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About the Position
Position # 21922
OrganizationKitchener Public Library
Position (You)th Connectors - Virtual
Location 85 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON, Canada
Impact Statement We welcome our community to engaging spaces where people connect, ideas flourish, and lives are transformed.
Description (You)th Connectors create content (letters, creative writing, and visual art) to be sent to local seniors homes and groups in order to create connections between the two generations.

Applicants must be 12 - 18 years of age AND live, work or go to school in the Region of Waterloo.

Submit ONE of the following per month: 500 word letter to a senior, 500 word short story, or one piece of visual art.
• Content is submitted to the Teen Librarian via e-mail who then curates the content to be sent to local seniors homes and groups through the Kitchener Public Library's Visiting Library Service.
• Seniors will be able to respond to (You)th Connectors through their own writing or art in order to create conversation between the two groups in these artistic mediums
• Letters and creative writing are expected to have proper spelling, be grammatically correct, and not contain any profane language
• Visual art is expected to be appropriate for all audiences
Training Details (You)th Volunteer Handbook
Working Conditions Technology required.
Duration 3 months or less
Timing Anytime
Time Detail Flexible
Age 12+
Ideal for An Individual
Transportation Car required
Area(s) of Interest Communication/Public Relations, Technology, Library/Research
Skill(s) Computer Skills
How to Apply
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Contact Sherry Erb
Phone 519-743-0271 Ext. 222
Address 85 Queen Street North Kitchener, N2H 2H1
Volunteer Action Centre
1454 King Street East, Unit 3
Kitchener ON N2G 2N7

Phone: 519 742 8610
Fax: 519 742 0559

Monday - Thursday
9 am - 4 pm
Friday: 9 am - 12 pm
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