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Youth Community Opportunities PDF Print E-mail

Attention students there are a number of great opportunities to get involved and have fun in your local community.  The Dorset Park Hub at 1911 Kennedy Rd is offering volunteer hours, free food and bus tickets, computer access, first aid and food handling training and interesting debates and discussions every Monday starting November 4th from 3:30-6pm for youth 15 to 23 years old. 

Also for youth between 15 - 29 years of age that have an interest in learning how to film and edit video, The Hub has ten spots available in a new program starting on Saturday November 9th at their Protect Media Centre (Kennedy and Eglinton), which provides experience with video editing software, access to professional cameras and hands on experience using Adobe CS5. Lunch and bus tickets will be provided.

A third exciting community program is The Movement Master Class, a 12 week workshop series designed to give individuals the tools needed to make a positive difference in their lives and communities, running Tuesdays from 4-6pm at the Dorset Park Hub for youth between 15-23. Participants will give 40 volunteer hours, a reference letter, up to $1000 and support to develop a community project and once again food and bus tickets are free.

Finally, The Cypher is another free program at McGregor Park on Mondays from 2-5:30pm for youth15-29 years of age that are ready to be heard. You will be able to record your songs, create videos of your poems, learn how to compose music and take part in lyrical challenges.

 

 
Ontario College Information Fair (Oct. 21 and 22, 2013) PDF Print E-mail

If you’re thinking about attending an Ontario College, don’t miss the Ontario College Information Fair - the only event where you can visit all 26 Ontario colleges in one place!

The College Fair happens on Monday October 21st from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM and Tuesday October 22 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM at the Direct Energy Centre at Exhibition Place. Admission to this event is free.

For more information please visit: www.aprod.com/ocif/

 
Student Life Expo - October 4 - 6, 2013 PDF Print E-mail

Canada's largest education and lifestyle event for graduating high school students is happening this weekend at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  The Expo will begin at 10:00AM and end at 5:00PM daily.  Please visit studentlifeexpo.com to register for free admission to this event.

 
Amazing Youth Programs PDF Print E-mail

Dorset Park and their provincial outreach workers will now be at Thomson every Thursday at lunch in room 200 to provide students with employment services, digitial media and arts, youth legal information, newcomer services, school life counselling, LGBTQ services, and much much more.  For further information  please call (416) 438-6880, ext. 278 or come to student services.

Tropicana and its Scarborough Youth Resource Centre, a drop-in centre for all youth ages 12 to 24, offers a number of amazing programs and services including free internet, fax, and photocopying access, leadership development, health education, employment, dance,and special events services, and arts and leisure programs to mention only a few.  Some of the key youth programs are: Man Up, a men's group that meets on Mondays from 6-8pm to discuss current topics in a safe, non-judgemental environment;  Sister 2 Sister, a women's group for ages 12-24 that meets on Mondays from 4-6pm and provides activities, healthy discussions and workshops about current issues;  Start Fresh, a Wednesday evening program from 4-6pm that gives youth the tools to learn and grow from their experiences;  Speckz'tacular Dance Program, an open intermediate dance program that teaches various dance styles on Wednesday nights from 6-8pm and Thursdays from 7-9pm; and Tropicana LYVE - Leading Youth to Valuable Employment - a wage subsidy program funded by Service Canada and designed to assist unemployed youth between the ages of 15-30 obtain meaningful employment.  For more info contact SYRC at (416)296-7154 or pick up a flyer in Student Services.

Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013 14:14
 
Canadian Armed Forces PDF Print E-mail

The Canadian Armed Forces will be hosting two evening information sessions on October 21 and 22, 2013 from 6:30 to 7:30 at 4900 Yonge Street (Third Floor Auditorium) for any students who are interested in joining the armed forces.  Qualified applicants may have the opportunity to obtain subsidized education at either the university or college level.  If you would like more information you can contact them at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

 
Young Voices Writers Conference PDF Print E-mail

 

This is a FREE event on Saturday October 26, 2013, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Toronto Reference Library. Participants will attend hands-on workshops in the morning and afternoon. Lunch and snacks will be provided.There will be workshop leaders from a number of different writing professions and an appearance by Toronto Public Library’s e-writer in residence for youth, Gary Barwin. The keynote speaker is well-known Canadian author Brian Francis. Other guests include: Karen Krossing on Character Development, Benjamin Gabbay on Story Plotting Jim Zub on Graphic Novels ,Ryan Kerr on Journalism and Bobby Del Rio on Playwrighting.  All teen writing will be assembled and an instant anthology will be created and distributed at the end of the day. See attached letter for more details.

Toronto Public Library - Young Voices Writers Conference 2013

 
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