Mobilize the energy and creativity of Youth towards community engagement!
Each year, Volunteer MBC consistently records well over 15,000 youth referrals. Join us for this engaging workshop designed to understand what moves youth towards community engagement and, how to successfully inject their energy and creativity into your volunteer programs.
Date: May 30, 2018
Time: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Registration Open: 9:00 am to 9:15 am
Meals: Light Refreshments Included
Delivery Method: In-person Workshop
Venue: Community Door (Board Rooms), 7700 Hurontario Street, Unit 601, Brampton, ON L6Y 4M3 (Click here for the map)
Facilitator: Jabari Lindsay has been working as a youth social worker for over a decade. He is no stranger to Peel and lives with his family in Brampton. In 2016, Jabari was one out of the two lead facilitators delivering the Peel Youth Worker Training Program which was a collaboration between York University and The Region of Peel. Click on the "Workshop Facilitator" tab to learn more about Jabari.
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- Understand youth culture in the context of Peel region and discuss how it relates to volunteer engagement;
- Design volunteer position descriptions that are meaningful to youth and their capabilities;
- Strategize a support system for youth volunteers that will increase their potential in their volunteer role.
- Leaders of Volunteers responsible for youth volunteer recruitment.
- Not-for-profit programs and projects managers who coordinate and engage youth volunteers.
- Executive Directors/Heads of Not-for-profit organizations.
Jabari has been working as a youth social worker for over a decade. He is no stranger to Peel and lives with his family in Brampton. In 2016, Jabari was one out of the two lead facilitators delivering the Peel Youth Worker Training Program which was a collaboration between York University and The Region of Peel.
He is the former Project Director for Breaking the Cycle, a Toronto youth gang exit program. He served as the Manager, Youth Development for the City of Toronto from 2012 to 2017 before moving on his new role with the City as the Manager, Community and Labour Market.