Aldershot Youth Crew Volunteer

(Our Kids Network)

Position ID: V-HVC0846 Last Full Update: 07 Nov 2019
Opportunity Details
CommentsJoin this new group of youth & adults looking to make positive change in Aldershot (Burlington). 
We have openings for youth from Burlington.
ContactLily Viggiano, Youth Asset Builder; Phone: 905-805-2953; Email: lily@ourkidsnetwork.ca
DutiesThe Aldershot Youth Crew is looking for Burlington youth, 12 to 17 years old (born from 2002-2007), to participate as members on our team. We’re providing an opportunity for youth to have a voice in Aldershot, Burlington and to work with adult allies from different organizations. We believe that youth voices matter, especially when it comes to making decisions that affect them!  
 
Crew Member responsibilities: 
• Give insight about what’s missing in our community for youth and how we can work together to find some solutions 
• Be open to learning about community resources for youth so you can share them with your friends and other youth you know 
• Plan, organize and participate on projects and events 
• Engage with other youth and adults in the community to promote the goals of the Aldershot Youth Crew and encourage your peers to also get involved as volunteers or event participants 
• Identify things you might want to learn about from adult allies 
• Attend meeting twice a month on Tuesdays at “the Hub” at Holy Rosary school – 5:30-7:30pm 
• A suggested commitment of 6-12 months with the possibility of extension, but feel free to attend some meetings first to check it out! 
 
Please note: This opportunity is intended for youth residing in Burlington, Ontario.
BenefitsCommunity involvement hours, snacks provided, skill building and other perks.
ClientsBurlington community
Ages12 year(s) - 17 year(s)
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForYouth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Newcomers / English as a second language
Areas of InterestAdvocacy ; Arts & Crafts ; Committees ; Community / Neighbourhood Volunteering ; Information & Referral Services ; Youth Engagement
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Creativity ; Customer Service ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Team Work
Commitment LengthMedium Term (4 months to 1 year)
Interaction LevelSmall Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesTuesday: Afternoon, Evening ((5:30-7:30)) 
 
1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 5:30-7:30
SeasonsYear Round
AccessibilityPartially Accessible
LocationHoly Rosary Catholic Elementary School, 261 Plains Rd E, Burlington
Number of PositionsBurlington: 4 individual(s) 
 
4 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingOrientation ; Training is provided
TransportationNear public transit ; Transportation can be arranged for youth as well.
Police CheckNot Required
End Date01 Oct 2021
Agency Details
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Organization NameOur Kids Network
Office Phone905-333-4226
Websitewww.ourkidsnetwork.ca
Address & Map
Burlington, ON
 
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Mailing AddressHalton Childrens Aid Society 
1445 Norjohn Court, Unit 1 
Burlington, ON L7L 0E6