Over the past 85 years, we have collaborated with many amazing Canadian organizations that also offer great opportunities for youth development. Here you will find links to employment opportunities, awards and contests, extracurricular activities or youth events. We want to support youth and alumni in their growth as much as possible.
This page is updated regularly so make sure to bookmark it and check it more than once!
If you have a youth opportunity that you believe could be of value to our community, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be a Mentee
The GEM program connects motivated high school girls with a female mentor for a 9-month mentorship program. Through the program, mentees will develop professional skills, build confidence, seek resume-building opportunities and will be connected with a network of women and girls to help and support…
The Skills 4 Life – S4L
Skills For Life aligns with the "Mindset Growth Model", which amplifies the importance of continuous learning and self-discovery. The concept was founded on the principles of exploring, confronting, and moving past failure to build on key transferable skills that can be practically applied to daily life.
The First Tee
The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after-school and in-school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseve…
Conferences & Forums
Plan Canada Youth Summit and Storytellers Symposium
Join the Plan Canada Summits and Storytellers Symposium to learn how to meaningfully contribute to advancing children's rights and equality for girls as a global citizen. This year, you will get to collaborate with leaders, experts and peers in addressing climate change, menstrual hygiene, inequality and using your voice as a youth advocate.
RiseUP! Youth – Employment Program
Phoenix Human Services launched the Rise Up Youth Employment Program in 2015 after seeing a need for supportive employment for marginalized youth with barriers to employment. The Rise Up Youth Employment Program provides one-to-one outreach support to help youth meet their employment goals.
YWCA Toronto Youth Employment Services
YWCA Toronto's Employment Centres offer free services to women and men, aged 15-29 years who seek employment or plan on returning to school to advance their education and career prospects. Through YWCA Toronto’s Employment Centres, youth can access financial support to get started and employers can access financial incentives to hire them.