ChangeTheWorld - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge
Calling all YOUth in Peel region! Get into action, volunteer in your community! Be part of a provincial movement!
From April 23 to June 3, 2017 all across Ontario youth who have graduatd from Grade 8 and are graduating from Grade 12 are invited to get involved in local community events, or to create events of their own to promote or support a cause that they feel really passionate about.
ChangeTheWorld is an opportunity for young people, like YOU, to connect to community organizations which can provide you with an awesome experience and lasting memories. It also lets you take the initiative on causes you feel really passionate about.
Last year (2016), over 67,300 Ontario youth volunteered a total of over 376,000 hours in their local communities over the 6 week campaign. Locally, Volunteer MBC engaged 8,686 youth in 180 events, which totaled an astounding 34,033 volunteer hours!
ChangeTheWorld is your opportunity to be part of something big...something really BIG!
Benefits for high school YOUth to participate in the ChangeTheWorld campaign include:
Collect volunteer hours to count towards your 40 hours of community service by getting involved in exciting community initiatives
Explore your passions by sharing your skills and talents with community service organizations/agencies
Share your experience with us and be recognized for your contributions through Volunteer MBC’s communication outlets
Have fun volunteering with your friends…or make new friends
Be part of a provincial-wide campaign where thousands of youth across Ontario are involved
We want Peel's youth to be the change in our community!
Here's your chance to ChangeTheWorld! Are you in?
The ChangeTheWorld - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge is funded by the Government of Ontario and delivered in partnership with the Ontario Volunteer Centre Network (OVCN). It is a province-wide campaign with the goal to inspire youth to volunteer, develop new skills and broaden their awareness of community service organizations. Volunteer MBC is one of 24 Volunteer Centres who are participating in the ChangeTheWorld campaign. For more information, visit the provincial website at http://ctw.ovcn.ca
Are you a community service organization? CLICK HERE to find out how you can get involved!