Global Youth Day Working Group Member

(Kawartha World Issues Centre)

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Position ID: V-PET0034 Last Modified: 16 Feb 2016 Last Full Update: 16 Feb 2016
Opportunity Details
ContactRachelia Giardino, KWIC Youth Animator, Kawartha World Issues Centre (KWIC); Phone: 705-748-1680; Email:
Duties* Youth 14 to 25 are invited to participate in a youth-led working group to plan and implement an annual local spring youth conference, Global Youth Day (GYD), held in Peterborough.  
* This one-day community-based youth event explores social and environmental justice issues through arts-based and skill building workshops.  
* GYD is held in conjunction with Global Youth Service Days; the world's largest international celebration of youth volunteerism.
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Benefits* Excellent opportunity to get connected with like-minded youth wanting to make a difference or to just get involved!  
* Work experience with an established not-for-profit organization; meet other youth working for local social and environmental justice.
ClientsYouth aged 14 to 25 years
Ages14 year(s) - 25 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Areas of InterestEvent Coordination & Support ; Mentorship / Leadership ; Youth Engagement ; Youth Services
Skills/ExperienceInterest in social and/or environmental justice, creative arts, consensus decision-making.
Minimum Hours3 / Month
Dates and TimesDates and times to be determined by working group.
SeasonsOct to May - The conference is usually held in Apr.
LocationMeetings: Downtown
Number of PositionsPeterborough: 7 individual(s) 
7 individual(s) needed in total.
Training* Hands-on training as the event is organized.  
* Opportunity to participate in other workshops, such as anti-oppression, consensus building etc.
Police CheckNot Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameKawartha World Issues Centre
Office Phone705-748-1680
Address & Map
Trent University
1600 West Bank Dr, Environmental Sciences Centre, Room B101, East Bank
Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
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Mailing AddressPO Box 895 
Peterborough, ON K9J 7A2