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Changemaker Labs

GreenHouse, United College @ UWaterloo

   About the Position

Impact Statement
Youth volunteers contribute their time, effort, and talents to further social innovation projects in our community. Changemaker Labs is a pilot project occuring in Winter 2023 asking youth ages 15-30 to volunteer and help community organizations solve critical problems relating to youth-wellbeing. Visit our website to learn more.

Earn volunteer hours and a certificate of completion!

Everyone can be a changemaker! This February & March bring your unique set of skills and experiences to Changemaker Labs - an enriching VOLUNTEER experience for youth ages 15 to 30 to make an impact at local community organizations.

This cohort's theme is youth well-being and focuses on mobilizing data from the UNICEF Youth Impact survey our Region participated in Spring 2021. Participants collaborate hybrid style- in person & online. Enhance your people, critical thinking, and technical skills while building a network of like-minded people. Applications accepted until February 5th.

Contact Lily for support: [email protected]

Position Qualifications

Ideal for: An Individual
Age: 15+

Area(s) of Interest: Arts/Culture, Children/Youth, Leadership/Management

Skill(s): Collaboration, Community Knowledge/Awareness, Problem Solving, Thought Leadership (Innovation), Accountability

Training / Work Condtions

Training Details: social innovation training will be provided by GreenHouse staff, along with community challenges. Staff, alumni and community agencies will provide mentorship and support during the process.
Working Conditions: on-campus for orientation and challenge showcase. all other meetings are offered in a hybrid format.
Transportation: On a bus route

Time Commitment

Duration: 3 months or less
Weekday - Evening, Anytime
Meetings are Mondays from 6:00-7:30PM February 6 to March 27 2023. There may be tasks youth are epxected to complete on their own time to further their project.

   Contact Information
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Lily Viggiano
190 Westmount Road North Waterloo, N2L 3G5
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