Top Left Children's Foundation, a non-profit community organization that is dedicated to helping underpriviledged youth to aspire, strive and achieve thier goals and dreams is looking for volunteers for their community outreach programs and Family Day Event taking place on August 9th at Thomson Park from 9am-4pm. If interested please contact Kevin Williams, founder and CEO, at (416)871-0465, or Beth Brown, manager and operations, at (416)505-3992 or email them at email@example.com.
In addition, you can take part in one of Toronto's greatest summer traditions, the CNE, while gaining your volunteer hours as a park greeter, information distributor, or tour guide from August 16th to September 2nd. If interested in being a part of the Friends of the CNE Volunteer Program please visit www.theex.com or call (416)598-7284. Applications are also available in guidance.
Project Freedom presents M.U.S.I.C. - Music Used to Socially Inspire Change - a summer school youth-led initiative that aims to raise critical social and political literacy through music and the arts. It is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in pursuing a career in music or just in music in general that takes place from July 2nd to August 16th at Bendale C.I. They are looking for youth, aged 14 - 21, that are interested in creating an original CD and taking part in an end of the summer performance jam. You will learn directly from artists and educators, become a FREEDOM Scholar, participate with the FREEDOM Youth Committee, gain volunteer hours, and co-create future programming initiatives. GZA/Genius is also a special guest. Space is limited so if interested, please contact Falak Mujtaba or Jo'el Douglas at (416)899-7558 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Soulpepper is hosting an exciting opportunity for aspiring young male actors on Wednesday July 24 and Thursday July 25. The program will include acting, writing, improvisation, and stage combat, along with opportunities to see productions of Angels in America Parts 1 & 2. The program is completely free, and will even include a $20 / day allowance to cover the costs of transportation and food!
Please download the information sheet and application form below:
Mainstage Men Application 2013
All applications are due by June 10. You will require a reference from a teacher, mentor or employer.
There are a number of new opportunities available for those interested:
The Arithritis Society is looking for volunteers to help with their 2013 Walk to Fight Arthritis on June 9th. If interested visit http://www.walktofightarthritis.ca/ and click on the 'volunteer' section, or contact Lori Gotlieb at (416)979-3353 or at email@example.com.
The YMCA has the following events/programs running:
Their Summer Job Service is now in full swing and provides support to the youth applying for jobs, resume writing, etc. For specific details visit
http://www.ymcagta.org/en/get-a-job/help-you-find-job/emp-program-descriptions/summer-jobs.html You will have to go to the 10 Milner Business Court, 6th floor, to register. Also, the Summer company program for entrepreneurial youth interested in starting their own company this summer is only half full. To start the on-line process and for more information visit www.ontario.ca/summercompany and select YMCA Scarborough Employment as your Service Provider or contact
Mohammed Bozai at (416)609-0218, ext.220 or at Mohammed.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Their Youth Leader Corps is a free program running 11am-1pm at the Scarborough YMCA. It is a fun group that has weekly fun activities and provides a venue for youth to get their volunteer hours doing interesting projects. To find out more visit http://www.ymcagta.org/en/youth/youth-leaders/youth-leader-corp.html
The YMCA Teen Nights will be continuing throughout the Spring and Summer. Saturdays from 7:30 – 10:30 the YMCA Health and Fitness Centre (230 Town Centre court, beside Town Centre) is open for free to all high-school aged youth. Swimming, gym sports, Youth zone, exercise machines and group fitness classes are all inclusive. ID with your birth date is required and you will be given a YMCA Teen Night membership crd. The Health and Fitness Centre is also looking for youth to volunteer in job shadowing some of the Facility staff (maintenance and cleaning duties). This is a great opportunity to get many volunteer hours done very quickly. If interested, please visit the Centre.
Lastly, the YMCA’s Newcomer Youth Leadership Development program has many volunteer, Learn and Lead and mentoring activities. To register or for more info call Andrew at (416)609-0218, ext.248.
Summer school brochures and applications are now available in guidance and can be picked up before or after school or at lunch. Remedial credit courses are available in compulsory/core Grade 9 to 12 subjects for students who were unsuccessful in a course during the school year and who earned a mark of at least 35% but less than 50%. Full credit courses are open to all students that have earned 12 credits with the prerequisite by the end of June, with the exception of Grade 12 university English and the Literacy Course that now require 26 earned credits. There is also tutorial help in literacy, math and ESL. The deadline to submit applications is June 5th at 4pm for full credit courses and June 25th at 4pm for remedial and transfer credits and tutorial help. Further information is available at: http://www.tdsb.on.ca/_site/ViewItem.asp?siteid=200&;menuid=1288&pageid=954