEER


  • Virtual Opportunity
  • WHEN
    Short-term

COVID-19 notes:

  • We have relaxed criteria for posting volunteer opportunities due to the urgent need for COVID-19 Response. Volunteers are responsible for confirming the legitimacy of the group or organization(s) they are working with. Never hand over money or confidential information to groups looking for volunteers.
  • Please confirm that the organization you want to volunteer with can ensure your safety.

DESCRIPTION

The Y.I.E.L.D (Youths' Initiative and Excellence with LD'S) is a unique program designed to support LD youth to gain valuable skills and increase civic engagement opportunities that will benefit them in life and work while making a difference in their community.
We have transitioned to ONLINE program delivery and continue to train and connect youth to opportunities.

Three Pillars of Program:
• Co-creation of Youth Service Projects: With the support of program facilitators participants will create community service projects that will make a positive impact in their community
• Professional Leadership Training: Participants will be offered a series of certified workshops that will give them actionable leadership skills for future endeavors
• Direct Civic Engagement: With the engagement of community organizations and collaborators, participants will develop community service projects within their community

Eligibility
• Youth who are 15-30 years of age
• Youth who struggle with the impacts of LD and/or ADHD, Newcomer Youth
• Youth who are eager to learn about the social service sector, gain industry certifications and connect directly with service providers
• Youth who are responsible, reliable and can commit 120 hours over a period of 4 months

Benefits
• Earn valuable industry certifications including the Yield program certification, Project Management Training, CPR/First Aid, High 5 training
• Free snacks & course materials
• Attend Professional Development Conferences at NO cost
• Develop professional references for your future career while gaining field experience
• EMPOWER yourself and the community through volunteerism

To apply: https://www.ldatd.on.ca/yieldprogram/ or call at 437-237-1680

Who You'll be Assisting

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Learning Disabilities Association - Toronto District

The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District (LDATD) is a chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) serving the amalgamated City of Toronto. We are a Not for Profit Charity.


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Who You'll be Assisting

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Learning Disabilities Association - Toronto District

The Learning Disabilities Association of Toronto District (LDATD) is a chapter of the Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario (LDAO) serving the amalgamated City of Toronto. We are a Not for Profit Charity.