Canada 150

What is the 150 Reasons Youth Project?

This year Volunteer Victoria launched the 150 Reasons Youth Project. This project is a series of 12 events and/or initiatives designed and planned by a youth steering committee comprised of youth between the ages of 15-29.

The 150 Reasons Youth Project is intended to facilitate youth leadership and community engagement as we commemorate Canada’s 150th year. Each committee member will receive Volunteer Management and Career-related training to better prepare them for the projects they will be undertaking.

What are the requirements?
  1. Youth between the ages of 15-29
  2. Criminal Records Check
  3. Participating in the planning and delivery of at least 2 events throughout 2017
  4. Availability to meet on Saturdays (usually 10-12pm), every two weeks. This may change as we approach event dates.
What do I get out of the experience? 
  1. Volunteer Management training
  2. Career related training
  3. Volunteer hours
  4. Leadership opportunities 
  5. Networking
  6. References
  7. Free food
How do I get involved?

Contact: Mbaka Wadham
250 386 2269 ext. 28
mbaka@volunteervictoria.bc.ca 

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